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ABOUT ARTFX

Some of the world’s most sensational signage, architectural fabrication and corporate art originates at ARTfx. Our Bloomfield, Connecticut, staff includes designers from the nation’s leading art schools, craftsmen with decades of industry experience, and project managers with a diversity of backgrounds – all committed to the model set forth 40 years ago. Though our work has increased in scale and scope, the focus on artistry and attention to detail remains as it was the day the doors opened in 1983.

Featured PROJECTS

T.F. Green

At 20’-0” high x 102’-0” long, this airport ID on I-95 (one of two) is hard to miss. 117,000 lumens of LEDs uplight 10’ high x 2’ deep letters weighing an average of 1200 pounds apiece. The internally illuminated channel letters below feature trimless ½” thick acrylic faces.

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Boston Seaport

WS Development recommended ARTfx to engineer and install a series of signs and awnings for several upscale boutiques located in Boston’s Seaport District, the single largest active urban expansion project in the city’s history.

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Sally’s Apizza Woburn

ARTfx is proud to be affiliated with Sally’s Apizza, a legendary restaurant founded in one of the world’s most notorious pizza meccas, New Haven, Connecticut. The location to the left, in Woburn, Massachusetts, is one of the first in a regional expansion.

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CIGNA Wilde Campus

Polished stainless steel, halo-style letters cast a vibrant contoured glow on a seamless, 18’ long, brushed stainless steel background. This sign is one of several ARTfx built and installed on Cigna’s main campus.

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The Main Pub

6” deep and 3’-6” tall, a lion’s head adorns the stage of a popular Manchester, Connecticut, night club. Three-days of hand-sculpting and another day of applying $800 worth of gold leaf wasn’t cheap, but in justifying the expense, the club owner summed up the purchase as the “perfect Instagram-able nicknack.”

 

Congregation Shaare Zedek

Sacred Hebrew bible scrolls, or “Torahs,” are encased in a holy ark. For Congregation Shaare Zedek in New York City, ARTfx built a contemporary, sliding door ark in dark walnut, bronzed aluminum, and multi-toned acrylic. Original concept and design by Amy Reichert Designs, Chicago, Illinois.

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Kaman Corporation

ARTfx interpreted the new Kaman logo with dimension and light. The two-tone halo-style letters pictured are part of a series of signs ARTfx created for the Aerospace giant’s headquarters in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

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ARTfx Office Mural

“Another fine day at ARTfx” painted by ARTfx’ featured muralist, Michael J. Ulrich, brings to mind ARTfx’ first official location in the old Underwood typewriter factory in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Town of West Hartford

Many municipalities hire ARTfx for sign design and/or fabrication. These one-of-a-kind signs uniquely identify towns, villages, cities or significant landmarks located within the communities.

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OSF Flavors

An innovative sign system design integrates a corporate logo with rectangular forms, structural texturing, and vibrant illumination.

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ELICIT BREWING COMPANY PATIO

ARTfx worked with Elicit management to develop dynamic designs for outdoor biergarten murals. With final selections, our artists projected, traced, and painted the full-sized subject matter.

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Custom healthcare sign in Hartford Connecticut with corporate logo

lighthouse surgery center

Featuring an ARTfx logo, the Lighthouse monument sign showcases two of our hallmark faux-finishing techniques – variegated limestone and stained hardwood.

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