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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,…

Monument Sign, Entry Statement, 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.

Monument Wall

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…

Charter Square

Charter Square – Raleigh, NC

The Charter Square project in Raleigh, NC featured over 300 custom made ADA compliant interior wayfinding signs.  Each sign was fabricated from non-glare acrylic with raised brushed aluminum features. The entrance sign and directory featured dimensional lettering and brushed aluminum plates giving the signage an impressive look when seen from a light refracting angle. The…

ADA Compliant Interior Sign

Dilweg | 3150 Roberts Rd – Wake Forest, NC

We installed a complete interior upfit after Dilweg‘s renovation at 3150 Roberts Road in Wake Forest. We planned, produced, and installed all the core and suite signage in house.  The suite signage featured removable nameplates with laser engraved logo and graphics. Additionally, we installed vinyl graphics on their fleet of company vehicles.

First Take Set Design – Chapel Hill, NC

We are proud to have been contacted by ESPN’s First Take to design, create, and install sets in Chapel Hill, NC for the Duke vs UNC rivalry games in early 2015. Sets were created which included multiple large fabric banners, foam core wall panels, stage column wraps, and window decals. The team only had a…

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.

Netsertive – RTP, NC

This was a branded interior for Netsertive in Research Triangle Park which included a large radius entry feature of a glass divider wall. We applied specialty vinyl to the glass to give it a frosted look and create some privacy. We then continued the branding through the space with multiple wall graphics and an I-beam feature.

entrance monument

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…

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′…

Road Scholars

Road Scholars – Durham, NC

Road Scholars came to us needing new signage for the facility they had just moved into located in Durham, NC.  They were looking for a building sign and entryway sign that reflected the quality of work they delivered to their customers. DesignElement planned, designed, and installed an elegant aluminum cabinet pylon sign featuring internally illuminated punch…

Custom Monument Sign

Rodgers Family Skate Plaza at Trackside – Apex, NC

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…

Self Help

Self Help – Durham, NC

Self Help was a fun project to work on.  Located on Main Street in Durham, NC, it included a branded interior with glass vinyl lettering and featured a radius entry wall with raised acrylic letters. ADA compliant braille signage was used to designate hundreds of rooms and offices throughout. Offset aluminum wayfinding signs were installed on…

Illuminated Lobby Sign

Underwriters Laboratories – RTP, NC

Underwriters Laboratories, located in Research Triangle Park, needed a branded interior and a wayfinding sign to direct traffic at their facility.  We came up with an impressive halo lit illuminated dimensional lobby sign that really grabs your attention as you walk in the door. We also designed, fabricated, and installed an aluminum pylon wayfinding sign…

Interest wall

Varrow – Raleigh, NC

Our client needed an eye-catching branded entrance, a little privacy, and wanted the theme to be continued throughout their space in Raleigh, NC. Being in technology, they wanted a clean modern look with home-town appeal. We installed branded frosted vinyl on their conference room leading to their entrance, a 2 tone graphic and 3D logo…

Monument Sign, Entry Statement

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…

YMCA of the Triangle

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…