Category Archives: Sign art
While wandering downtown Oakland at the last Art Murmur, we gazed longingly into the windows of the Piedmont Piano Company. Not only do they have an awesome vintage neon sign outside (above) but inside the showroom were pianos to die … Continue reading
This huge billboard for Gap is really kinda cool – all the T shirts making up the big T are real shirts, so they billow and wiggle in the wind. Gives it a very kinetic feel and certainly grabs … Continue reading
This is a vintage escalator sign at The Cannery in San Francisco. Originally built in 1907, THE CANNERY was once the largest peach cannery in the world. We tried to find some history on the sign with no luck. But … Continue reading
Thought this was such a classic retro sign, complete with the requisite starburst. Located in the Mission area, San Francisco.
A beautiful neon sign captured somewhere in San Francisco.
While driving around Oaktown we saw some nice old signs. The first is a 50′s era used car sign that spoke of the curvy days of atomic powered design. And the second was the Oakland Tribune facade with it’s gothic … Continue reading
Had a festive dinner at the Fog City Diner over the holidays and had to share their incredible neon signage. The whole place just takes you back to the good old days, one half expects Humphrey Bogart to walk thru … Continue reading
Spotted this cool sign while walking in the Tenderloin area, not sure what it means if anything but the martini on top works for me!