An article I wrote about ghost signs around Brooklyn and Manhattan is the cover story in the new issue of TYPO Magazine. TYPO is a quarterly bilingual English-Czech design magazine devoted to the study of typography in context with other disciplines like architecture, urban design, photography, philosophy, and sociology. You can order a hard copy or download a digital copy of issue 45 HERE. A preview: If you’re interested in supporting Vernacular Typography, please visit the Artspire website to learn more about a tax-deductible donation. Vernacular Typography is a fiscally sponsored project of Artspire, a Program of New York Foundation for the Arts 501(c)3.
More Love Letters to Brooklyn from Steve Powers (ESPO) up in the Fulton Mall. I wonder what it’ll look like when it fades. Below: Fading ads from around the Fulton Mall (even more ghost ads on VernacularTypography.com)