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Light Box Signs: Custom LED Signage & Installation Services in LA

Custom light box signs are a perfect solution for those, who need signs with 24/7 visibility. Used both outdoors and indoors (depending on your needs), lighted signs from Front Signs are manufactured in Van Nuys, LA, to the highest quality and standards.

Often, custom light box signs can be seen at storefronts, shopping malls, offices, plazas and where not to meet your business needs. Lighted panels can often be seen in airports for regulation purposes.

It’s a prominent outreach tool to your new customers – unique addition to draw attention day and night. Custom light up signs are perfect for increasing brand recognition and giving the company a more professional look.

Custom lighted signs are used for a greater graphic impact. The unique design makes it easier for the customers to recognize your company logo and services you provide.

These backlit film light box signs are attractive constant advertisement for your company. Lighted boxes are made of premium aluminum and acrylic or lexan. The face part is made of translucent while the back and the sides of the sign are made of aluminum for safety reasons. Some of the benefits of custom light signs are its energy efficiency and long lifespan. So Acrylic light box sign is a long-term investment for the success of your business.

Make your branding presence with light box signage! Leave a long lasting impact and be the source of light in the darkness with our quality signs built to exceed your specifications by Front Signs.

You can get light box signs for interior decoration as well. Be it for your house or office, you can order unique lighted signs with your own design.


Light boxes are an excellent choice for displaying logos and company name.

The variety of styles and material options help us create an aesthetic appeal and solid brand presence. The bright colors intensify and stress out the sign, thus making it ideal option for advertising and branding.

For more moderate look, businesses use vintage light box signs for enduring value and antique beauty. Black light box sign has versatile usage - is utilized for stores, restaurants, industrial companies, offices and more!

Furthermore, apart from standard square or rectangle shapes, Circle light box was and still is one of the most popular outdoor branding mediums.

LED light boxes

Acrylic face lightbox sign

Custom LED signs make the best state-of-the-art Address light box cabinets, attractive advertising boards or affordable commercial and business LED signs. LED light boxes are an energy efficient type of signage that provide bright colors to your custom graphics.

Custom light signs require little maintenance and have a long lifespan. The graphics can be easily updated and so continue to capture the attention of potential customers.

Advertising backlit film light box

Lexan lightbox sign

With the collection of the design options, you can showcase and depict special - eye-catching visual and promotional messaging.

The minimalistic and very economic, time proved light box displays are great for shops and restaurants.

It is a business necessity to have an branded light box sign. It naturally attracts attention and makes it easy to locate your enterprise from across the street with heavy traffic.

Neon light box signs

Neon light boxes carry the glorious moments of the retail culture & bar industry in 80’s and 90’s America. Nowadays, Neon light boxes - perfect for bars, pubs and home decorations,  and give a retro reminiscence to the establishment. Neon light signs are the renewed trends of modern lifestyle. It is highly used in restaurants, pubs and bars to give highly specific atmosphere and comfy feel.

Cinema poster light box

Cinema Light box -is an endless creativity for those you like retro cinema signs, hence the name. Apart from the traditional usage that graces the entry to the cinema, marquee light boxes are also used for different dining, entertainment establishments to give exceptional effect.

The small cinema poster light boxes have mass usage for home interior decorations as well. It is sophisticated and classy, and a bit fun to use Marquee light box displays in the household.


According to the statistics - light boxes are sales boosters all around the States! LED light boxes create a bright effect that eye is naturally drawn to. Light up box signs can have both interior and exterior usage.

Custom Light boxes are excellent from dawn to dusk for business and decorative purposes.

These exterior light up boxes are used for Business and Building signage, storefronts, malls, offices, plazas and anywhere you need an illuminated message to boost branding and attract customers.

Get the attention of your customers and opponents with light up cabinet sign. Exterior lighted signage stands out in the crowd, has solid yet very attractive design.

Here at Front Signs - LA-based sign making company, we provide quality light box signs that are extremely flexible and custom built to meet your special requirements and needs.


  • Ultra-bright, provide high visibility 24/7
  • Boost brand’s identification
  • Attract more attention than non-lit signs
  • Deliver excellent readability to viewers even in dark or poorly lit locations
  • Retro look with Neon lights
  • Can be one-sided or double sided
  • Chipping and flaking, fade and rust resistant
  • UV, weather and vandal protected
  • Swing-open frames allow for easy poster changes


Our secret of quality Backlit lightboxes is the state-of-the-art printing technique. The printing option widens the possibilities of getting a detailed and complicated image with exceptional color density, sharpness and vibrancy. After the printing, colors illuminate brightly at night and remain vibrant in daytime.

Backlit film lightbox signs provide a project solution for every budget and scenario, extend the customer day giving your message a new way flow. Most often used to highlight a building, storefronts, menus, point-of-purchase display and much more.


Common shapes: Square, Rectangular, Circled, can be customized.
Size: Customized
Thickness: Customized
Lifespan: 5+ years, if kept properly
Backlit film thickness: 3mil
Backlit film Weight: 0.9oz


The installation of an LED illuminated sign cabinet highly depends on the location. Light boxes have metal support system. Light Box signs can be hung with a metallic construction which is attached to the frame of the sign. These signs can also be fixed on a pole. Lighted box signs can be mounted on the building or any other surface with a special construction.

Front Signs - stands ready to help you, offers installation services to meet the needs of end-users, retailers, builders located near LA, California. You not only benefit from our decade of experience, but also work with a certified installing expert who makes sure your sign is mounted with stunning results.

Clean your backlit decal lightbox sign with damp cloth to keep its fresh look. Once in two weeks is enough for indoor usages. For exterior use more often care will be required. Try to clean your sign at least once a week.

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Light Box Signs FAQs

What is the work life of LED lights?

The normal work life for led lighting system is 100.000 hours, which is more or less 11 years. For the “salesman on the street”, which attracts customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - light box signs make the business a landmark.

What is Backlit Film and how is it used for lightbox?

Backlit decals are an amazing way to make your message more visible and deliver it to a broader audience. Backlit films are great to adhere to internally lit sign face and create a back-lit signage. These semi-translucent decals are removable, can be changed and replaced. The vinyl has 75% opacity, works best when applied to glass, acrylic and similar translucent surfaces. More specifically, backlit vinyl serve as the best representative for Lightbox signs, cinema and theater boxes or outdoor advertising. Due to its special quality - light transmission and clear message delivery, it’s one of the best kinds of signs to make a solid brand visibility - day and night. Backlit sticker can depict the company name, logo, some quote, all the options are at your disposal. Apply backlit decals to your store window, light it behind and let people know about your sales, coming or current collections, news and more even when you’re close.

How are Light Boxes fabricated?

Light boxes have an appealing graphics and internally illuminated structure. Light up box is most of the time made of translucent Plexi and, for more specific uses, Lexan material. This helps to withstand vandalism and gives lifetime warranty on the quality. The support system is most of the time made of Aluminum sheet ,which gives you peace of mind of knowing that you made the best choice and lasting investment in the future of your company or organization. To depict the logo on the sign, we use UV inks for direct printing on Backlit decal, plexiglass or Lexan. The ink is dried with ultraviolet rays during the printing, which makes the printed graphics sun and fade resistant. Besides printing, we offer vinyl letterings to write anything you want on the light box sign.

Why choose led lighting for your lightbox sign?

Led lighting has become the number one choice for almost all modern illuminated signs including light box cabinets. LED lighting has mass advantages over other types of bulb as its – has longer lifespan – around 1/5th more hours as compared to fluorescent bulbs and 30% more energy efficient and less costly. The lighting system does not require constant maintenance, has low voltage and serves over several years. Usage of the LED signs vary greatly. However, with the flexible design, color options, pixel pitch and density and your marketing goals - LED lighting do bring out the richness and luxury of your future sign.

What colors of Lightbox Signs can I get?

We can print on a white plexiglass sheet in any color you desire, as the signs are all customized. Also, we offer plastic to metal sheets in different colors and finishes to create the one-of-a-kind artwork for your business.

Can I use a Lightbox in the house?

Yes, you can use light boxes in home interior as well. Usually, people get cinema light boxes as a means of decoration as you can have anything written on these signs. Often people get their names or some kind of a quote to hang it on a wall or put it on a working desk.

Can I change the light bulb when it burns?

No, you can’t change it yourself. When one small bulb in the LED stripe burns, our professional craftsmen will come and change them within working hours.

How are Light Boxes made?

To make a light box we use the combinations of aluminum returns and back with acrylic or Lexan face. To depict the logo on the sign, we use UV inks for direct printing on acrylic or Lexan. The ink is dried with ultraviolet rays during the printing, which makes the printed graphics sun and fade resistant. Besides printing, we offer vinyl letterings to write anything you want on the lightbox sign.

What is the original color of backlit decals?

Backlit decals are originally opaque but it doesn't mean that your printed graphics will have anything white on them. The white background makes the print more vivid and is seen only on the places when printing is missing. If you have any problem with this just tell us what color you need the unprinted parts to be and we will get the very graphics you had in mind.

Can I have my backlit decals with the shapes I want?

Backlit decals are too versatile. They can be cut at any shape you will choose. Any detailed and complicated image and shape can be cut from this wonderful material. The vinyl plotter cutting machine is capable of giving any shape to the decal. Printing option widens the possibilities of getting any design available.

What materials can I use backlit decals with?

As backlit decals need light from behind to trespass through them, a transparent material is a must for their base. These kinds of materials are acrylic and lexan. Their transparent nature is the necessary condition for light transmission. They make the graphics printed on the decals brighter and clearer.

What’s the difference between Neon and LED illuminated Custom Signs?

Both LED and Neon Custom Signs have their audience and areas of applications. LEDs provide a brighter light, while Neon lights have a warmer light and are aesthetically more  pleasing to the eye. However, Neon bulb is used to add a romantic feel to the location. Bear in mind that compared to LED lights, Neon light require higher electrical usage and is expensive to replace. Also, LEDs are cheaper than Neon lights (the maintenance of LED lights is also way cheaper compared to NEON). If you are looking for a more modern sign, then you can choose a LED light box. But if you need a retro looking sign, then Neon light boxes and Letter Signs are perfect. The choice depends on the overall design, layout & purpose.