Public Lettering, A Walk in Central London
British Library
Phil Baines~Central Lettering Record
This walk concentrates on larger examples of public lettering and doesn't mention incidentals - stopcocks, manholes, dates on buildings, builders marks, etc. - of which there is much en route. Much of the pleasure of this kind of walk, is finding things yourself. Although also 'public', it entirely ignores advertising hoardings, store signs and most corporate identities as these are usually approached as pieces of graphic design rather than opportunities for specialist, site specific lettering.
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