Sign Painters, Documentary & Book About Sign Painting in America
There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with brush and paint. But, like many skilled trades, the sign industry has been overrun by the techno-fueled promise of quicker and cheaper. The resulting proliferation of computer-designed, die-cut vinyl lettering and inkjet printers has ushered a creeping sameness into our landscape. Fortunately, there is a growing trend to seek out traditional sign painters and a renaissance in the trade.
Typography and Star Trek all in one.
You can just design. No fiddling with css or anything. It’s like bringing the complexity and advantages of print design into the web. And it just works.
A great film about female artists and what it’s like to juggle art and family.
Concieved and used in the 20th century. Gifs have been reborn and are now a new viable video art medium in the 21st century.
The history of the now iconic “Keep Calm and Carry On” Poster