14 May 2012

Australian ghostsigns profiled in this 2008 Stephen Banham article


Photo: Stephen Banham (Makes me want some Monty Leisurewear!)

Full article here mainly focused on the hide and seek nature of many ghostsigns, including this line which echoes mine and Sebastian Groes’ urging against nostalgia:

Instead of feeling mournful about the demise or entombing of these letterforms, perhaps we should embrace the dynamics of the ever-changing streets of typography and ponder about all the hidden wonders yet to be temporarily unearthed.

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