Uncovered Signs in Shanghai, New Book from The Type
Preview of Uncovered Signs in Shanghai which documents briefly revealed hand-painted shopfronts and other signs from the Chinese city.
Signs and street scenes from Hong Kong in 1972
This photo essay on Business Insider shows photos of Hong Kong as it was in 1972, including many street scenes and various forms of signage. The photos are all by Nick DeWolf and more can be found in his corresponding Flickr set. The one above reminds me of the contemporary use of walls in Dhaka, […]
Hand painted propaganda from Chairman Mao and the cultural revolution
Collection of seven images here. Apparently these large handpainted and wall mounted posters were called ‘dazibao’ which means big character poster.