15 Surprising Facts About the Las Vegas Sign

You know that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas (unless the paparazzi is watching). And you know that you’ve made it to Vegas when you see the iconic sign. But do you know these surprising facts about the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign?

20 Fun Facts About the Hollywood Sign

When you think of Hollywood, you might think of Humphrey Bogart gazing into Ingrid Bergman’s eyes in Casablanca. You might imagine Cary Grant tooling around the foothills in his 1929 Caddy, or Marilyn Monroe with her pouty lips and swirling white skirt in Some Like it Hot. Or maybe you think of the modern Hollywood, […]

Signage as Art: The Mosaics of the NYC Subway

Though signage can certainly be artistic, we don’t often think of it as true “art. New York City is a great place to find millions of signs, many of them true works of art and technology. But to find some of the most beautiful signs, those that combine art and function and also speak of […]

Times Square Signage Through the Years

When you think of the bright lights of New York City, chances are that you’re thinking about Times Square. The most popular tourist destination in the city, Times Square has 39 million visitors every year. The famous, brightly lit signage gives the square its personality and has helped make Times Square a New York icon. […]

Top 5 Last-Minute Vacations with Sign Cachet

  We’re almost halfway through August, so if you haven’t taken a summer vacation yet, now’s the time to hit the road. There are some great vacation spots to visit that include scenic vistas, white-sand beaches and bright city lights,  but why not make your vacations even better and hit a destination that has great […]

The Signs of New York City

  I spent last week in New York City, attending the BlogWorld convention and checking out all the sights that a city of 8 million people has to offer. Needless to say, there are a lot of signs in New York. On any given block at street level you’ll find two pizza parlors, a drugstore, […]

A New Home for the American Sign Museum

    When I was a child, it was a real treat to get a hamburger and a chocolate shake at JB’s Big Boy in Salt Lake City. The burgers were huge, with special sauce dripping from the bun. The chocolate shakes were served in a tall glass, heaped with whipped cream and accompanied by […]

The History of Signage

  According to the all-knowing Wikipedia, signage (which is what you have to search for unless you are super interested in the Zodiac) is defined as any kind of visual graphics created to display information to a particular audience. At Signs.com, we’re OK with that description – of course we would have come up with […]