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Signs You Are in Vienna

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Bikers and drivers see it, if you walk you’ve used it. A crosswalk signal, you know it well – bland, straight to the point. Sometimes, it may have some numbers next to the unisex figure. What these numbers do is count down the seconds you have to race down the street before a symphony of car horns erupt to tell you, your time is up. The signs work well and go unnoticed, there seems to be no need to address the topic; and so the story begins. Continue reading

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Custom Road Signs

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The Road Sign Project is a production of Centre3 for Print and Media Arts in Hamilton, Ontario, presented in partnership with Atelier Imago in Moncton, New Brunswick. The two art centres each invited artists to create road signs that incorporated the vernacular and syntax of email and text messaging. The initiative served two goals: to bring awareness of printmaking by presenting art in public space, and to show what was being produced in the studio. Continue reading

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Signage for a Way of Life

I like to explore industrial areas when I visit a new city and Hong Kong was no exception. While the city is compact, with real estate and developable land extremely precious and highly valuable, small areas still remain reserved for warehousing and distribution. It was in one of these small areas that I stumbled across a unique neighbourhood and accompanying public space.

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