29 Apr 2012
Photo: Frank Jump
I like this sign from the Fading Ad blog, looks like it may have been repainted, perhaps by these guys.
Interesting piece of legislation reported here [Link expired, mention on p.41 here) from Danville City, California, including that “building owners…cannot recreate signs that have been painted over with other signs”, This must give preference to newer signs, assuming it is clear which came last… More on restoration and protection on the main blog.
3 Mar 2012
The 2014 Ghostsigns Calendar has had some amazing material submitted, all of which is now available to view and like (i.e. vote for) on the Ghostsigns Facebook Page. There are 103 photos in all, from 11 different countries, proof that ghostsigns are a global phenomenon. Browsing through them I am struggling to decide on my […]
10 Nov 2013
‘What is a Ghost Sign?‘ is the title of the second chapter of our book, Advertising and Public Memory. It is an attempt to provide a logical approach to formulating a definition, and a formal response to the many times I’ve been asked, ‘Does this count?’. The article started life a few years ago as […]
11 Feb 2017