Tag Archives: typography
Sign in German shop window reading “with security cameras” – perhaps referring to this charming hand-drawn eye?
Lettering in Boxhagener Kiez, Berlin-Friedrichshain. This used to be a shop for used leather apparel; the sign originally read GEILE JACKEN, which means AWESOME JACKETS. Now it appears to be a record shop named, via subtraction, LECKEN, which means LICKING.
Two colorful examples of fine food related design seen this weekend: charming cursive plastic lettering at a fruit shop in Berlin-Karlshorst, and a regal package of Échiré, the butter with its own Appellation d’Origine Protégée.
Latest issue of Balkon & Garten, with cover lettering by me, on the shelf at do you read me?!, next to another magazine with sloping scribbly handwriting on the cover.
On a photography walk around Oberbaum City in Berlin-Friedrichshain today, I stumbled across several colorful examples of East German design. I admired the window display Intershop 2000, which specializes in DDR memorabilia and has just moved to a new location due to construction of high-end apartments on their former site. I have mixed feelings about the […]
Typography seen in my travels, November 2011: “Las Vegas” in Marseille, neon script “Snack” in Lyon, black and white Hobo