Thursday 16 January 2014

Artisanal Advertising: Reviving The Tradition Of Hand-Painted Signs

image credit: Molly Block

Now that anyone with Photoshop can pretend they're a graphic designer, the art of signage has lost its luster.

But before cheaply made vinyl banners took the heart out the sign industry, hand painting billboards and shop windows was a highly valued skill, and literally the only way to go.

(thanks Hunter)

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