9 Feb 2012
Nice 11-part photo essay from Business Insider documenting the production of a 10-storey hand painted sign in New York.
Adam at Invisible Paris has written this blog post about the changing state of the city’s trompes l’oeil. This example in partticular caught my eye, the craking and peeling of the paint creating something new from something old. It is similar to the way that some ghostsigns deteriorate, with the paint sitting on the surface of […]
27 Mar 2012
Fading Ads of Gloucester extends the current series from the History Press in the UK, USA, and Ireland. The material has been researched and gathered by Chris West, graphic designer for the publisher. The format of the titles in the series varies but this one opts for some very brief introductory comments, before moving into […]
29 Apr 2017
Photo: Dr Matthew Sweet Evidence of the weather revealing what might otherwise be hidden. I’m sure I’ve seen a Mazawattee Tea sign elsewhere, perhaps with an illustration of some sort, any leads welcome in the comments…
6 May 2012