The New Neon: 26 Neon Signs From Around The World That Are Practically Asking To Be Instagrammed

This retro sign style is lighting up all over again.

Neon lighting gave cities like Las Vegas and New York their bustling, nighttime glow throughout the 20th century. Now they’ve made their way into interiors in wonderful, unexpected ways. Check out these neon signs that are *chef’s kiss* perfect.

Bright and clean: White neon signage

White signage complements just about every wall color. If you’re interested in going this route, be sure to specify cool or warm lighting, which can change the mood of the room.

White neon sign with clear backer in black painted wall at the General Assembly headquarters in Washington DC. (Photo: Trent Bell)
White neon sign with clear backer in black painted wall at the General Assembly headquarters in Washington DC. (Photo: Trent Bell)
Warm neon sign on black breakroom wall at the office of SLG in Cheltenham, England. (Photo: Thierry Cardineau)
Warm neon sign on black breakroom wall at the office of SLG in Cheltenham, England. (Photo: Thierry Cardineau)
White neon sign with clear backer on grey painted wall for the office of Raymond in New York. (Photo: Seth Caplan)
White neon sign with clear backer on grey painted wall for the office of Raymond in New York. (Photo: Seth Caplan)

Clever, Clever: The Partially Lit Neon Sign

Strategically use lighting to emphasize important parts of your message.

White neon "Get Shit Done" sign on black painted wall in the main office space of Revolut in London, England. (Photo: Tom Fallon)
White neon "Get Shit Done" sign on black painted wall in the main office space of Revolut in London, England. (Photo: Tom Fallon)
White neon "Hello, World!" sign at the reception/lobby area of Dynamic Technologies in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo: Elsa Young)
White neon "Hello, World!" sign at the reception/lobby area of Dynamic Technologies in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo: Elsa Young)
Neon motto on black wall in tiered seating office room at Over the Wire in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo: Cieran Murphy Photography)
Neon motto on black wall in tiered seating office room at Over the Wire in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo: Cieran Murphy Photography)

So Vintage: Channel letters with neon

These signs go by more than one name: Open face neon letters, exposed neon channel letters…the list goes on. But one thing’s for sure—they’ll transport your space to a different era.

Retro, red neon sign in red channel letters on blue tile wall for The Melt, a restaurant in San Francisco, CA.
Retro, red neon sign in red channel letters on blue tile wall for The Melt, a restaurant in San Francisco, CA.
Red neon in channel letters on black breakout space office wall. (Photo: Tom Fallon)
Red neon in channel letters on black breakout space office wall. (Photo: Tom Fallon)
Neon sign in gold open face channel letters on white tile wall for Paul, a restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo: 25AH)
Neon sign in gold open face channel letters on white tile wall for Paul, a restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo: 25AH)
Neon sign in gold open face channel letters on white tile wall for Ahlens, a department store chain in Sweden. (Photo: 25AH)
Neon sign in gold open face channel letters on white tile wall for Ahlens, a department store chain in Sweden. (Photo: 25AH)

Chill factor: Blue Neon Signage

A blue neon sign will bring a relaxed feel to your space.

Blue neon Absolut vodka sign in office booth seating at the Pernod Ricard Offices in Hong Kong. (Photo: Harold de Puymorin)
Blue neon Absolut vodka sign in office booth seating at the Pernod Ricard Offices in Hong Kong. (Photo: Harold de Puymorin)
Blue neon on mirrored backdrop for the office of Morrison Forester in Berlin, Germany. (Photo: Asaf Oren)
Blue neon on mirrored backdrop for the office of Morrison Forester in Berlin, Germany. (Photo: Asaf Oren)
Blue and white neon sign on brick for the office breakroom of Silicon Valley Bank in Portland, Oregon. (Photo: Jeremy Bittermann)
Blue and white neon sign on brick for the office breakroom of Silicon Valley Bank in Portland, Oregon. (Photo: Jeremy Bittermann)

Get Bold: Red neon signs

Red and pink neon signs are ideal for any space looking to make a bold statement.

Red neon sign with greenery at Clockwork Time, a co-working space in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Photo: Anton Ivanov)
Red neon sign with greenery at Clockwork Time, a co-working space in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Photo: Anton Ivanov)
Red neon sign on wood wall with modern seating at the AkzoNobel office in Warsaw, Poland. (Photo: Fotomohito)
Red neon sign on wood wall with modern seating at the AkzoNobel office in Warsaw, Poland. (Photo: Fotomohito)
Red neon sign on wallpaper in the office of NVE Experience Agency in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo: NVE Experience Agency)
Red neon sign on wallpaper in the office of NVE Experience Agency in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo: NVE Experience Agency)

Selfie Ready: Neon signs on moss

Create instant Miami vibes by adding an illuminated or neon logo to a living wall. Fun, relaxed, and margarita-ready.

Neon-style, motivational "be the change" sign on a large moss / living wall for Scale, a San Francisco based company delivering high quality training data for AI applications such as self-driving cars, mapping, AR/VR, robotics, and more.
Neon-style, motivational "be the change" sign on a large moss / living wall for Scale, a San Francisco based company delivering high quality training data for AI applications such as self-driving cars, mapping, AR/VR, robotics, and more.
Neon-style @here sign on moss / living wall for the cafeteria/kitchen of Scale, a San Francisco based company delivering high quality training data for AI applications such as self-driving cars, mapping, AR/VR, robotics, and more.
Neon-style @here sign on moss / living wall for the cafeteria/kitchen of Scale, a San Francisco based company delivering high quality training data for AI applications such as self-driving cars, mapping, AR/VR, robotics, and more.
Illuminated, neon-style jellyfish on moss wall at the office of Benchling, a San Francisco based company working on a unified platform to accelerate, measure, and forecast R&D from discovery through bioprocessing.
Illuminated, neon-style jellyfish on moss wall at the office of Benchling, a San Francisco based company working on a unified platform to accelerate, measure, and forecast R&D from discovery through bioprocessing.

Industrial Chic: Neon Sign on Caged Metal

Combining neon signs with metal instantly give off a gritty, industrial vibe. Bonus: it hides those pesky wires, too.

White neon Zoot Zone sign on metal cage/grid for the office of Deswik in Fortitude Valley, Australia. (Photo: Cieran Murphy)
White neon Zoot Zone sign on metal cage/grid for the office of Deswik in Fortitude Valley, Australia. (Photo: Cieran Murphy)
Neon, industrial-style Crossfit sign on cage at the T23 gym in Qatar. (Photo: T23)
Neon, industrial-style Crossfit sign on cage at the T23 gym in Qatar. (Photo: T23)
Yellow neon sign on cage at Gym Box in Victoria, Australia. (Photo: A.M.P.)
Yellow neon sign on cage at Gym Box in Victoria, Australia. (Photo: A.M.P.)

Quietly loud: Color on color neon signs

Matching neon signs to your wall color is the most modern take on neon signage we’ve seen yet.

Green neon sign on green painted wall for the lobby of Travelbird, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo: June Studio Amsterdam)
Green neon sign on green painted wall for the lobby of Travelbird, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo: June Studio Amsterdam)
Blue neon artwork on blue wall for the entrance of Fort Point Brewery in San Francisco, CA. (Photo: Mariko Reed)
Blue neon artwork on blue wall for the entrance of Fort Point Brewery in San Francisco, CA. (Photo: Mariko Reed)
Red neon artwork on red wall for the entrance of Fort Point Brewery in San Francisco, CA. (Photo: Mariko Reed)
Red neon artwork on red wall for the entrance of Fort Point Brewery in San Francisco, CA. (Photo: Mariko Reed)
White neon squiggle in modern office conference room.
White neon squiggle in modern office conference room.

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