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On the lost profession of hand-painting signs

03/10/2013 10:18 AM by

Episode #74 of 99% Invisible is a great 13 minute look at the lost profession of hand-painting signs:

There was a time when every street sign, every billboard, and every window display was painted by hand. This sounds unremarkable until you actually think about what that actually means.

TOP: BROMO-SELTZER (623 North 25th Street / 2005)

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