Magnificent Gold Leaf

Magnificent Gold Leaf

The sign industry uses gold leaf as a handcrafted application. In fact, Paxton Signs uses the same tools today as the Egyptians did when they created their magnificent gold leafed art. For this reason, the incredible durability of gold surpasses applications such as...

Real Materials or Affordable Imitations?

Should your sign be made from real materials or affordable imitations? A hundred years ago, members of the Arts and Crafts Movement adopted a philosophy called ‘Truth to Materials’. This meant they used the most appropriate material for any application. In addition,...

The Green New Deal in Sign Making

There’s a Green New Deal in Sign Making. Green consciousness has been in full swing for years. Paxton Signs continues to offer interesting choices in recycled and/or natural materials and sign making processes. For example, instead of using plastic sign...

Vivian’s

Our Throwback Thursday featured sign: Vivian’s – 2001 There was a time in Fort Collins when high-end, European lamps and lampshades were hard to come by. Internet shopping hadn’t yet presented desirable alternatives. This left most customers to shop...

Everyday Joe’s Coffee House

Throwback Thursday! Everyday Joe’s Coffee House Paxton Signs has worked with many faith-based organizations. Over the years, we’ve helped them create and construct permanent signs. More over, we’ve advised them on their attendant commercial...