24 Nov 2012
Hand-painted Asahi beer sign at the Earl of Portobello
Regular correspondent Ross Corben sent me this newly painted sign for Asahi beer on the side of the Earl of Portobello pub in West London (close up below). It’s an unusual brand for a piece of hand-painted advertising in my opinion, at least in light of the synergy between other users of the medium such as Jack Daniel’s.
Regular readers will also remember Ross’ other discovery for Fuller, Smith & Turner, another brand with traditional values that fits well with the hand-painted approach. I’m also interested in the wall to the left of the pub, did this also feature some painted communications at some time?
Thanks again Ross, keep them coming.