Stargazing at Lamp Post Lodge

Stargazing at Lamp Post Lodge

Lamp Post Lodge is nestled in the town of Westcliffe in historic Custer County, Colorado. The remote town is home to an abundance of passionate stargazers. Although there are several awe-inspiring, star-studded spots in the area, stargazing at Lamp Post Lodge offers...

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Time for a new sign!

Time for a new sign!

Time for a new sign! As with most businesses, making improvements to our business comes at a cost. And, usually, that cost is time. However, there's another vexing consideration. That is, the curious inability to create, design and market one's own identity....

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Better Value Vehicle Lettering

Better Value Vehicle Lettering

We see them everyday, driving almost anywhere: vans, trucks, and cars that are transformed into rolling billboards while speeding down America's streets and highways. Naturally, motorists try to read the messages on these moving targets. Some are easy to read, while...

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Apartment communities

Apartment communities

The Pines at Southmoor is one of two multi-family properties for which we designed and built identical signs. Apartment communities have been booming in the Fort Collins area since the turn of the 21st century. During 2008, Monarch Investments acquired the two...

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Tricycle Creations

Tricycle Creations

Artists, artisans and art galleries are always a pleasure to work with when we design and build signs. Our production of the Tricycle Creations gallery sign was that kind of experience. Whether whimsical or sophisticated, Tricycle Creations gallery displayed a variety...

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From Logo to Finished Sign

From Logo to Finished Sign

Paxton Signs offers a range of marketing design services. In fact, we've offered these services during most of our 41 years in the sign industry. For example, we've provided services ranging from concept, logo design, to finished sign and marketing. In addition, we've...

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Custom Craftsmanship

Custom Craftsmanship

Gold Leaf at its finest Measuring a whopping 4' x 6', the Alias Smith & Jones sign is the largest residence sign in Paxton Signs' Gallery of Residence Signs. Usually, these signs top out at approximately 18" x 36". Also, not only is the Alias Smith & Jones...

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The Lost Art of Vintage Lettering

The Lost Art of Vintage Lettering

There's a difference between typography and lettering. The first is the mechanized process of setting fabricated characters in vinyl. It's largely computerized. Digitized. However, the other is a hand-drawn interpretation of a sequence of letters or graphics. Art....

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Gold Leaf

Gold Leaf

Shimmering gold leaf is seductive. It's worthy of statuary and ancient tombs for the gods. Historically, it adorns countless works of art and centuries of architecture. The Egyptians were the first to perfect the metal leafing process.Their techniques haven't changed...

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Castle Peak Ranch

Castle Peak Ranch

Ranching in Colorado means extremes. Specifically, the weather is a constant consideration in all aspects: livestock, buildings, property maintenance, and even signs. Castle Peak Ranch, located in Colorado's North Park region, has not just one, but SIX affiliated...

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Night Lights

Night Lights

Of all the signs available today, lighted storefront signs are some of the most common. These commercial business signs offer double coverage. That is, they're on duty both day AND night. What's certain is business owners love their night lights! Of course, storefront...

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