Saunders Signs were glad to continue their relationship with the Glenorchy City Council with the recent signage at the newly refurbished KGV. The signage was manufactured in our workshop and was a great project to be involved with. We think that the finished product looks great and adds to the whole precinct.

Kingborough Bowls Club

Recently installed Tiger at Kingborough Bowls Club. Saunders Signs are sponsors of the Kingborough Bowls Club and look forward to this relationship continuing.

UTAS 16 Motorsport

Saunders Signs were proud to support the UTAS 16 Motorspot Team.
We were very impressed with the enthusiasm and the professionalism of the team and we are sure you will agree the car looked great. Well done fir a first class effort. You can see more about the team and their performance at their facebook page:

Spring Fair

It is that time of year, Fairs here, there and everywhere.
These corflute signs look wonderful, light & bright and sure to catch your eye!

School House Signs at Strahan

With the ease of transportation these days, we are developing more & more relationships with the folk on the West Coast.
These School signs are brilliant, they are routed acrylic shapes with flamed edges and digital prints applied to the back and are ready to "fly" off to Strahan.


The Tasmanian Portraiture Prize presented by RACT Insurance is a prestigious award for Tasmanian artists, aged 30 and under. Through our ongoing association with RACT we manufactured the banner for this years awards along with the prize cards. We congratulate the winners on their amazing work.


Saunders Signs are proud to be associated with MyTas, "Our Island, Your Future". MyTas is the fastest growing independent business collective in Tasmania, their aim is to showcase the attributes and contributions companies make to the Tasmanian Economy. You can view the MyTas website for further information here.

Blackmans Bay Primary School

The School Business Manager at Blackmans Bay Primary School sent us a wonderful testimonial re their new signage. See this testimonial at "About Us" on the above menu.

Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation

Thrilled to see not one, not two but three vehicles driving off with their shiny new vinyl wraps. It was a pleasure to work with the ANMF ladies & share their enthusiasm as they took delivery of their motor vehicles.

Welcome to Adam Wills

Saunders Signs is pleased to welcome Adam Wills to Saunders Signs in the role of Business Development Manager. Adam originally started his career in the signage industry with Saunders Signs over 25 years ago. Since this time Adam has gained significant experience operating his own business as well as working for large signage companies within the State. He has experience in all aspects of signage from concept stage through to the manufacture and installation.

Ronald McDonald House

As part of Saunders Signs long association with the Ronald McDonald House in Hobart we were commissioned to replace the old run down image of Ronald McDonald on the playground wall. The outcome is a new vibrant colourful image of Ronald McDonald.

RGIT Added to the City Skyline

Saunders Signs are continuing to help light up the Hobart city skyline with the recent addition of the RGIT signage on Macquarie St.

New Juicy Isle Semi Trailer

As you are driving the roads and highways of Tasmania look out for the new Juicy Isle Semi Trailer. Saunders Signs was proud to work with our client Juicy Isle on the creation of their striking new wrap for their semi trailer which we think looks fantastic.

The Footy Show Comes to Hobart

Saunders Signs welcomed the Footy Show to Hobart. Saunders Signs was commissioned by our client Wrest Point Casino to assist with all the signage needs for the event which was a great showcase for our State.

Targa Tasmania

Saunders Signs would like to congratulate the organisers of this years Targa Tasmania for another successful event. Saunders Signs is proud to continue its association with Targa through the supply of race numbers, event signage, sponsor signage and the finish banner.

Commemorating ANZAC Day

As part of the 100th Anniversary of ANZAC Day Saunders Signs was engaged by the Northgate Shoopping Centre to create the centrepiece of their commemoration.

Adding a touch of 'bling' to the office

Recently, Sultan Holdings commissioned us to provide a new sign for their Hobart offices, but wanted a different type of sign to the norm. They wanted something that conveyed a feeling of solid integrity, and which represented their strong building-based identity. Saunders' design team came up with a 5mm thick brushed aluminium engraved and 3D letter wall sign which now holds pride of place as you enter their offices.

Reserve Forces brass plaque

As a way to commemorate the day in 1914 that our soldiers left for The Great War, Saunders were commissioned to erect a brass plaque on powdercoated steel frame adjacent to Constitution Docks. The plaque is a fitting tribute to the many who left and the few who returned. Lest We Forget.

A trick of the eye?

Having fun with our new image signage at the Fresh Connection in the Wellington Centre. This time to highlight the food, our designer created a mock timber panelling complete with branding - all printed onto self adhesive vinyl stickers and applied to the front of the counters. You could swear the carpenters had been in there to do this, but no, it was just us! And it look really homely and inviting. The client loves it!

Dementia trolley wraps

Recently asked to wrap a heap of stainless steel trolleys destined for treatment of dementia patients to provide a happy, colourful environment. The client was so pleased with the result, they provided this testimonial: "I popped over to look at the trolleys the other day and just wanted to pass on my thanks and praise ... the work you did with them is amazing and everyone's very happy indeed, including me. You were both exceptional to work with, so thanks for making it such a pain-free process :)"

New DEC illuminated and LED message sign at night.

A really interesting night shot of the new DEC sign we recently installed. The text about James Blunt is from the large LED message centre display. This is instantly changeable and is capable of displaying an infinite range of colours, graphics and even video.

A very different style of vehicle wrap ... or was that cloth wrap?

Our client, Juicy Isle, approached us wanting to make their new VW Caddy van appear as if wrapped in hessian bag, and to picture their range of drinks on the side. This was the brief given to Saunders Signs Design Department. The result is so realistic and a real head turner.

New look 'Cat & Fiddle' sporting Vista wayfinding signage

Graphic designers working closely with Saunders Signs have created a bright and modern image for the iconic Cat & Fiddle shopping centre in the heart of Hobart. Using a convex curved architectural wayfinding system by Vista (supplied by Saunders Signs), shoppers can clearly see where services and shops are within the centre.

Huon Village makeover.

Huonville's shopping Centre, Huon Village has just been given a makeover, and once again, Saunders Signs were called in to make complete the signage refresh. Refacing the main pylon and 3 large building banners, they also changed over the tenant signs with new, slimline led-lit signs, designed to look good with minimal running costs. Even the entries sport a transparent green vinyl look. Very smart!

The 'Eyes' have it.

With a fresh transformation of their Hobart store, Optometrist company, Eye Lines, is seeking to turn heads and show a new face to their business. Saunders were invited to provide new signage inside and out, and it is really reaching new audiences with it's dynamic images.

A new image for an 'old bird'!

For years the Penguin Cafe on Bruny Island (Adventure Bay) has operated to serve tourists and locals alike. Their signage however, was outdated and unappealing. They came to Saunders Signs for a fresh update of their graphics, and Design Director Travis Hutchins took on the task. We photographed their main food items these were incorporated into this appealing sign, designed to catch the eye and water the taste buds. It certainly stands out, and is attracting many new customers to the business.

Dark MOFO lights up the Hobart nightscape

A photo of last year's Dark MOFO entry sign at Princess Wharf No. 1 heralding a delight of winter fantasies. Saunders were called upon to make an exciting entry statement with two massive neon signs sitting atop shipping containers. The neons were fabricated in-house by Saunders' own neon bender. A very exciting and eye-catching display with each letter standing as high as an adult male.

Godzilla or the Space Shuttle??? No, the new DEC sign.

This 'monster' sign is 8.5m tall and 7.2m wide and appears to be have just 'landed'! The 2 vertical columns support the massive 1.2m high x 7.1m wide full colour LED display screens, and above these (on each side) is an LED-backlit logo display. The video screens are capable of full motion video, however for simplicity the DEC will use static messages to promote their upcoming events. It is an impressive and imposing sign, from any angle!

Derwent Entertainment Centre pylon sign coming soon!!!

It will be a case of 'Watch this space'! Saunders were commissioned to replace the ageing pylon sign that had been promoting Derwent Entertainment Centre in Glenorchy on the Brooker Highway. Well it's just about here. We can't say what it is going to look like (yet), but here's a sneak preview; it's BIG!!!!

The Fresh Connection is here.

Starting with a blank piece of paper, Saunders Signs has designed and created all the signage in the new Fresh Connection Cafe in The Wellington Centre, in Hobart. Even the name was the brainchild of the designers at Saunders. The signage concepts have created a fresh new image that is bright, cheery and inviting. The owners and customers love it. The food, the coffee and the cakes are worth the walk to The Wellington Centre.

Come off the grass!!!

Not a type of sign Saunders Signs do every day, that's for sure, however as part of the re-branding of the Betfair Hobart and Launceston Cups signage, these massive grass signs were commissioned in front of the grandstands. Set against the green grass, the new Betfair colours of dark navy blue, white and yellow really stand out. The signs, incidentally were hand sprayed using computer cut templates. After the Cups, a quick mow of the grass removed the signs until next year.

Belaroma Coffee launch their new taste in Hobart.

As part of the new Fresh Connection Cafe in The Wellington Centre, Belaroma Coffee requested interesting image signage from Saunders Signs. The team got together and created an internally led-lit sign box with 3D letters and a backlit coffee print. Beside it are two wall mounted image shots just to get you in the mood for a decent caffiene fix!

Mawson's Huts Replica Museum

An interesting project to be involved with, Saunders was asked to assist this new waterfront attraction in becoming noticed to traffic on Davey Street, Hobart. Using 3 dimensional high contrast lettering onto a folded box panel mounted to the building, the name and what the building represents is now clearly seen from a long distance, alerting tourists to a slice of Australian history.

Shadforth light up the Hobart skyline!

2 huge LED-lit skysigns adorn the Shadforth building in Macquarie Street Hobart. Commissioned by Shadforth management, Saunders Signs fabricated these two 2 metre high x 12 metre long signs from heavy duty acrylic, packed with low voltage LED lighting and digitally printed sign faces, then installed them using abseil installation and roof crews. The whole installation took a week to complete. The signs can be seen from Hobart's Eastern Shore and certainly demand attention.

Bellerive Village gets historic themed banners

Clarence City Council asked for Saunders Signs help in printing and erecting a series of themed banners in the historic Bellerive Village and the Rosny Bus Mall. These banners are printed on high quality wind-rated material and involved high access equipment to safely install them into the supplied street furniture.

Laser engraved and paint-filled door plaque

Also for Shadforth were a series of brushed aluminium, laser engraved and paint-filled door plaques which added a premium touch for their office re-fit.

Shadforth moves offices

Shadforth Financial Group relocated offices recently in Hobart and chose Saunders Signs to apply new profile cut digital print signage to their office windows. The result was a winner, and they were delighted with the end result.

Another Shiploads store steams ahead - at Wynyard

This was an interesting store to do, requiring high access rope installers to fix the large sign panels

Banjo's Bakery Cafe national re-brand commences

Working closely with Banjo's Corporation, Saunders Signs has been chosen to roll out the exciting new corporate image for Banjo's stores across Tasmania as well as a number of mainland locations. The new imagery uses a combination of high quality vinyl and printed colour schemes onto long lasting aluminium composite panel substrate that is routed and folded to shape. The new imagery really puts Banjo's squarely on the map and is driving customer sales for their delicious bakery products.

Inuit vehicle signage

Inuit Technologies chose Saunders Signs to update their new fleet of VW Caddy vans. Using the latest in 3M cast conformable technology and vibrant full solvent printing, the end result is clean and impressive!

Frogmore Creek gets a new look

Iconic Meadowbank Winery on Richmond Road, Cambridge has recently transformed it's name and image to Frogmore Creek, echoing the premium brands of distinctive Tasmanian wines, which include their brands of Frogmore Creek, Meadow Bank, 42 Degrees South and Storm Bay. To re-inforce their brand, Saunders Signs worked extensively with their Marketing Manager, Rebecca Koumos, to design contemporary 3 dimensional, LED lit entry monument signs, along with roadside banners and directional signage.

New Shoreline Meats signage

A great new image created by Saunders Signs for Shoreline Meats. Features an LED backlit fascia sign with 20mm acrylic push through letters on a gloss black background. Also wall paper signage, blackboard and counter kickplates supplied by Saunders Signs. What a transformation ... and the meat is pretty good too!

Shiploads stores

Saunders Signs is excited to be involved in supplying signage to the ever-increasing number of Shiploads stores around the state. With stores at Cambridge, Bridgewater, Kingston and Glenorchy, the latest store has opened in Huonville. With more stores coming on line, we are proud to supply signs to a Tassie owned and operated chain such as Shiploads.

Eyelines Rebranding

Saunders Signs was chosen by Eyelines to work with them as part of their rebranding campaign. Not only was Saunders Signs responsible for the manufacture and installation of all the new signage for all of the Eyelines stores statewide, our design department work closely with Eyelines in the development of the brand.

Blundstone Arena Bellerive gets a new name and new image

When Bellerive Oval took on the iconic footwear company, Blundstone, the name changed to Blundstone Arena Bellerive, and Saunders Signs were chosen to supply all the new signage at the entry gates and around the ground. The very first, and dramatic 'opening' of the new complex was in front of the Premier of Tasmania, as well as heads of both Cricket Tasmania and Blundstones, when this huge banner was unfurled over the entrance.

Big Bargain Bottleshop Bridgewater - NOW OPEN!

Signs was proud to be chosen to re-brand the first 'new look' Big Bargain Bottleshop at Bridgewater. The job entailed a large illuminated fascia sign, as well as routed aluminium composite panel lettering. Lockable poster cabinets display all the various weekly 'Specials' which Saunders printed in support of the new rollout of stores.

Congratulations to the Convict City Rollers

We are very pleased to see the Convict City Rollers did so well at the League, with a result of 126 versus the South Island Sirens at 90. Saunders Signs produced the team banner, which the Rollers looked great on! Congratulations Convict City Rollers!

Saunders Signs has a new owner!

After 30+ years at the helm of Saunders Signs, 2nd generation owner, Scott and Renae Saunders, have sold their business to take a well-earned long service leave break and sea-change from the industry they grew up in. Taking over as new owners and directors are Steve and Sarnia Symons. Till recently, Steve was CEO of Roaring 40s (of wind farm fame). Together, they look forward to working with existing Saunders clients and also growing the business under the general management of Sean De Freitas.

New 'Sacred Heart College' bus wrap

How better way to show your school to the world than with a full wrap of your school bus? Sacred Heart College have done just that, and in a pretty spectacular way. Saunders in-house design team worked tirelessly to create just the right amount of impact. The finished result is a definite head turner!

'Hardly Normal' promotes latest Sony TV.

Harvey Norman Cambridge Park decided to take advantage of Saunders new promotional One Way Vision window prints to showcase the latest Sony Internet-capable LED TVs. So successful has been this form of advertising, they are about promote other products in the same way shortly. Watch this space!

State Library re-brands to Linc Tasmania

Linc Tasmania is a new government enterprise combining the State Library, Adult Education and Online Access Centres. Saunders Signs were the successful tenderer for this work statewide, and are in the final round of installation of this comprehensive signage programme. The new signage provides a bright new image for this new entity.

Shiploads open new Kingston store

Emerging Tassie 'icon' store; Shiploads will open their second store in Kingston on June 16th, offering a great range of discount product lines to the Kingborough area. In conjunction with MMG McInerney Marketing Group, Saunders Signs were chosen to supply all internal and external signage for this new store. The large illuminated sign at the front entry, using specially produced graphics and high intensity lighting, is so bright, everyone passing will know that Shiploads has come to town!!!!

New Super Clinic at Burnie - 3D building letters

With the Federal Government push to introduce large medical SuperClinics, Burnie has led the charge in Tasmania with a state of the art facility in Cooee. Saunders Signs were awarded the contract to supply signage for the new premises, and for the outside created a strong, powerful image using their logo, specially routed out of 25 and 20mm compressed foam PVC. This is a tough, exterior grade material that Saunders were able to rout on their new flatbed router, and then paint and pin fix to the building.

Dumpling World takes over a Hobart icon.

Dumplings are the new fast food, and it seems they are taking over Hobart. Dumpling World is now open on the site of the well-known Carlton Cafe - Hobart icon for many years, on the corner of Liverpool and Argyle Streets. Serving a wide range of popular asian delicacies, Dumpling World is now open for business, thanks to bright signage provided courtesy of Saunders Signs.

Active Marine Mornington shows a bold new image

With a brand new corporate image designed and completed by Saunders Signs, Active Marine at Mornington can now be seen from the Mornington Roundabout; almost a kilometer away. Using specially routed aluminium letters, with high quality sign vinyls and digital prints, Active Marine, with their agency for Suzuki Marine, are definitely on the map!

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