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...
Vehicle and Fleet Graphics

Vehicle and Fleet Graphics

Vehicle and fleet graphics are effective marketing tools. Except when they aren’t. Why? Because most designers over-think and over-design their simple, intended purpose. To wrap or not to wrap… It’s normal for business owners to expect the absolute...
Hand-painted Signs Revival

Hand-painted Signs Revival

Hand-painted signs are having a revival. Today’s business owners seem to appreciate the value in the human stroke of a brush, as well as the resulting beauty of artistic technique. It’s been a long time coming. At Paxton Signs, we welcome the comeback. What...
Horsetooth Spirits and  Marketplace

Horsetooth Spirits and Marketplace

Horsetooth Spirits and Marketplace isn’t your average liquor store…or market, for that matter. Under one roof, the two newly transitioned businesses now offer unique items. For example, besides  the usual grocery products, the Marketplace offers canned...
Ghost Signs Still Haunt America

Ghost Signs Still Haunt America

Ghost signs still haunt America. The more you Google them, the more you find. And, the more you find, the more fascinating they are. Ghost signs are faded, hand-painted signs on the outside of old shop and office buildings. Interestingly, they may be fragments or...