Well, I’m going to come right out and say it. I think these are beautiful. They are actually pretty ordinary, with one small detail that makes them extraordinary. Here’s a close up of the picture taken in Akron:
The kerning is so bad it almost hurts but that and is sitting there all spiffed up, how does one not fall in love?! Look at the kick of that d! What a little show off! I had to zoom in:
It’s the small detail that takes what could be a horrendous sign in Columbia, SC to be a totally awesome sign. Another kerning nightmare but with a little love from a small word, and all is right with the world. Here’s a close up:
The word to is such a scoundrel! Love it!