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How it Works...

VISIT US BY APPOINTMENT: 3401 University Ave, Suite 11

Our team is dedicated to ensuring your handmade neon sign becomes an heirloom object for you and your loved ones to cherish for years to come. ​  Colored glass tubes are carefully bent using heat, air, and precise manual skills. A metal electrode is attached at each end of the tube, which is then filled with a variety of harmless noble gases. When an electric current is applied, the gas in the tube becomes excited, producing the iconic luminous glow that is beloved worldwide.

We view neon as an integral part of American cultural identity and are committed to preserving and enhancing its legacy. Rather than allowing this tradition to fade or be poorly imitated, we strive to integrate it seamlessly with modern lighting technology.

In order to start the ordering process, please email us at the following information.

  • Installation Location (window? wall? temporary?)

  • Size of sign

  • Color(s)

  • Installation Deadline

  • Reference Images

Our turn around time is currently 6 week minimum without a rush fee. After a quote is give a non-refundable 50% deposit is required to start the project. 

Please feel free to email us with any questions you may have about your future neon sign project. We cant wait to illuminate your idea.  

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Past Projects
Nice Price Books Open Sign
Stay Trashy
Pride Heart
Frivalice Illustration
Raleigh Kudzu
Kyle and Colleen Wedding Neon
Hopfly Charlotte
Mid Bloom Coffee Durham
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Mezcalito Durham
Devil Dog Restoration Zebulon
Playland Cafe
Custom Neon
Clock Restoration
Mr. Fishsticks (epic games)
Shamrock Cafe
High Tide Salon
Eye Heart Tattoo
Best of Raleigh
Neon Atom

Neon Date Night

Neon Date Night is an extraordinary beginner class specifically designed for couples (or best buds) seeking a unique and electrifying experience. You will leave the class with your very own custom neon sign and a whole new appreciation for this endangered glass art form. 

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. Basically we eat sleep and breath REAL neon.

Feel free to drop us a line and ask any questions you may have about your project. 

Shop hours

Southwest Durham

Tuesday - Fri: 10am - 4pm Saturday: noon-4pm 

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