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Fitzroy Carlton Bitter Sign

Many eastern suburbs Melburnians will recognise the Gasometer Hotel in Fitzroy, seen after coming off the Eastern freeway towards the city. The attached sign has been exposed during construction works on southern side of the hotel where apartments are being built    Arguably the only cool thing about 'progress'. How sick is this … [Read More...]

Brushing Up On Old Skills

This wonderful article by Carolyn Webb in TheAge tells us that handpainted signs and murals are not a thing of the past. Young entrepreneurs make it big with hand-painted street ads A fledgling … [Read More...]

Currie & Richards Warehouse

The Currie and Richards Warehouse was erected in 1875 as a three storey brick workshop/warehouse for Alfred Shaw and Co., tinware manufacturers. The building features a stucco facade, and is … [Read More...]

Halmes | Volck Kleenup

A wonderful addition sent to us by Paul of a sign on an old building opposite the Queen Victoria Market near the Dudley St intersection. I can find little on it except I believe it was a garden s … [Read More...]

Maylands Ghost Sign

A fabulous set of signs has been uncovered in Maylands as reported by Emma Wynne on ABC Perth. The historic shop signs have been temporarily uncovered when an adjoining shop was pulled down An … [Read More...]