The Himalayan Art of "Beware of the Dog" Signs: Saving a Subculture
As far a artistic subcultures go, this is probably one of the more awesomely obscure I've come across. We're looking at hand-painted “beware of dog” metal signs, a unique Himalayan folk art which commonly adorns the private gates of homes in Nepal. They are a dying art form however. Hand-painted tec
Graphic Design before Graphic Designers – Creative Review
Published today, David Jury's new book, Graphic Design Before Graphic Designers: The Printer as Designer and Craftsman 1700-1914, (Thames & Hudson, £36) looks to chart the evolution of 'print' into 'graphic design'...
Just another cute set of Japanese animals (and Mickey Mouse) TOBACCO MATCH labels which were sold on the internet on the other day...(not mine unfortunatly)
matchboxes, matchbox, matcbooks, matchbook, labels
Hand-painted Cambodian signs | Design Week
Sam Roberts, the brains behind the excellent Ghostsigns project, to archive hand-painted advertising on buildings, has spent two years working with Voluntary Service Overseas in Cambodia.