Serving Up Neon City Neon, Inc., has been around since the 1950s, and in that time, the shop has seen many lighting trends come and go. Today the company handles mostly LED projects, but they still get requests for the occasional large neon project—such as the one they’ve been working on for Primanti Bros., a chain of sandwich shops based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Modern Artifacts Creates New Neon Art Pieces for Monterey Motorsports Reunion
Modern Artifacts, creators of industrial, three-dimensional neon sculptures has moved into a new studio and gallery space in Scappoose, Oregon—just outside Portland. “It’s a great space,” said Jeff Meyers, founder of “Not only is it... Read More
Neon Can Do That
With the variety of LED lights and modules out there available to sign builders still in its growth phase, spin doctors may have you thinking neon is on the way out. However rigidity is the key to successfully using neon. By itself, the tube is not... Read More
LIGHTFAIR International 2015 Will Take Place in NYC
The twenty-sixth annual LIGHTFAIR® (LFI®), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, will be staged in New York at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center May 3-7, 2015, according to Jeffrey L. Portman,... Read More
Sign Design Features Repurposed Elements from LBJ Ranch
On January 12, Blackout Signs and Metalworks, an award-winning sign design and fabrication shop based in San Marcos, proudly unveiled its latest signage project during the lighting ceremony for the city’s newest landmark sign at the LBJ Museum, a... Read More
Luminous Neon Names Gemini One of its Vendors of the Year
Luminous Neon has recognized Gemini Incorporated as one of its Vendors of the Year for its outstanding customer service during 2013. Gemini Sales Representative Sharon Holst accepted the award during a luncheon held December 17 at Luminous Neon’s Olathe,... Read More

Keystone Technologies: Revolutionary Replacement Sign Ballasts
Keystone Technologies announces the expansion of its extensive offering of sign ballasts with innovative SmartWire Electronic Sign Ballasts. The new SmartWire Electronic Sign Ballasts wire exactly the same as traditional magnetic sign ballasts. However,... Read More
Shop Talk: West Coast Vintage Neon
Many neon sign companies throughout the U.S. were successfully launched during neon’s heyday, but few can boast consistent business into the twenty-first century. One company that’s still going strong is Fresno Neon Sign Company, founded in the 1930s by... Read More
ISA Wins Exemption for Nighttime Usage of Electric Signs
The International Sign Association’s (ISA) advocacy work on behalf of its members has earned an important exemption for sign manufacturers and end-users. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the... Read More
The Atomic Tattoo Sign
Atomic Tattoo is a family-owned shop with many locations around the Austin, Texas area. Due to its success, Owner Larry Edwards recently decided to open a new store at a strip mall located in a secluded area off the highway. Since this is a potential... Read More
UL Eliminates All VN Fees for Electric Sign Listing
The International Sign Association reported on January 15, 2013 that UL will eliminate all variation notice (VN) fees related to its electric sign certification program. Elimination of the fees is the result of ongoing discussions between UL and the Sign... Read More

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