Types of 3D Signs & Letters
Channel lettering signs can be used for basically any space: an office building, a hotel, a restaurant, a shop, educational institutions, a hairdresser’s, or some other type of health and beauty establishment, etc. It will always bring style to either interior or 3D exterior signage of a corporate building and make it more visible.
However, depending on the kind of building you want to put it in, you need to opt for different types of channel letters. This concerns size, material, style, and general design. What types of channel letter signs and letters are there? First, let us categorize them by material.
1. Plastic letters
These are highly convenient for any exterior: while they might lack elegance, they are really durable and can hardly be harmed by the weather, unlike wooden dimensional letters. They are also not as expensive as some alternatives, which is why we see them so often.
These are likely to serve you for years, regardless of where you display them. They are also quite sophisticated and can create either a vintage or a modern look, depending on the style you are after. The kinds of metals normally applied in sign creation are bronze, aluminum, and stainless steel.
These are quite cheap and easy to work with, so you can create all sorts of forms. When conducted appropriately, foam channel lettering signs can actually look like metal. However, it is better to keep them inside and not apply them to the exterior.
Wood looks very stylish and can be used in many different styles. It is a perfect solution for indoor design. However, taking it outside would be a mistake because even durable wood can easily be damaged by rain and wind. Even if you do not have to replace it, you will have to conduct a lot of renovation work in order to keep it attractive.
Acryl is usually combined with metal to create modern-looking outdoor or indoor solutions.
Besides various materials, channel lettering signs come in various styles. Let us take a closer look at the most popular channel letter styles.