Light Up Signs for Businesses: LED Signs and Letters

Custom LED signs and illuminated letters are a brilliant way to showcase your message both by day and by night. Light up signage offers a wide array of design types, illumination options and other key features to satisfy your business goals in Los Angeles and US Wide. Whether displayed indoors or outdoors, light up letters and custom LED signs will grab everyone’s attention and leave a favorable impression.

Front Signs offers state-of-the-art illuminated business signs and light up letter signs to create an irresistible appeal for your organization.

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Applications for Custom LED Signs

Custom light up signs are beneficial for any type of business and institution. From hotels to churches, all organizations can elevate their branding with light up LED signs.

Custom illuminated signs create iconic logo signs for your establishment and attract foot traffic.

LA Times backlit sign displaying the brand name made of opaque vinyl, aluminum, and acrylic
No Other Way Production light up sign for business made of acrylic and aluminum

Light Up Office Signs

Illuminated letters signage is widely used in indoor premises. Office signs with illumination bring your branding strategy to a whole new level. LED logo signs will put your company image front and center to lift up your branding strategy. Meanwhile, custom light up letters will help you showcase your brand name, motto or even favorite quote. Lighted letter signs make any message glow for a bold impact.

Annenberg light up signs for business in a box shape made of aluminum, Lexan, and backlit vinyl

Light Up Event Signs

Freestanding illuminated letters and other custom light up signs are popular types of corporate event signage. If you want your brand to be the highlight of an event with trade show displays, stadium signage or any other medium make sure to use custom light up logo signs or light up letters. They provide a dazzling point of interest and guide traffic toward your venue. Impressive LED signs will ensure that you’re remembered for a long time.

Famochil light up sign for business in white made of acrylic and aluminum

Light Up Service Signs

Custom lighted signs are especially popular in the service industry. Common examples are spa, theme park, hotel, cafe and bar light up signs. Light up restaurant signs are also among the most popular in the industry. They help boost brand recognition and increase customer flow. As this sector relies heavily on foot traffic, investing in high-end custom LED light signs is worthwhile for long-term success.

Nordstrom Local light up sign for business made of aluminum and acrylic

Light Up Retail Signs

Store signs with illumination help attract new customers and raise awareness for your brand. Used for small shops, department stores and large-scale shopping malls alike, light up signs for business venues in the retail sector are striking and help you stand out from the crowd. Make use of lighted logo signs, light up letters and other design variations for both interior and exterior applications.

Ocean Express Wash light up sign for business made of Lexan for outdoor visibility

Light Up Street Signs

Expertly designed light up advertising signs should be the foundation of your marketing strategy. Outdoor lighted letters, custom light up logo signs, stands and displays will emphasize your presence and amplify your message in any location. Familiarize your brand with prospective customers using custom LED signs and become a household name. Be at the forefront of everyone’s mind and become the go-to choice for your audience.

Body Spa Salons light up building sign in white made of aluminum and acrylic

Light Up Signs On Buildings

Wall mounted custom LED signs for the exterior and interior of buildings help brand your venue and provide 24/7 visibility. Custom front, side and backlit building signs are perfect for creating a glow around your property. Custom LED light signs elevate visual appeal and capture attention from afar. Showcase an illuminated logo sign to lead prospects to your location and enhance customer experience.

Types of Custom Light Up Signs

Custom light up signs for business branding come in a wide selection of styles to represent your image with originality and good taste. Custom LED signs in various designs offer a broad spectrum of advantages․ Custom lighted signs are used both indoors and outdoors. Different types of illuminated displays can be combined into a big project to achieve full branding.

TFC Pharmacy custom light up sign with the brand name and logo made of aluminum and acrylic
Ways illuminated letters displaying the brand name made of aluminum and acrylic

Illuminated Letters

Channel letters are one of the most sought-after custom light up signs in the market. Custom light up letters help promote your brand in various locations and for all types of occasions. Our sign making process produces light up letter signs which have a clean aesthetic with different illumination and mounting options to suit your vision and requirements. The illuminated letters are an elegant way to showcase your company name, slogan or other message indoors and outdoors.

Sixt blade light up sign in a box shape and in red color made of aluminum and acrylic

Blade Light Up Signs

Blade signs look ravishing when illuminated from both sides. Such custom light up signs are widely used to mark your location and drive foot traffic. These wall mounted LED logo signs stick out like a ‘blade’ over store entrances and guide customers to your venue. Light up business signs in this style are a great marketing tool for passersby. The front and backlit signs are perfect for maximizing visibility on the sidewalk.

Bungalow Coffee light up sign in a wall blade-style made of aluminum and acrylic

Box Type Lighted Signs

Light box signs are enclosed structures made in various shapes and internal illumination. They’re typically custom acrylic LED signs that provide a rich and even glow to your message. Luminous box displays are most often used for LED logo signs and company name boards. They can also display vital messages to your customers. Freestanding, hanging and wall mounted options are available for these custom made light up signs.

Nordstrom Local light up sign for business made of aluminum and acrylic

Push Through Light Up Signs

Push through signs are fabricated with a unique method that gives these custom LED signs a striking appearance. A lighted acrylic sign piece with text is ‘pushed’ out from an aluminum back panel that has a center cut in the shape of the letters. This adds an extra dimension to the lighted letters and overall design. These custom light signs most often showcase the company name but can also include a custom LED logo sign.

MGM Resorts light up sign in marquee style aluminum displaying the brand name

Marquee Lighted Signs

Marquee signs and letters have a vintage appearance with a modern LED twist. Illuminated letters and signs with this design draw attention to your brand wherever they’re placed. These custom light up signs for business have a classic cinema board look to give your brand image a familiar and nostalgic feel. Consider these LED logo signs for a timeless message. Establish a unique appeal with marquee style light up letters.

The Liquor Fountain Store light up sign for business in yellow made of aluminum and acrylic

Pylon Light Up Signs

Most frequently used outdoors and in open spaces, pylon signs are large light up signs that can amplify any message. This freestanding light up signage option allows you to showcase longer messages with personalized graphics. They make perfect light up advertising signs for single brands and business plazas alike. These LED signs are unrivaled when it comes to capturing attention even on streets with high-speed traffic.

Act1 Talent custom light up sign with a big round construction made of aluminum and acrylic

Custom Light Up Signs

Every business needs to add a unique touch to distinguish their custom LED signs from the competition. We offer custom lighted signs of any complexity that will personalize your brand image and make it recognizable. Present your identity with class and achieve your corporate goals with custom light up signs. With us, you have full freedom when it comes to choosing materials, lighting, designs, mounting options and beyond.

Light Up Signs Illumination Options

Custom LED signs come with a range of illumination options. The selection depends on many factors like other sources of light that may already be present in the area, mounting methods fit for the location, the distance from which you need the sign to be visible and so on. Our expert team will design and install the best custom light up signs for your venue.

Seyhart business light up sign letters with reverse illumination made of aluminum and acrylic
Ameriabank light up signs with fully illuminated acrylic letters for interior design

Whole Illumination

Custom lighted signs that have lighting which illuminates the entire sign allow for maximum visibility. This option is available for illuminated letters, boxes and other types of custom LED signs. If mounted on a wall or backing panel, aluminum is used for the back of fully lit light up letters and signs to comply with building safety standards.

Orion Optical face illuminated letters displaying the brand name made of aluminum and acrylic

Face Illumination

Face illuminated letters are widely used for their signature appearance. The front or face of these custom LED signs is made of translucent materials to allow light to be emitted forward. The other parts of the sign are made of aluminum to create opacity as well as ensure durability and safety. This option is widely used for light up signs with letters.

Drury University light up logo sign with side LED illumination made of aluminum and acrylic

Side Illumination

Side lit light up signs are popular for striking silhouette shapes that gleam. They’re also called halo-lit signs for the shining halo effect the light creates around the sign. These custom LED signs can either be directly mounted to the wall or displayed against a backing panel. Side illumination is mostly used for lighted letter signs and logos.

Armani Exchange backlit sign displaying the brand name and logo made of aluminum and acrylic

Back Illumination

Backlit signs are also called reverse channel letters and signs. They’re used both indoors and outdoors. The face and sides of these custom led letter signs are made of aluminum and the back is made of a translucent material like lexan to allow for light transmission. An LED backlit sign illuminates the wall or panel behind it to create an immersive glow around your message.

Dandy brand light up sign letters with colorful dual illumination made of aluminum and acrylic

Dual Illumination

Custom LED light signs with the dual feature are illuminated from both the front and back. Only the sides of these light up signs are made of aluminum while the face and back are made of a translucent material. Face and backlit signs are a bright choice for branding. With their brilliant appearance, they’ll convey your message with distinction.

Updrop brand business light up sign with edge illumination of an engraved text on acrylic

Edge Illumination

Edge lit signs are made of relatively thin, clear plastic sheets that are illuminated at the edges with LED lights. Edge lit LED signs can be installed in multiple ways that include hanging, wall mounting or freestanding methods. These LED signs are perfect for highlighting etched company names, logos, working hours and custom designs of choice.

Terrabite brand LED custom light up sign of the company name in aluminum and acrylic

Custom Illumination

Custom LED signs are a specialty of ours. We offer custom illumination options regardless of the complexity of the project. We’ll make sure your light up LED signs are not only up to code but also meet your expectations and bring value to your branding efforts. Besides LED illumination, we offer neon lighting and much more for custom light up signs.

LED Illumination Specifications

Illuminated letters and light up signs are the focus of outdoor advertising. LED lighting comes with a number of advantages that make custom LED signs the best choice for successful campaigns. Custom LED light signs have a longer lifespan and are energy efficient.

Light up LED signs are also more fire-safe as LEDs emit much less heat than other lighting options. Custom LED signs are applicable for indoor and outdoor use and work under cold and hot weather conditions. Your LED light up signs are also eco-friendly because they consume less energy and don’t contain hazardous mercury.

Choose any type of custom LED signs or illuminated letters and our team of experts will bring your ideas to life.

The Suites Spot custom backlit sign with the brand name and logo made of aluminum and acrylic

Licensed Products and Services for Light-Up Signs for Business

Our custom light up signs are licensed and meet all safety codes and regulations. Whether you choose light up LED signs or any other type of signage, we’ll make sure it’s up to nationally recognized standards and will remain fully functional for a long time.

The premium quality and security of all our products including light up signs are proven by our C-45 Sign Shop Contractors License and UL Certification.

We have an accomplished team that will ensure the safe and effective operation of your light up signs and illuminated letters signage. Furthermore, we’ll tailor-craft each piece so that it satisfies your personal vision and requirements.

Releve Studios light up signs of the backlit logo and brand name in aluminum letters

Permitting for Light Up Signage

Often, you need to obtain special permission to install light up letters and signs. This process requires tedious paperwork and a fair amount of time. To help ease the burden for you, we offer sign permit services for all signage products, including light up signs.

Each property and municipality has specific requirements when it comes to LED signs and light up letters. We’ll make sure to get your signage project approved, crafted and installed in compliance with all zoning ordinances, codes and regulations.

Reverse channel letters permitting service available

Design and 3D Rendering for LED Signs

Do you need an illuminated letter sign or a custom LED logo sign? Seeing what it’ll look like before moving forward with the manufacturing is a wise decision. We offer signage design and 3D rendering services for all of our products.

This way, you can make sure that your light up sign with letters, custom LED logo sign or any other sign design looks just like you envisioned it before spending money on its production.

Twitch business light up sign in 3D rendering

Manufacturing and Installation for Light Up Signs

Once your light up LED signs are designed, we proceed to the fabrication phase. All our custom signs and illuminated letters are tailor-made to ensure brand needs, premium quality and a high-end appearance.

The next stage is our sign installation according to specific property, city and state requirements, laws and regulations. We ensure quick and professional installation services for all types of light up letters and signs.

Southern California Medical Center led sign made of aluminum and acrylic during installation


  • 24/7 message visibility 
  • Multiple illuminated sign types
  • Wide range of lighting options
  • Fully customizable designs
  • Premium choice of materials
  • Energy-efficient LED bulbs
  • Classy and radiant appearance
BC Optometry light up sign for business made of aluminum and acrylic for storefront branding

Materials for LED Signs and Light Up Letters

The materials we use to craft our lighted letter signs and other types of illuminated signage are durable and attractive. The lighted acrylic sign is the main product that we get requests for. The design often combines aluminum to create a classy look for your custom LED letter signs and logos. The luminosity is made possible with a clear or translucent material. This provides bright and even lighting whether you have front, side, edge, dual or backlit signs.

For big light up signs, we use a translucent plastic material called lexan which comes in rolls and allows for greater size customization. It’s durable and flexible, making it ideal for crafting complex and unique shapes for light up letters and signs.

Reverse channel letters material options presented with 3 overlaid sheets

Other Services We Provide for Custom Light Up Signs


Repair and Replacement

Signage repair and sign replacement services are vital when it comes to light up letter signs and other illuminated signage solutions. If you have old custom lighted signs that need to be repaired or replaced, our expert team will do the job in no time.


Cutting and Engraving

CNC cutting, laser engraving and similar methods are of the essence to the sign-making process. We create our light up signs using bleeding-edge software and machinery. We offer a multitude of cutting and engraving services which ensure that your displays come out looking as striking as possible.


Large Format Printing

We offer large format printing services using premium UV-cured inks. This creates vivid and fade-resistant graphics for your illuminated business signs, meaning that your LED letter signs and lighted logo signs will last long without losing their appeal. The prints have an enduring, professional and eye-catching appearance.


Custom Sign Painting

To match your brand colors with precision, we offer sign painting services for custom light up signs. Often used for LED letter signs, the service is indispensable for crafting custom LED signs that satisfy your unique vision.

Related Products


Interior Signs - Interior branding is no less important than exterior branding. We offer a huge selection of mediums to choose from. You can go with light up letter signs, backlit signs or any other custom LED letter sign for your interior designs.


Lobby Signs - The reception area is your chance to make a good impression on your visitors. Custom backlit sign boxes and illuminated letters are widely used for the lobby. You can also go with other styles, both illuminated and non-illuminated.


Bank Signs - LED signs are often used for creating a reliable image for banking institutions. Whether you choose letter signs with lights for the outdoors or backlit signs for interior branding, tailor-crafted LED signs are sure to bring value to your establishment.



3D Signs for Business - Dimensional designs bring more attention to your signs. They make your message visible from afar and set you apart from the visual noise. Make them non-illuminated or custom illuminated signs depending on your taste and requirements.

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    Light Up Signs & Letters FAQs


    What types of light up signs are available at Front Signs?

    Custom light up letter signs are categorized based on their illumination features. We offer front, side, edge, dual and backlit signs as well as custom solutions.

    What are different types of custom light up signs used for?

    LED signs are used for both indoor and outdoor branding and decoration. Each type has its benefits and unique effect. For example, an LED backlit sign is perfect for boldly showcasing your logo, brand name or slogan.

    What’s the difference between neon and LED signs?

    Both neon and custom LED signs have their audience and areas of application. LEDs are more energy-efficient than neon signs. LEDs provide a brighter light whereas neon lights have a warmer glow and are easier on the eyes. Custom LED light signs offer a contemporary appeal whereas neon lights are more retro. Your selection depends on the image you’d like to create around your brand.