March 23, 2010
Further to my mini-series on vintage building signage and typography ‘Robins Brewery’ and ‘Vintage Typography in the Wild’, this post tackles a modern version of these painted building signs. The building in question is a Fox and Son’s office, based in the historic town of Lewes and sits on the edge of the towns main through road junction.
The picture below shows the sort of view you get if you are driving or walking directly towards it.…Read More
February 13, 2010
Following my last post on vintage building typography and signage Robins Brewery, I went out on a mission to try and find further examples of this throw back to a time forgotten. I am even more ashamed that in all my 37 years in this small town, I have not fully noticed this gem of a vintage hand painted advertisement.
I walk down this street most days, yet apparently, not noticed what was right there in front of me.…Read More