Create Statements.

A monument sign is the first statement you make about yourself as your customer visits your establishment. it comes from the latin monere meaning “to remind.” What does your monument currently say about you? Make a statement that leaves the right impression! If you are looking for top-notch, custom signage designed for maximum impact, DesignElement is your one-stop design/build resource. With years of experience, knowledge of materials and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities at our disposal, we have the capability to produce completely custom entry and monument signage that reflects the elegance and style that you expect.

DesignElement offers our clients turnkey solutions, providing complete custom design, permit acquisition, construction/construction management, logistics, and even service after the sale for ongoing repairs and/or maintenance as needed over time. With so many material and construction methods available, there’s never been a better time to give your facility an eye-catching statement that will last for years to come.

Monument Design
Convey permanence.

Questions & Answers

Can you draw an architectural rendering of our sign for us so we can present it at the next board meeting?

We would love to custom design and render your monument for you.  Call us today to discuss pricing for renderings and design work.

We're looking for something low maintenance, what do you suggest in regards to bushes and plants around the monument?

Environmental design is our specialty.  We can help you choose flora that is easy to maintain, looks great, and keeps its appearance regardless of the season.

We would like a sign package to include monuments that are visually tied in to our corporate branding, can you do that?

Yes, we can tie various aspects of your monuments, wayfinding, and building signs to your branding so there is a consistent look and feel to the sign package.  We can even do this across multiple build-outs and locations.

Featured Projects

  • Wynn Homes | The Landings at New Light – Creedmoor, NC

    Wynn Homes | The Landings at New Light – Creedmoor, NC

    The Landings at New Light monument was designed, fabricated, and installed by DesignElement for Wynn Homes, a well known North Carolina based developer. This beautiful entryway statement featured a tapered stone monument and a projecting wooden beam with a hanging sign consisting of a metal frame and a carved and painted hdu sign.  You can...

  • CalAtlantic | Lake Castleberry – Apex, NC

    CalAtlantic | Lake Castleberry – Apex, NC

    The Lake Castleberry monument signs mark the entrances to a CalAtlantic residential development in Apex, NC. We designed the large entryway monument as well as two smaller mirrored monuments. This multi-layered monument sign features an 11 ft long carved HDU sign that is recess mounted into locally sourced stone.

  • YMCA of the Triangle – Wake Forest, NC

    YMCA of the Triangle – Wake Forest, NC

    The YMCA of the Triangle re-branding and monument sign project was a unique opportunity afforded to us by our good friends at Withers & Ravenel.  Located at the Camp Kanata facility in Wake Forest, our project started with an entryway monument sign that fit the active outdoorsy theme that the Y exemplifies and quickly turned into a full...

  • Cannon Architects | Durham Academy Monument – Durham, NC

    Cannon Architects | Durham Academy Monument – Durham, NC

    We were asked to help in the design and creation of a new monument sign for Durham Academy’s Upper Schools by Cannon Architects and C.T. Wilson. We produced a lit sign that recesses into and wraps around one end of a brick wall. For the second sign, we created a double faced lit cabinet that...

  • Arthur Rutenberg | The Enclave at Falls Lake – Wake Forest, NC

    Arthur Rutenberg | The Enclave at Falls Lake – Wake Forest, NC

    Design-build turn-key entrance monument and street-scape. DesignElement was asked to design, construct, and install the entrance monument, columns on other 3 corners, street signage, and marketing signs for The Enclave at Falls Lake in Wake County by Arthur Rutenberg. Great custom homes deserve a great entrance. A curving stone and pardged wall with radius planter,...

  • Patheon – Durham, NC

    Patheon – Durham, NC

    Patheon contacted us about branding new industrial, manufacturing, and office space in Durham, North Carolina as well as Greenville and Florence, South Carolina. This included multiple channel letters, halo lit channel letters, ground signs, vehicular directionals, and lobby signage. The Greenville, SC required the use of large boom lifts in order to complete an 80′...

  • Orleans Homes | Colvin Park – Holly Springs, NC

    Orleans Homes | Colvin Park – Holly Springs, NC

    We are proud to count Orleans Homes as one of our premier clients. We design and manufacture all of their entry features, marketing signs, sales center signage, interior design center signs, and exterior collateral. Their bright color palette and playful design expresses the joy of purchasing a home.  Check out the fantastic entryway monument sign...

  • HHHunt | Tyler Park – Fuquay-Varina, NC

    HHHunt | Tyler Park – Fuquay-Varina, NC

    Design-Build Turn-Key entrance monument, entry columns, and street signage for Tyler Park Community for HHHunt in Fuquay-Varina, NC. Project included 2 entrance monuments across street from each other along with 4 columns. Monuments are masonry with pardged sign area, low planter, and aluminum column caps. Custom street signage was installed for entire community.

  • Rodgers Family Skate Plaza

    Rodgers Family Skate Plaza

    The signage for the Rodgers Family Skate Plaza at Trackside in Apex, NC, included multiple branding signs as well as a dedication sponsor art piece memorial.  The park has a fantastic history and origin story involving the retired chief of police and the local youth working together on this community project.  DesignElement was asked to...