DJWorkshop43 (1 of 1).jpg
 

NEON DATE NIGHT SCHEDULE

Have you been stuck indoors too long?

Do you miss the neon glow from your favorite night time hangout?

Why not bring the neon inside to you?

With this 2 hour class you will get an up close and personal look at a functioning glass neon bending studio. Danielle James will take you step by step through the history and process of making that neon glow! PLUS you get to take home your very own 16" neon paper airplane (or similar). 


Closed toe shoes and face masks required at all times. 

SPACE IS LIMITED SO EMAIL US TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!

4:00pm

Feb 5th 2021

7:00pm

Feb 5th 2021

4:00pm

Feb 6th 2021

7:00pm

Feb 6th 2021

4:00pm

Feb 7th 2021

7:00pm

Feb 7th 2021

4:00 PM

Feb 12th 2021

7:00pm

Feb 12th 2021

4:00 PM

Feb 13th 2021

7:00 PM

Feb 13th 2021

4:00 PM

Feb 14th 2021

7:00 PM

Feb 14th 2021

4:00 PM

Feb 19th 2021

7:00 PM

Feb 19th 2021

4:00 PM

Feb 20th 2021

7:00 PM

Feb 20th 2021

4:00 PM

Feb 21th 2021

7:00 PM

Feb 21th 2021

4:00 PM

Feb 26th 2021

7:00 PM

Feb 26th 2021

4:00 PM

Feb 27th 2021

7:00 PM

Feb 27th 2021

4:00 PM

Feb 28th 2021

7:00 PM

Feb 28th 2021

 

Conjure Cool

Hex Neon is dedicated to offering Durham and the surrounding areas the most innovative, trend-setting neon designs while also creating a finished product of impeccable quality.

 

DURHAM N.C. LOCATION NOW OPEN

305 S Dillard St, Durham, NC 27701

We delight in producing high-quality custom indoor neon art and signage. Hex is founded on a love of design, education, architectural history, and above all neon.

 

The Team

Danielle James

Danielle James

Danielle is a neon artist and Millersville alumnus who is currently the operations manager at Glas neon in Raleigh. For the past four years she has facilitated neon sign fabrication, exhibitions, conferences, classes, lectures and installations. She is currently a member of the all women neon bending group SHE BENDS and her work has been featured in numerous international and national art exhibitions.

IMG_4606_edited_edited.jpg

Tim O'Donnell

Tim has been living and working in the lancaster area for almost twenty years.  A project manager at Shumaker PDT for ten years, Tim has done custom event design work for weddings, concerts, corporate events, and political rallies.  As a freelance stagehand and artist, Tim has been involved in numerous touring productions, as well as temporary and permanent art installations. 

 
DJWorkshop12%20(1%20of%201)_edited.jpg
 

Past Projects

Classy AF
Microwave_tacos_420
Hong Kong Sign
The Deals Wedding Sign
J_DAWG420
Black Philllip
Have you seen my contact lense?
Death Wish
Ignite Barbell Sign
Sweet Coins!
Cross Knife Sign
Magic Hat Sign
IRL
Ghosted
Crono_strife 32
Do you Shave?
I regret nothing

 
Bending%20tools_edited.jpg

The Process

Every neon sign that exists was made by a team of skilled craftspeople.

While each shop has their particular style, the process has not changed much since it began in 1920. We take colored glass tubes and bend them with heat, a little bit of air, and complex levels of manual dexterity. A metal electrode is spliced at each end and the tube is filled with one of a variety of harmless noble gasses. To bring it to life, an electric current excites the gas in the tube, causing it to emit that luminous color beloved the world over. We believe neon is part of our American cultural identity. Rather than let this identity fade, we believe we can help it stand side-by-side with the modern technology that drives America today.

 

Open shop hours

Durham location

Mon - Fri: 11am - 6pm
Saturday: by appointment
Sunday: by appointment

DJWorkshop%20(13%20of%202)_edited.jpg
 

302.373.6569

©2020 by Hex Neon. Proudly created with Wix.com