Friday, March 07, 2014

Lost Art: Original Hand-Drawn Store Signs

Above are samples of some of the hundreds of hand-made store signs from the Honest Ed's store. The store was recently sold and these will be up for auction on Monday. All proceeds go to charity. More here.

The hand-made sign look is, for all I know, pretty much gone from the grocery store landscape. It's a remnant of another time, replaced now with computer fonts.


Go look at Tom Tomorrow's blog for a great find: hand-made title cards for presentations!

1 comment:

Jason Campbell said...

Mostly. These signs aren't great examples, unfortunately. But there's still a few out there. Check out this course taught by the legendary John Downer: