The Gorgeous, Disappearing Street Signs Of Paris

“Paris is known for its typography,” Louise Fili told The Huffington Post via email. “One needs only to look at the Metro — the signage is iconic.” The award-winning graphic designer has encapsulated her passion for Parisian signs in a book, Graphique de la Rue: The Signs of Paris.

“A city lives because of its design elements,” she added. “Signs are key to that life.”

In Paris, the design elements will likely strike you as familiar, even if you don’t have the professional expertise Fili brings to her documentation. Gilded, hand-painted signs; mosaics; art deco; neon scripts and more read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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