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

  • 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′...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Rodgers Family Skate Plaza at Trackside – Apex, NC

    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...

  • 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.