A few years back we had a client request a new sign that would serve double duty on their tradeshow booth, as well as the in the entrance foyer at their office. As a high end machine shop, they requested a copy of their logo that would be clean and visible in both locations.
Our idea was a multi-layer sign featuring a powder coated aluminum base, with a laser cut acrylic box that encompassed LED strips for edge and back lighting. Everything was powered using a WiFi compatible LED controller for Android/iPhone control allowing them to program the light show based on the current need.
The process included the water jetting, welding of mounting system, and powder coating for the aluminum back plate. Laser cutting of the back and front panels for the acrylic box, as well as internal walls that would form the shape of the mounted LED box.
The entire box was mounted to the back-plate with stainless hardware and standoffs, and featured internal hardware and captured nuts so all hardware is hidden, yet can be removed at a later date if need be.
Here are some pictures of the process, including the final project.