Case Studies

Qbic Hotels London

In February 2015 Sign Specialists were approached by Qbic Hotels London to meet to discuss and provide advice regarding the rebrand of their existing hotel near to the City of London. Initial client scheme drawings were looked over and examined and opinions given as to the viability or otherwise of what the client was looking to achieve. The clients remit was clear – to give the external aspects of the hotel a makeover and to ensure that any signage that was installed matched the brand standard already set by their sister hotel in Amsterdam. From the supplied visuals, Sign Specialists then consulted as to what was achievable, what was not and why and also put forward recommendations as to the specification of the main signage […]

Bloc Hotels

Our journey with Bloc Hotels started with their first development in St Paul’s Square, which has become one of Birmingham’s most desirable boutique destinations, boasting 73 rooms with innovative hi-tech features within an inspired and extremely stylish environment. Their second location is Gatwick Airport and this site called for one of the largest most prominent flex face boxes that we’ve ever designed. Notched, rolled and fabricated into the distinctive ‘bloc’ brand, we had to consider how we could deliver hardware of such a size across some extremely challenging site conditions. Located on top of the south terminal building itself, way beyond the reach of typical access equipment, we made use of two separate hoists to transport sections of the logo box across two roof levels. […]