city mecca

1Put the word ‘city’ after a word and all of a sudden you have created a mecca of whatever it is your are trying to sell. I took the picture of the Uniform City sign in Richmond several years ago. It has stuck in my mind because of the way ‘city’ is handled. I love the contrast of all caps upper case san serif to the upper/lower script. This looks like a city I want to live in:2In Albuquerque, there is a change in typeface but it’s an awkward transition. Here’s a shot of the building from across the street. If you look to the right of the picture, you get a glimpse of the AWESOME wayfinding system that decorates the city:3Here are some close ups of the other signs on the building:4 5I need to find ‘candy city’ and I’ll be in heaven!

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