[This book review is reposted from the original on the Better Letters blog.] “Signwriters are entitled to their immortality just as are other artists and craftsmen” – Kevin Corrigan Kearns, Dublin’s Vanishing Craftsmen Signwriting is perhaps the least documented of the lettering disciplines; it’s nature […]

Karl Blaschke: The Sign Man of Munich

Hand painted sign advertising Martini across four stories of building
Daniel Lohmann posted an article he’s written to the ghostsigns Facebook group. It is in german and the original can be found here with links to full size copies of the diverse set of images referenced. The pdf of the original as it appeared in published […]

Article charting the history and early photography of advertising painted ...