Tag: signs

Aug 1, 2014

Adding Superheroes and Crime Fighters to Neighborhood Watch Signs

Adding Superheroes and Crime Fighters to Neighborhood Watch Signs

If you live in downtown Toronto, Canada there’s a chance you’ve come across Andrew Lamb‘s handiwork. Since 2012 the artist has been wheat-pasting images of superheroes and crime fighters onto Neighbourhood Watch signs in Toronto. The 30-year-old artist and fabricator, who makes his living creating puppets, estimates he has put up about 70 such…

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Mar 16, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sidewalk Astronomy

Picture of the Day: Sidewalk Astronomy

SIDEWALK ASTRONOMY Photograph by piranhasaurusTex on reddit How cool is this! Spotted at a parking lot in Houston, Texas (Memorial Drive and Dairy Ashford Road) was this guy with a ‘Dobsonian‘ telescope and a sign that reads: This is a telescope. Come take a look at Jupiter. Free According to Wikipedia:…

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Mar 11, 2014

25 Funny Sign Hacks

25 Funny Sign Hacks

There are signs everywhere. Inside, outside; if you really take a look, you’ll notice that we are completely surrounded by them. Well some people have had enough! That, or they’re just bored. Either way, some citizens have decided to have a little fun at these signs’ expense, reinterpreting them in ways that are both…

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Mar 9, 2013

Picture of the Day: Calibrating a Digital Billboard

Picture of the Day: Calibrating a Digital Billboard

CALIBRATING A DIGITAL BILLBOARD Photograph by fungiside on Reddit What seems like a bad (or awesome) acid trip is actually a calibration test for a digital billboard. The video (although it appears as an image here) is a test to make sure all of the individual panels are working together to make…

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Oct 15, 2012

25 Billboards with Fascinating Science Facts

25 Billboards with Fascinating Science Facts

Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Science World is a not-for-profit organization/facility dedicated spreading the awe and wonder of science for kids and adults alike. In collaboration with their long-term advertising agency partners Rethink, Science World are well known in Canada for their award-winning outdoor and ambient media campaigns. From billboards and bus shelters…

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Sep 22, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Street Bar

Picture of the Day: The Street Bar

THE STREET BAR Artwork by CLET Spotted somewhere in France was this fun piece of street art by CLET. The manipulated ‘Do Not Enter’ sign depicts a bar setting with two patrons and a bartender. There’s even a fancy candelabra in the scene! CLET is well known for playing around with…

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Jun 15, 2012

Artist Turns Street Signs and Boxes Into Transparent Objects

Artist Turns Street Signs and Boxes Into Transparent Objects

Cayetano Ferrer is a Los Angeles-based video, photography and sculptural/installation artist. Cayetano received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his MFA from the University of Southern California in 2010. With two exhibitions in L.A and one in Dusseldorf, Germany, his future is looking bright. In the gallery below…

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Jun 3, 2010

Signs of the Times by Trusto Corp

Signs of the Times by Trusto Corp

Photograph and Design by TrustoCorp ‘Do This’ — ‘Don’t Do That’ — ‘Over Here! Not Over There!’ This is the language of the Street Sign. Put up by that proverbial Man to tell you how it is or else… Enter TrustoCorp. a New York-based entity that strives to inject a little humour and social commentary…

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