M.Leddy + signage   76

Patience, Fortitude, and feet
Patience and Fortitude are back. And the happy foot/sad foot sign has a home.
libraries  LosAngeles  NewYorkCity  signage 
november 2019 by M.Leddy
Feet on the move
The Sunset Foot Clinic is leaving Silver Lake. And with it will go a famous happy foot/sad foot sign with a connection to David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King.
DavidFosterWallace  LosAngeles  signage 
june 2019 by M.Leddy
REAL ESTATE
I am always happy to see signage in the Flagstons’ world moving in the right direction, or in the left-to-right direction.
comics  Hi&Lois  signage 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
Colledge signage, with one less sign.
colledge  college  signage 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
Colledge signage
A sign outside a bar, right across the street from a campus in Anytown, USA.
colledge  college  signage 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
Hortatory pavement
“Let’s Be Better Humans.”
grammar  life  signage 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
Royal Motel
A sign in North Syracuse, New York.
signage 
july 2017 by M.Leddy
Wise words on Fulham Road
Barnaby Capel-Dunn writes about wise words on Fulham Road.
advice  life  signage 
july 2017 by M.Leddy
“Broom Clean Daily”
I like this sign, whose rules, for the most part, might apply to any workplace.
signage  work 
may 2017 by M.Leddy
Snarking at waffles
Mr. Potter’s restaurant is serving “Belgium waffles.”
food  signage 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
Misreadings
My signage misreadings result not from prankishness but from willful guessing at a distance.
misreading  signage 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
Smells like teen spinach
Teen spinach is at times awkward, at times moody.
food  names  signage 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
“No Cash”
File under Unnecessary “quotation marks.”
quotationmarks  signage 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
Ida’s apostrophe
A sign in Boston’s North End.
Boston  punctuation  signage 
june 2016 by M.Leddy
Los Angeles palimpsest
This unassuming sign was the occasion for posts in 2012 and 2014.
LosAngeles  signage 
april 2016 by M.Leddy
Orange parking art
“As seen in Illinois.”
orange  signage 
april 2016 by M.Leddy
The Clearview exit
Henry Petroski laments the coming disappearance of the typeface Clearview, used on United States highway signs since 2004.
signage  typography 
february 2016 by M.Leddy
Aisle 16
The Staples “Stationary” aisle.
misspelling  signage  spelling 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
Signage
“We Are Into S & N.” That is, spaying and neutering.
signage 
november 2015 by M.Leddy
Bad kerning
From the box for a Cosco Open/Closed Sign.
signage  typography 
november 2015 by M.Leddy
Got hyphens?
Every “tobacco free campus” — and there are many — needs a good supply of hyphens.
punctuation  signage 
october 2015 by M.Leddy
Welcome to Heritage Woods
The scariest subdivision in the world.
signage 
july 2015 by M.Leddy
An alarming sign
Do Not Enter Building When in Alarm.
signage 
december 2014 by M.Leddy
An Erik Spiekermann poster
“Start reading. Stop Googling.”
art  design  reading  signage 
december 2014 by M.Leddy
A welcome sign
Welcome to Potemkin Village.
signage 
december 2014 by M.Leddy
“LEASH-CURB AND CLEAN UP”
“Non-native speakers are rightly confused by leash-curb, thinking it’s a genuine word, not realizing that it’s a matter of inept punctuation by someone who should know better.”
signage  words 
november 2014 by M.Leddy
Bribery is a crime.
A sign on a wall in the Naked City.
NakedCity  signage  television 
september 2014 by M.Leddy
The Fourth
“‘Ice Cold Pop’ sign and American flag advertised on Route 66, Seligman, Arizona.”
flag  signage 
july 2014 by M.Leddy
Los Angeles palimpsest
“This sign caught my eye in 2012. It’s still being revised.”
graffiti  signage 
june 2014 by M.Leddy
LADIES’ RETIRING ROOM
These words appear on the inside men’s-room door in the Orpheum Theatre in Champaign, Illinois.
signage 
february 2014 by M.Leddy
Privilege signs
“Those signs, often for Coca-Cola, sometimes for Pepsi-Cola, that used to adorn candy stores and small grocery stores, and sometimes still do: they are called privilege signs.”
dowdyworld  signage 
october 2013 by M.Leddy
Signage repair
The legalization of homosexuality *what* ?
grammar  signage 
march 2013 by M.Leddy
Kentile Floors
Brooklyn wouldn’t be Brooklyn without Kentile Floors.
Brooklyn  signage 
february 2013 by M.Leddy
Edward Tufte’s signage
Edward Tufte’s Philosophical Diamond Signs.
art  EdwardTufte  signage 
december 2012 by M.Leddy
Stripes
A sign (on the side of a tractor-trailer), reminding me of the Italian cookies I have known from childhood as stripes.
photography  signage 
march 2012 by M.Leddy
California cubism
On my first visit to Los Angeles last November, I paid a lot of attention to the signage.
art  LosAngeles  signage 
january 2012 by M.Leddy
James M. Cain on Los Angeles
A catalogue of signage, from James M. Cain’s “Paradise,” a 1933 essay on Los Angeles.
LosAngeles  signage  writing 
january 2012 by M.Leddy
Foot Clinic sign
On West Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, and In David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King.
DavidFosterWallace  LosAngeles  signage 
december 2011 by M.Leddy
Telephone exchange names on screen: Naked City
Looking up the life on the man who's name is on a sign, Loft for Rent.
NakedCity  signage  telephone  television 
december 2011 by M.Leddy
Curbside Haiku
Curbside Haiku is “a set of twelve bright, eye-catching designs by artist John Morse that mimic the style of traditional street safety signs.”
haiku  signage 
december 2011 by M.Leddy
At Zuccotti Park (4)
“We the 99% are too big to fail.”
culture  photography  politics  signage 
october 2011 by M.Leddy
At Zuccotti Park (2)
Our friends Jim and Luanne Koper went to Zuccotti Park on Saturday and are sharing their photographs of the day.
culture  photography  politics  signage 
october 2011 by M.Leddy
At Zuccotti Park (1)
Our friends Jim and Luanne Koper went to Zuccotti Park on Saturday and are sharing their photographs of the day.
culture  photography  politics  signage 
october 2011 by M.Leddy
Indestructo
Signage in films: a still from The House on Telegraph Hill
film  signage 
december 2010 by M.Leddy
Mmm . . . arm
Boneless arm roast. Happy Halloween!
Halloween  signage 
october 2010 by M.Leddy
"REUSE THIS CARTON!"
Value-added shopping, with Draplin Design Co.
dowdyworld  signage 
april 2010 by M.Leddy
Solari e Tufte
Edward Tufte plans to repurpose Solari board as art
analog  art  digital  EdwardTufte  signage  trains 
january 2010 by M.Leddy
Solari board
Train station technology, click click click
analog  digital  signage  trains 
january 2010 by M.Leddy
PUSH
An old metal sign, good advice for reading, writing, and teaching.
dowdyworld  reading  signage  teaching  writing 
november 2009 by M.Leddy
EGGS
"Must be some good eggs!" (A funny sign)
signage 
november 2008 by M.Leddy
And check your spelling
Church signboard with misspelling
misspelling  spelling  signage 
may 2008 by M.Leddy
Saratoga Bar and Cafe
Neon sign of a landmark in downtown Terre Haute
signage  TerreHaute 
may 2008 by M.Leddy
Signage problem
Two sets of signs, not quite together on message
signage 
march 2008 by M.Leddy

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