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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Rolling Billboards

Rolling Billboards

As we've mentioned in previous blog posts, Paxton Signs is dedicated to simple, effective design. We say, "no" to muddying up visual advertising space with too much information; No, to tiny, unreadable print; No, to unsightly, crowded layouts. Instead, we say, "yes"...

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