Posts Tagged ‘signage’

Dinners Cancelled Until September

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Sign seen today in Pouce Coupe, near Dawson Creek, B.C., with my friend Brian.

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Push for free hat

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

This reminds me of Irish comedian Dylan Moran at the Edinburgh Festival in the 90s, before he was famous. Semi-famous. He was decoding the emergency exit signs in the theatre: “First: cut off hands and feet, then head down stairs.”

Apologies to creator and photographer whose identities are now lost in time.

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NYC haiku traffic signs

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

New York City’s Dept of Transportation commissioned artist James Morse to produce these lateral, funny, thought-provoking haiku signs. They are designed to alert pedestrians, cyclists and drivers to the unexpected on the road. Beautiful, genius, and amusing. Morse was already known for his guerrilla haikus installed in urban public space. Can’t believe he’s called Morse.

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Application to the City of Vancouver to develop an abysmal chasm for purposes of facilitating public reverie

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

“Application to the City of Vancouver to develop an abysmal chasm for purposes of facilitating public reverie, contemplation and longing.” Makes me laugh every time I look at it. By my friend & Vancouver artist Aaron Carpenter.

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Do you know what this is?

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

¡Guess! These are all over Mexico. Click photo to find out.

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The Tresure Chest (sic) is empty

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Apologies for my continuing semi-absence from this blog. I appreciate your patience and I thought you might enjoy this sign from one of the crafts stalls at the Ferry terminal between Vancouver and Victoria. It seems to represent the current state of the BC Arts Council thanks to the current corporate redneckery that prevails here in BC. 

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