Thursday, September 03, 2015
Graphic designer Louise Fili’s new book Graphique de la Rue (Princeton Architectural Press)is a “typographic love letter to Paris,” organized into 10 categories with quick intros that act as fun mini-history lessons. It is a "photographic diary of hundreds of Paris's most inventive restaurant, shop, hotel, street, and advertising signs. Classic neon cafe signs are juxtaposed with the dramatic facades of the Moulin Rouge and the Folies Bergere." Unfortunately many of the signs have been destroyed and live on only in this book.
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