24 Jun 2012
This article discusses the recent discovery of these wall paintings in Guatemala dating from AD814. More images in this guided tour of the site. See also this past post on the walls of Pompeii.
Mari Boman, a photographer, took ghostsigns as the subject matter for her project titled ‘Liminal Space: past/presence’. The result is this series of nine beautiful images of some of London’s most well known ghostsigns. Not only that but the titles offer cryptic clues as to the stories these signs tell us about London’s history and […]
25 Aug 2013
Joe Thompson emailed me these fascinating photos of lettering on unusual objects, namely a dead whale (1919) and a shipwrecked oil tanker (1926). They are from San Francisco, recently donated to the Western Neighbourhoods Project. Read more about the photos and the project on SF Weekly News. As a bonus, an exploding whale video below. […]
4 Feb 2015
Photo: Molly Woodward, Vernacular Typography Read the interview here. Further good news is that this project is now fully funded so expect more news in the coming months…
12 Mar 2012