The Purpose of ADA Signs

The Purpose of ADA Signs

“ADA” stands for the Americans with Disabilities Act, which is a regulatory government protocol that sets the rules and regulations for signage that designates accessible areas of public spaces. The purpose of ADA signs is to give those with visual impairments the...

ADA Sign Guidelines

ADA Sign Guidelines

We’ve gone over these guidelines to ADA compliant signage in many past blogs, but we figured that it would be helpful to have all the ADA sign guidelines available in one place! The following details the main ADA regulations and sign design guidelines to follow. If...

ADA Signs, Symbols, and Communication

ADA Signs, Symbols, and Communication

Acrylic ADA Restroom Signs What are Pictograms? Symbols have been used for many, many years to provide a communication short-cut that allows for instant understanding between people who may not speak the same language or who communicate in a different way. Symbols...

Signage for Accessible Environmental Design

Signage for Accessible Environmental Design

Why is it necessary for public spaces to be accessible to all? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was first signed into law on July 26, 1990, by President George H.W. Bush. The ADA is an exhaustive catalog of specifications for architectural buildings and...

Understanding Compliant ADA Signs

Understanding Compliant ADA Signs

Signage and the Americans with Disabilities Act The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was first signed into law on July 26, 1990. However, people with disabilities were fighting for inclusive and accessible spaces long before ADA became law. ADA signs are an...

All About Indoor Acrylic Signs

All About Indoor Acrylic Signs

Custom braille room signs Interior-grade acrylic is one of the most common and affordable sign substrates available and is the perfect medium for indoor signs. Acrylic comes in different grades and thicknesses depending on what it will be used for and can easily be...

Wayfinding ADA Compliant Interior Signs

Wayfinding ADA Compliant Interior Signs

Wayfinding ADA Compliant Interior Signs Navigating an unfamiliar building can be tricky sometimes. Even with room signs and way-finding directional signs, it can take a while to get to the right room! For individuals with vision impairments it’s even harder, even...

ADA Sign Installation Process

ADA Sign Installation Process

The new U.S. Army Reserve Readiness and Training Center is located in Windsor, Colorado just a few miles from Connecting Signs.  Last spring the construction was completed on the facility that will be used for a base for part-time soldiers’ once-a-month drills and...

Interior ADA Signs for New School

Interior ADA Signs for New School

  Creede, Colorado is a small town located in southwest Colorado about 315 miles from our shop in Fort Collins, Colorado.  The 2015 school year began with a lot of excitement in this little town because of a new school that was all ready for the students and...

Compliant ADA Signs- Just The Facts

Compliant ADA Signs- Just The Facts

ADA signage is everywhere now; a very common part of our lives.  This means a lot of us don’t really give the ADA much thought.  We know what it is and what it is for and that’s about it. However, there is a lot of history and interesting facts about how the ADA...

Routed & Engraved Signs

Routed & Engraved Signs

One way to get routed signs is by using a handheld router.  Although a handheld router produces beautiful signs using wood, metal, and other hard materials, they can be slow.  In this fast-paced world of business and competition, you need your sign or signs fast.  For...

Indoor Business Signs – How to be compliant with ADA regulations

Indoor Business Signs – How to be compliant with ADA regulations

What are ADA Signs? ADA Signs, Braille regulatory signs, Indoor Business Signs all use standard symbols, pictograms, and text to mark areas specially adapted for use by disabled persons. Why do you need to comply? According to the US Department of Justice website, the...

Interior Signs Create a Positive First Impression

Interior Signs Create a Positive First Impression

Purposeful Interior Signage Make a lasting positive first impression on your customers with great looking interior signage. Interior building signs range from ADA room identification signs to reception area and lobby signs. There are many options from wood, acrylic,...

Interior Building Signs

Interior Building Signs I'm sure you've seen it – someone walking around an office building or maybe a medical center, and they look lost, or maybe there's no doubt they're lost because they are saying things to themselves (out-loud) like “where is it...”, or “I...

Indoor Business Signs – ADA Signs

Indoor Business Signs – ADA Signs

Here on our website, you can see all the different types of signage that we are able to design and manufacture. There’s banners, window graphics, vehicle wraps, etc.… The one type of sign that we get a lot of questions on in regards to indoor business signs is ADA...