"10 Seconds" The Process of Hand-Made Neon Signs

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 09, 2014
ike Heist has been working in the neon industry in Portland, Oregon for 30 years. He is a master in his craft, and is responsible for the bending of some of the city's most iconic signage. 10 SECONDS is a short film about work and happiness, and shares a bit of Mike's thoughts and insight into the amazing process of hand-made neon signage...

Opening: An American Language @ Guerrero Gallery, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 18, 2012
This past Saturday night, we stopped by Guerrero Gallery's newest group show, An American Language, featuring the works of 12 traditional American sign painters. The show featured the works of Jeff Canham, Mike Meyer, Derek McDonald, Dusty Madsen, Gary Martin, Josh Luke, Gary Green, Greg Jones, and others.

Graffiti Gets A Pass

Graffiti // Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Hey that sure is nice of you to give graffiti the thumbs up.  By the look of that sign you are indeed in need.  

Flights of Genius by Stephen Powers Video

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 15, 2011
That could mean ESPO to you and some. Stephen Powers was commissioned by Ogilvy & Mather New York and Joshua Liner Gallery to create murals that reinterpret the words and quotes of agency founder David Ogilvy. This video sort of sums up what Powers is all about, his reasons, body of work, and his love of sign-painting.

Never Heard Of Yah: New Bohemia Signs

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 02, 2011
San Francisco's New Bohemia Signs has been creating elegant and simple hand-painted signage since 1993. New Bohemia offers a full range of services including full scale menus, architectural gilding, and gold leafing, all created by hand in their very tiny shop. I visit them often as a source of inspiration, most recently, the work being produced for a group show entitled Genuine Authentic at Peek Gallery on February 10th.

Alex Pardee Signing at Corey Helford Gallery Tonight

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 15, 2011
Today meaning Saturday, January 15, 2011. What we have always enjoyed about Alex Pardee, besides the immense talent and body of work in film, fine art, and commercial endeavors is his ability to enjoy his fans. That is why we applaud his signing at Corey Helford Gallery today, for which his Vertigo exhibition opened last week. Information after the jump . . .

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