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How Hand-Painted Signs Helped Revitalize a Mississippi Main Street

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Lauren Walser Artist Bill Warren hand paints the lettering on a window at The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery. There's a renaissance happening in t...

The Michigan Left: Working Out the Kinks (but Keeping the Curves)

Eric McAfee | Posted 04.05.2014 | Detroit
Eric McAfee

No, it's not a reference to a statewide political movement, but it at least it enjoys some possibility of taking the nation by storm. But, at least in this case, it all begins with a pretty ordinary road sign.

The Dequindre Cut: Assessing its Southern End as it Pushes Northward

Eric McAfee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Eric McAfee

The criticisms are minor when considering the aesthetic and recreational benefits the Dequindre Cut offers.

Do Your In Store Signs Ruin Your Customer Experience?

Ryan McKeever | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Ryan McKeever

No less than 24 hours after starting my blog about marketing mistakes, I was given a sign. Not a sign from above, but a literal neon pink sign from my neighborhood grocery store.

80 Hours Later, A Wall Is Transformed

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It took 80 hours and seven humid, sticky days and nights to complete, longer than it took God to make Heaven and Earth, according to scriptures. B...

Neon Ghosts (PHOTOS)

Hans Proppe | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
Hans Proppe

The golden age of neon, the '50s and '60s produced an art form unique to its function. Like the cars of the period, they were voluptuous, playful, elegant, excessive. 2012-08-16-neonsigns.jpg

The Power of Pun : Stephen "ESPO" Powers' Signs in Brooklyn

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Philadephia born New York Street Artist Stephen Powers AKA ESPO has been covering walls in Brooklyn since last summer with puns, phrases, and messages...

Who Is This Street-Smart Court Jester?

BrooklynStreetArt.com | Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts

Philadephia born New York Street Artist Stephen Powers AKA ESPO has been covering walls in Brooklyn since last summer with puns, phrases, and messages...

The Most Egotistical Sign in New York City?

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

It's hard to imagine more egotistical signs than these.