Best Original Design and Fabrication, Illuminated, Small Shop of 2020

RiNo Sign Works (Lakwood, CO) & Amigo Arts (Monroe, WA) share first place.
2020 Signshop Competition: RiNo Sign Works shares first place in Best Original Design and Fabrication, Illuminated, Small Shop of 2020.

First Place - Tie

Fabricator RiNo Sign Works (Lakewood, CO)

rinosignworks.com; N’namdi Ray 

Designer: Maddie Bonthron 

Client: Bonfils Stanton Foundation

Mounted on the corner of the building, this projecting sign is a minimalist way to gain maximum visibility from the three visible cross streets. This sign consists of push-through letters on an aluminum cabinet, mounted on perpendicular planes to give the historic building a modern, prismatic focal point.
 

First Place - tie

Amigo Arts’ illuminated sign for Flatstick Pub boasted real AstroTurf and golf balls to look like beer-filled letters.
Amigo Arts’ illuminated sign for Flatstick Pub boasted real AstroTurf and golf balls to look like beer-filled letters.

Fabricators and Designers: Amigo Arts (Monroe, WA)

amigoarts.com; Pablo and Melina Guerrero 

Client: Flatstick Pub Spokane

The sign’s face features acrylic-faced letters with no trim cap and real AstroTurf on both sides. The back side of the sign has facelit channel letters with golf balls to look like beer-filled letters.
 

Third Place

This sign for Staffords Hospitality was design and fabricated by Pro Image Design.
This illuminated sign for Staffords Hospitality was design and fabricated by Pro Image Design.

Fabricators: Pro Image Design (Traverse City, MI)

proimagedesign.net; Cody Strong, Jeff Friske, Joe Schroeder, Troy Raymond, Tim Pierce

Designers: Bob Scudder, Aaron Place

Client: Staffords Hospitality

 

Click here for the winner of Best Original Design and Fabrication, Non-Illuminated, Large Shop.

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