Related Work

Posts about other projects and initiatives in areas related to ghostsigns such as new hand painted signs, lettering, typography and text on buildings.

Men at work on hand painted advertising for Dewars Whisky in New York

Collosal Media Live

This is a great short film made by the team at Collosal Media and gives a real insight into some of the techniques used to produce brickads¬†in particular it includes footage of the ‘pouncebag’ method of transferring the outline design onto the wall. The campaign highlighted here is for Dewar’s and the work has that …

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Cutts and Co Printing

Martin Thompson

Martin Thompson is an artist who has done a series of pieces based on his photography of predominantly London Ghost Signs. He calls them “urban fossils”. There was an exhibition in 2006 at the Bettie Morton Gallery in Brixton which I went to and was impressed with some of the signs. I would have loved …

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Collosal Media Dewars Fish

Colossal Media

The art of large scale sign writing lives on in New York, USA through the work of Colossal Media¬† A full gallery of their work is available on their site but here are a couple of highlights, one more old school and one much more modern in terms of both product and design. These ads …

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