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Derby District Gateway Sign.
(Photo Courtesy of YESCO)
YESCO WINS “BEST MONUMENT SIGN,” “DESIGNER’S CHOICE” FOR DERBY
DISTRICT GATEWAY SIGN BY COLORADO SIGN ASSOCIATION
SALT LAKE CITY (January 2024) – YESCO, the 104-year-old company known for creating, repairing and maintaining internationally recognizable signs, was awarded “Best Monument Sign” and “Designer’s Choice” for its Derby District Gateway sign at this year’s annual Colorado Sign Association (CSA) sign design contest.
Fabricated at YESCO’s Las Vegas facility, the Derby District Gateway sign is completely solar powered. With a complex light topper and colorful display, the distinctive sign welcomes visitors to the Derby District of Commerce City, Colorado. Melding the timeless elegance of mid-century modern aesthetics with the inviting charm of futurist Googie styling, the sign captures attention and fosters a sense of connection among the city’s vibrant residents.
This year’s sign design contest included more than 75 entries in design categories ranging from “Best Pylon Sign” to “Best Wall Sign,” “Best Unique Sign” and “Best Monument Sign.” The winners were chosen by judges from the Arizona Sign Association.
“The Derby District Gateway sign marks a satisfying milestone for YESCO as we continue to create award-winning signage,” said Jeff Young, executive vice president, YESCO. “Our design team is so proud to be given such prestigious awards in this year’s contest.”
YESCO specializes in the manufacture of custom electric signs, sign maintenance and out-of-home advertising. In addition, YESCO operates sign and lighting service repair stores throughout North America as well as a sign financing business. Thomas Young founded the company in Ogden, Utah, in 1920 after borrowing $300 from his father. YESCO began by offering wall painted advertisements, gold-leaf window lettering and coffin plates. Today, helmed by the second, third and fourth generations of the founder’s family, YESCO creates, services and maintains award-winning displays for some of the most prestigious brands. For more information, go to www.YESCO.com.
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