hand rendered numbers

1Some of my favorite finds are when people decide to take typographic liberty. Here are two great examples of that. I came across this 20% off sign while walking around San Antonio right near The Alamo. In case you can’t tell, this is hand made using painter’s tape. That 2 is like nothing I have ever seen before. Like, EVER.
The hand painted numbers in Cincinnati started out, from what I can tell, with really good intentions and a lot of patience. It is obvious that it didn’t take long for both to wear off. Those poor numbers. Bless their hearts.
Here’s a picture taken across the street:3 See any great typographic finds in your city? Take a picture and tweet it to me @nikki_vz or email nikkivillagomez@gmail.com to be featured in an upcoming post.


One response to “hand rendered numbers

  1. It’s like something traumatic (or alcoholic) happened halfway through painting the Ohio numbers. As for that 2 – it’s both outrageous and nonchalant at once! Great finds.

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