Shop Sign Ideas to inspire you

Standing out in a crowded marketplace is paramount to winning your ideal customers attention. Unique shop sign ideas can get you noticed and converting sales. Our team at Fabsigns have spent many years assisting savvy business owners create unique signage that is elegant, bold, eye catching and provides a ROI.

Do you already have a unique shop sign idea, but are not sure if it can be a reality? Perhaps you just know you have a high traffic area that could be monetised more efficiently, our team can provide an on site assessment and obligation free quote, call us today on (07) 3267 5507 or send us a message!

Here are some of our shop signs to kick start your imagination and see what is possible!

Add a touch of greenery

Adding an eye catching background such as a green wall gives your business a pop of colour.

Shop Sign Ideas | Add a Touch of Greenery | 3D lettering with a Green Wall by Fabsigns
Frankies Smokehouse Shop Sign Ideas by Fabsigns Add a touch of greenery

Shed some light on the situation

Illuminated signage is worth its weight in gold. It advertises for you 24 hours, 7 days a week, looks sleek and elegant, and is always successful in getting your business noticed.

Keep it simple

Simple is often better, with shopfronts sometimes being in competitive landscapes, it pays to keep your message simple.

Shop Sign Ideas by Fabsigns | Keep it Simple | Atora Training Wallpaper
Shop Sign Ideas by Fabsigns | Keep it Simple | Atora Training Wall Paper

Wrap it up

Shopfronts don’t have to be all permanent signage. Moving parts like your business’s car or trucks can work for you with vehicle signage like a car wrap or truck graphics. The best part – they can work anywhere!

Shop Sign Ideas by Fabsigns | Wrap it up with Food Truck Graphic Signs

Back to Grass Roots

Don’t be afraid to get creative, especially if your shop is less conservative. Downtown Creative Studios have used a mixture of shopfront signs and traditional hand painted signage to bring the front of their shop to life with a grass roots feel that suits their brand and is on trend.

Shop Sign Ideas by Fabsigns | Back to Grassroots for Downtown Creative with Traditional Hand Painted Signage and Shopfront Signs

Use all your space

Making use of window signs for your shopfront is a great way of not wasting space. You can use one way vision signage, so your shop sign advertises your services and products while also covering the space keeping your air conditioning costs down. Or you can use simple lettering and design to clearly state your message – Flowers and Coffee!

Window Signs to use all your space for shopfronts Shop Sign Ideas by Fabsigns

Create an air of Elegance with gold touches

Adding a touch of elegance and grace can be difficult to balance. Use of white space, simplicity and a touch of gold, bronze or silver can enhance your brand ten fold.

Cosmetic Injectables East Brisbane ROSE GOLD lasercut Shop Sign Ideas by Fabsigns Add a touch of elegance with gold

Employ the use of Contrast

Frankie’s Smokehouse have used contrast excellently in their traditional painted signwriting wall sign over rustic industrial brickwork and a sleek black backing.

Frankies Smokehouse Shop Sign Ideas by Fabsigns Make Use of Contrast Traditional Painted Signwriting

Combine elements

Brumbys Sherwood have made excellent use of combining marketing elements through use of a teardrop flag, a frame sign, lightbox (illuminated signage) and shop front signs. This is the perfect example of the result delivering more than the individual parts alone!

Brumbys Bakery using a combination of Shop Signs, Banner Flag, A Frame, Shop Sign Ideas by Fabsigns

Are you feeling inspired? Send us a message or call (07) 3267 5507 to take your shop to the next level with some creative signage by Fabsigns!

School Signage Ideas

Be inspired by these creative school sign ideas our team put together for one Brisbane educational institute.

Let our team at Fabsigns help you make these ideas become a reality for your school – call us today on 07 3267 5507 to create a tailored plan to suit your budget and needs.

School Signage for Shea Centre: A Case Study

Shea Educational facility put their trust in our team at Fabsigns and we provided them with a range of school signage solutions to suit their requirements.

School Entry Signs

We placed smaller signs on existing pillars at the front of the school.

We also crafted a large school entry sign to sit under the awning and greet people.

School Entry Sign by Fabsigns

School Directional Signs

Guests and new students alike both benefit from directional signs in schools. These signs are perfect for pointing people in the right direction especially where Google Maps no longer assists!

School Signs - Administration Direction Sign

School Door Signs

Part of the Shea holistic solution was a range of door signs.

School Door Sign
School Sign Full Door Sign Wrap

School Parking Signs

School parking signs are helpful to ensure your teachers, students and guests all know the appropriate places to park their vehicles.

School Car Park Signage
School Car Parking Sign by Fabsigns
School Carpark Sign

School Pylon Sign

Pylon signs can range in size from enormous structures to compact signage that lists facilities. This particular style worked well for Shea Centre.

School Pylon Sign

Our team at Fabsigns have many years in customising signage plans for educational institutes. Let us assist you with all your signage requirements. Call us today on 07 3267 5507 to arrange an obligation free quote tailored to your school’s signage needs.

School Signs for COVID

Our team at Fabsigns can assist your education facility with School Signs for COVID.

Keeping your students, faculty members, guests and other team members safe is our number one priority. Social distancing is part of everyday vernacular now and is becoming second nature for many. However, it always pays to keep reminders handy in the form of signage.

We will be here for you every step of the way as your school, university, TAFE, day care, or other educational institute reopen and are presented with corona-virus related obstacles.

We can assemble school signs for COVID including:

Sneeze Guards

Sneeze Guards or Counter Guards are a protective layer of plastic or glass that are used in reception areas that provide an extra layer between your team and the multiple people they meet and deal with during a working day.

Kuraby state school - sneeze guards | Fabsigns

Sneeze guards can also be used to divide desks in science rooms and other areas where students are seated together at larger desks.

School Signs for COVID

Floor Graphics

Floor signs are the perfect way to signal to students where to stand in lines for cafes, tuckshops, outside libraries, in halls, and other places to ensure they are the appropriate distance apart.

Digital School Signs

Make use of a digital school sign to remind parents and students alike about new regulations for drop offs, pick ups, sporting events, and more. These signs are a popular option as you have complete freedom to customise your messaging as much and as frequently as required.


This tool can be used to easily transform a room or space with guidance on distancing or reminders to wash hands and other safety measures such as maximum occupancy and hand washing signs. They are easily applied and can be used on a number of surfaces.

Wall Signs

Wall signs are cost effective, easily removed and updated and unobtrusive ways to remind people to wash their hands frequently while in the vicinity of a sink or hand sanitiser. These can also be paired with hand sanitiser poll stands. They can also be used to indicate parts of your school where masks are required or where temperature checks are mandatory.

Our team at Fabsigns pride ourselves on assisting you keep your students and team safe during unprecedented times with schools signs for COVID. Talk to us today about your free signage plan and quote on (07) 3267 5507 or enquire now.