About – Garnett Signs
About company

We make your vision a reality


Garnett Sign Studio is a custom fabricator of interior and exterior signage, with a nationwide clientele spanning the gamut: Hotels, Multi-Family housing, Healthcare, Retail, Commercial, Corporate and Government facilities. We are known as group of craftspeople that, as a team, produce custom signage outside the ordinary. Everything from tactile and Braille signage to exterior-scaled logos are fabricated with sophistication and flair. Garnett Sign Studio’s output is continually diversifying both creatively and technically. Our production content also includes entry signs, evacuation maps, donor boards, code signs, directionals, cubicle signs, room and office identification, directories, even menu boards. We are members of the ISA (International Sign Association) and the SEGD (Society of Environmental Graphic Designers). Garnett has received numerous awards for our work and has been named to the “San Francisco Business Times Top 100 Companies.” An honor bestowed upon us each year since 2003. Garnett Sign Studio is located at 441 Victory Ave  in South San Francisco, CA. In the spirit of promoting positive communication and production efficiency, the entire staff works together in a single facility. The Administration, Project Management Team, Art and Fabrication staff all benefit from seamless interaction between departments, the results best seen in the finished product.

We currently employ 51 professionals; including

  • 6 Project Managers
  • 8 Graphic Artists
  • 5 Installation
  • 32 Skilled Craftspeople

We are a licensed California contractor (CASLB #743512 & 929353) for nearly 20 years.
Additionally, we offer both union and non-union installation

Our philosophy

Vision, Mission & Values

  • Quality: Providing our Clients with products and services that everyone involved can be proud of throughout the product’s life cycle.
  • Value: Successfully leveraging our experience, assuring the client that they have options in designing a product that matches their budget.
  • Client Satisfaction: From the estimate, to installation and beyond – we strive to exceed your expectations.
  • Teamwork: We work together with your team, in a positive professional manner to successfully achieve a common goal.
  • Employees: Our team of skilled, professionals is dedicated to ensure you get the best product and are always treated with the utmost respect and professional courtesy.
  • Technology: Garnett is dedicated to re-investing in state of the art technology, assuring efficiency and cost effectiveness. Within our walls is a true confluence of craftsmanship and innovation.
  • Social Responsibility: Working within our community to address the needs of our neighbours is a fundamental moral obligation.


Garnett SIgn d/b/a Garnett Sign Studio was founded by a former submarine commander Garnett right after WWII in 1946. Garnett for many years was the primary San Francisco based sign manufacturer of Architectural ADA signs. Garnett continues to provide the bay area and beyond superior products and service within the signage industry.  Garnett has recently expanded into Nevada and Texas markets. With superior systems, Garnett is able to provide effective solutions nationally.


our Amazing team

Steve Savoy


Carol Lachner

Human Resources Manager

Melissa Middleton

Director of Estimating

Staci Rose

Customer Service and Project Manager

Jim Suppes

Vice President - Manufacturing

Terrie Kramer

Corporate Controller
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Contact details

441 Victory Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080

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