CARLETON PLACE - 7317 County Road 29 (613) 253-5324
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We have added some new products and services to better serve our customer and our community

Sublimation Printing – drinkware, apparel, cloth items

Heat Transfer Printing – apparel

Embroidery – apparel, hats, cloth items

Full Digital Signage – interior and exterior options

Customized Home Décor options

We are fully open for business.  Masked required

Your One Stop Sign and Print Shop

Providing quality signs & printing to businesses in Ottawa and the Valley for over 30 years.

Everything 53 Colours does has a single, unifying objective:  To set your business apart. Businesses of all sizes, in almost every imaginable industry, count on us for affordable graphic design services that are comprehensive in scope, with common sense pricing that delivers real value and return on your investment.

This is the 53 Colours difference. From established companies to start-ups and individuals, from simple logos to get started, to a complete re-branding, every client receives one-on-one attention and the level of excellence you deserve. Large or small, whatever you need, our objective is to exceed your expectations.

Why 53 Colours?

Here are some reasons why choosing 53 Colours for your signage and printing solutions works!

Our Diversity

We are your ONE STOP SIGN AND PRINT SHOP! Which means for you, a company that can handle your needs without having to go to several companies to get your project finished.

Years of Service

We have been serving customers in Ottawa and the surrounding areas for over 40 years. We have become a well known in the industry for providing professional service and outstanding quality of products and services.

Quality of Work

We always stand behind our work. Our trained staff, from our graphic designers to our fabrication and installation teams work hard to ensure that your job is produced and completed just the way you asked for it.

Our Staff

Our staff is fully trained and waiting to assist you in any way. Whether you come in knowing exactly what you want or if you need some one on one consultation to figure it out, we are always happy to serve.

Our Main Services

Sign Design and Fabrication

Whether it’s an indoor or outdoor sign, for a wall wrap or vehicle, we provide full sign design and fabrication services in-house. Channel letters, Custom CNC sign shapes, billboards, vehicle signage and more, all provided with exceptional customer service. Learn More


Most backlit signs are constructed using fluorescent lighting.  This type of lighting system is outdated and costly.  What we do is replace the lighting system with new High Efficiency LED lighting, either in a bar or string formation.   Learn More

Full Service Printing

If you can dream it, we can probably print it. We offer full service digital printing for everything from business cards to restaurant menus, business packages to posters. We can provide quality printed products with exceptional customer service. Learn More

Sign Installation

We install all kinds of signs, from a wall sign in your office to the storefront sign that advertises your business. Our staff will take care of your sign installation anywhere in Ottawa and the surrounding communities. Learn More

Vista Wayfinding Systems

Teaming up with Vista Systems, North America’s largest manufacturer of custom wayfinding solutions, we can tailor a variety of difference products from small interior signs to a custom sign package, we can supply you with your solution.  Learn More.

Design Services

Our award winning team has the experience, imagination and vision to deliver innovative print and design services, from concept to final production. Learn More about our design, illustration and project management for all manner of print and electronic design projects.

Samples Of Our Work

All Saints Catholic High School - Kanata, Ontario
Backlit Sign
Sledge Hockey of Eastern Ontario - Ottawa, Ontario
Trailer Decals
Parks of the St. Lawrence - Morrisburg, Ontario
Aluminum Signs
Virtucom Metals - Carp, Ontario
Half Vehicle Wrap
Cabotto's Restaurant - Stittsville, Ontario
Aluminum Sign
Bensons Auto Parts - Ottawa, Ontario
Backlit Sign
Tubman Funeral Home - Ottawa, Ontario
Backlit Sign
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority - Nepean, Ontario
Full Boat Wrap
Trade Show Banners
Great for advertising at trade shows or in-store advertising
Digital Signage
Custom presentations to keep your customers informed
ChemDry Imperial - Nepean, Ontario
Full Van Wrap
Caldwell Public School - Carleton Place, Ontario
Aluminum Interior / CNC Routered Sign
Vehicle Decals
One Way Window Graphics
Suncoast Enclosures - Stittsville, Ontario
Half Trailer Wrap
One Way Window Graphics
Vehicle Decals
Payless Shoe Store - Ottawa, Ontario
Channel Letter Sign
Juan Julian - State Farm Insurance - Carleton Place, Ontario
Backlit Pylon Sign
Guildcrest Homes - Morewood, Ontario
Aluminum Sign
Vittorio Complex - Carleton Place, Ontario
Backlit Sign / CNC Routered Sign
Ottawa Catholic School Board - Ottawa, Ontario
Trailer Lettering / Decals
Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority - Carleton Place, Ontario
Aluminum Signs
M.Y. Leather - Kanata, Ontario
Channel Letters Storefront Sign
Bridgecast Interior Sign
Bridgecast - Ottawa, Ontario
Custom Interior CNC Routered Sign
Collins Barrow Interior Sign
Collins Barrow - Ottawa, Ontario
Indoor Signage
ADSS - Backlit Sign - Orleans
Digital Printing
Level Construction Decals
Plastic Formed Lettering - Kanata
Partial Vehicle Wrap - Castle Building - Arnprior
Partial Vehicle Wrap - Castle Building - Arnprior
Carleton Place - Trucks Decals 2
Carleton Place - Wall Decals
Ottawa West Storefront
Storefront - Ottawa - Kanata
Storefront Sign - Smiths Falls
Flags and Hanging Signs - Smiths Falls - Axe & Arrow
Aluminum Sign - VOS Trailers - Stittsville
Backlit Sign - New Flyer - Arnprior

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. I can’t find what I’m looking for on your site. Do you offer products not listed here?
A. We’ll do our best to fulfill any order. If we can’t, we’ll do our best to help direct you to someone who can.

Q. What type of images should I use for custom printed signs?
A. Unless the image is in vector format, the image needs to be fairly large to translate well to large print. We will let you know if the image you supplied will work for your project.

Q. I need a custom product made. Can you help me?
A. Please contact us directly for quotes on custom work.

Q. What types of material are available for signs?
A. The three most common types are Coroplast (Corrugated Plastic), AluPanel (Aluminum & Plastic Panels) and Acryllic (used mainly for Backlit Signs). Some other types are Aluminum, Foam Core, Sintra, Styrene.

Q. What’s the difference between a partial vehicle wrap and a full vehicle wrap?
A. A full vehicle wrap covers every area of exposed paint on the vehicle, while a partial wrap might only cover a side or a body panel.

Q. How do full-color graphics help my image?
A. Full-color graphics have the potential to make your business more professional and consistently branded. High resolution and full-color graphics also increase the customer’s perception of the quality of the service and/or product.

Q. What areas do you serve.
A. Carleton Place, Smiths Falls, Perth, Franktown, Almonte, Arnprior, Carp, Pakenham, Merrickville, Kemptville, Richmond, North Gower, Ottawa, Kanata, Stittsville, Nepean, Barrhaven to name a few. We will do our best to serve anyone that asks us, no matter where they are from.

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