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Standard Interior Sign Types and Colors

Interior Signs Policy | How to Request a Sign | Interior Sign Request Form

Standard Sign Color Combinations

Lettering (Profile): Gray
Background: Black
Lettering (Profile): Black
Background: Gray
Lettering (Profile): Candlewick
Background: Black
Lettering(Profile): Black
Background: Candlewick
Lettering (Profile): Candlewick
Background: Burgundy
Lettering (Profile): Burgundy
Background: Candlewick

Note: If standard signage has been used in your building the color combination has already been established. Call 777-3501 for building colors. Click here for Interior Sign Request Form.
 

Standard Sign Types

Sign Type Description Size Picture
Type A Number and Function 
Most often used wherever room number and general function can be established.
8" x 8" Type A
Type B Number Only 
Typically used in leased buildlings, exterior access spaces and dorm rooms.
2" x 6" Type B
Type C Directional 
The exact text and layout of these signs will be determined according to project need.
8" x 8" Type C
Type D Men Restroom/Non-Handicap
Used to identify a men's restroom that is not handicap accessible. 
8" x 8" Sign D
Type F Women Restroom/Non-Handicap
Used to identify a women's restroom that is not handicap accessible. 
8" x 8" Type F
Type E & G Sexed Restroom/Handicap 
Used to identify a men's or women's restroom that is handicap accessible.
8" x 8" coming soon
Type H Unisex Restroom
Used to identify a unisex restroom that is not handicap accessible.
8" x 8" coming soon
Type I Unisex Restroom Handicap
Used to identify a unisex restroom that is handicap accessible.
8" x 8" Type I
Type J Stairs
Standard sign indicating stair number. 
8" x 8" Type J
Type K Elevator
Standard sign indicating elevator number.
8" x 8" Type K
Type L Fire Exit
Standard sign indicating the presence of a fire escape. 
8" x 8" Type L
Type M Name Plate
Used to identify the occupant of an office.
2" x 8" Type M
Type N Name Plate
Used to identify the occupant of an office.
4" x 8" coming soon
Type O Specialty
Engraved sign
2" x 10" Type O'
Type P Specialty
Engraved sign
3" x 10" Type P
Type Q Specialty
Engraved sign
6" x 12" coming soon
Type R Specialty
Engraved sign
12" x 12" coming soon
Type S Directory
Header or Footer
Insert
3" x 18"
2" x 18"
coming soon
Type T Stairwell Info.
Egress information in stairwell w/o roof access
12" x 12" Type T
Type U Stairwell Info.
Egress information in stairwell w/roof access
12" x 12" Type U
Type V Desk Name Plate
Name plate for desk.
Holder for desk plate (silver or gold)
2" x 8" Type V
Type W Specialty
Maximum letters can vary with sign size and per job.
8" x 8" coming soon
Type X Specialty
Engraved sign
2" x 6" coming soon
Type Y Conference Room (Vacant/Occupied)
Reverse engraved sign
2" x 8"

 

Standard Interior Sign Types and Colors

Interior Signs Policy | How to Request a Sign | Interior Sign Request Form

Standard Sign Color Combinations

Lettering (Profile): Gray
Background: Black
Lettering (Profile): Black
Background: Gray
Lettering (Profile): Candlewick
Background: Black
Lettering(Profile): Black
Background: Candlewick
Lettering (Profile): Candlewick
Background: Burgundy
Lettering (Profile): Burgundy
Background: Candlewick

Note: If standard signage has been used in your building the color combination has already been established. Call 777-3501 for building colors. Click here for Interior Sign Request Form.
 

Standard Sign Types

Sign Type Description Size Picture
Type A Number and Function 
Most often used wherever room number and general function can be established.
8" x 8" Type A
Type B Number Only 
Typically used in leased buildlings, exterior access spaces and dorm rooms.
2" x 6" Type B
Type C Directional 
The exact text and layout of these signs will be determined according to project need.
8" x 8" Type C
Type D Men Restroom/Non-Handicap
Used to identify a men's restroom that is not handicap accessible. 
8" x 8" Sign D
Type F Women Restroom/Non-Handicap
Used to identify a women's restroom that is not handicap accessible. 
8" x 8" Type F
Type E & G Sexed Restroom/Handicap 
Used to identify a men's or women's restroom that is handicap accessible.
8" x 8" coming soon
Type H Unisex Restroom
Used to identify a unisex restroom that is not handicap accessible.
8" x 8" coming soon
Type I Unisex Restroom Handicap
Used to identify a unisex restroom that is handicap accessible.
8" x 8" Type I
Type J Stairs
Standard sign indicating stair number. 
8" x 8" Type J
Type K Elevator
Standard sign indicating elevator number.
8" x 8" Type K
Type L Fire Exit
Standard sign indicating the presence of a fire escape. 
8" x 8" Type L
Type M Name Plate
Used to identify the occupant of an office.
2" x 8" Type M
Type N Name Plate
Used to identify the occupant of an office.
4" x 8" coming soon
Type O Specialty
Engraved sign
2" x 10" Type O'
Type P Specialty
Engraved sign
3" x 10" Type P
Type Q Specialty
Engraved sign
6" x 12" coming soon
Type R Specialty
Engraved sign
12" x 12" coming soon
Type S Directory
Header or Footer
Insert
3" x 18"
2" x 18"
coming soon
Type T Stairwell Info.
Egress information in stairwell w/o roof access
12" x 12" Type T
Type U Stairwell Info.
Egress information in stairwell w/roof access
12" x 12" Type U
Type V Desk Name Plate
Name plate for desk.
Holder for desk plate (silver or gold)
2" x 8" Type V
Type W Specialty
Maximum letters can vary with sign size and per job.
8" x 8" coming soon
Type X Specialty
Engraved sign
2" x 6" coming soon
Type Y Conference Room (Vacant/Occupied)
Reverse engraved sign
2" x 8"

 


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