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Backlit Signs

Any type of display is a very effective tool. It will be triple as effective to put it into a Backlit sign and illuminate.

Backlit signs that are a type of lightbox signs are essential to any company signage. Nothing is more frustrating than looking for the business but not finding it, because there is no sign of it! These displays have great visibility during the day and whilst lit at night make the branded signage stronger.

Today’s printing and lighting technologies allow us to hide the lighting within the poster frame and provide high quality photographic images that advertise your product 24/7.
Front signs creates the best backlit signs for offices, stadiums, warehouses, entertainment businesses and others to serve its purpose for many years.


People are drawn to illuminated advertising signs. Therefore, passers-by or even the drivers won’t even notice the non-illuminated signs. Indeed, in the modern digital world backlit and front lit advertising is much more affordable and attracts new people. Made in full color, Backlit signs will illuminate your message, make your brand attractive and appealing. Particularly LED backlit display is widely used in shopping malls and movie theatres. You can install Backlit displays inside of the building to grab the attention of the customers. To begin with, LED backlit signs are long-lasting and energy-efficient. To make your signage even more impressive, you can use backlit sign box for promotional banners for sale, grand openings and sport events or to publicize a brand. Great way to use Backlit signs is to create an unforgettable stage for that special event. They are also used on television sets where backlit set pieces are required. Additionally, it is highly used in Commercial signs, kiosks, airport displays, storefront signs, Directional signs and open/closed signs. Moreover, backlit displays are used outdoor and indoor for trade or retail displays and Menu boards.

Here are the general characteristics of Backlit signs:

  • Indoor and Outdoor usage
  • Are an excellent promotional investment
  • High visibility at night
  • Easy to read from a distance
  • Made from premium translucent Vinyl
  • Vibrant Colored Inks that attract attention of the passers-by

Types of the backlit signs we provide:
Illuminated from behind of the letters: a very common and popular signage.
The white LEDs especially are commonly used for creating a 3D letters that are lit within. The lights are positioned inside of the letters hence illuminating the letters and projecting the light onto the wall behind the letters. It produces enough light to make the silhouette of the letters readable. Note: The face of the letters will be dark and badly illuminated, thus not the best solution for poorly lit areas.
Illuminated from the face of the letters: This method enables us to produce entirely illuminated signs with illuminated letters visible from a distance. The LED lights are positioned inside the letter shells, which will illuminate the letters outwards.
Illuminated from the face and sides of the letters:
We also produce backlit signs with the highest light projection. The sign is illuminated from all four sides, giving the company logo maximum visibility during the darkness.
Other alternatives can be illuminated from above the signage with an extra light, Light box system can also be a positive variation.


These dimensional letters have 3 main parts, the back, the return and the face. Firstly, the back is fabricated from mostly acrylic, PVC, or any other translucent material, which is usually cut by a Laser or CNC milling machines. Furthermore, the Returns or the sides of the channel letters are then formed around the aluminum back. The letter can be stapled, welded or flanged at the seam and riveted (depends on your requirements) onto the back to create the shape of a letter.
Interesting to know that all the halo lit channel letters are created handmade.
Afterwards, the letter construction is than painted and installed with the necessary lighting such as Neon tubes or LED modules facing backwards (to illuminate on the wall). The color reflection on the wall depends on the color of the LEDs illuminating the letter from the inside. The can is closed with aluminum, PVC, plastic or any other opaque material.
Note: the cover material of the face depends on the “Return’’ material.
To give a finished look a trim cap border can be applied to the edges. We leave spacer between the wall and the metal construction according to the effect we want to get in a final illuminated product. The final product is ready to be installed.


With a unique design backlit signs help to stand out of the competition. For backlit signs we use LED lights and high quality vinyl to stick it to any surface you choose.
Backlit displays can be aluminum, acrylic, PVC or other materials to meet your specific needs. Reverse lit letters create a halo effect and please the eye 24/7. Our highly experienced and skilled craftsmen create your signs using the highest quality materials and technology available. For installation, you need to have an electrical junction behind the wall and access to run the wiring.


Backlit signs are long lasting and have long life span outdoor or indoor. Proper care will prolong the life of your backlit sign and keep the look bright. For longevity of the backlit sign, clean them with a damp cloth to remove the dust at a regular bases. This will preserve the exceptional color density and give clarity and sharpness to the sign.

Main material: Aluminum, Acryl, PVC
Type of illumination: Backlit
Color: As your request
Alternatives: Channel Letters, Backlit Decals


With a backlit sign the base text of the sign will always remain consistent and will generally look better during the day when the sign does not need to be lit. Companies looking for a sleek modern look will generally choose to go with backlit signs over other types. For places that want to advertise at night or 24/7, having a sign with a light will make it stand out in the dark.

At Front Signs we use light to best illuminate your signage in the darkness.

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