Marc Shur: Sign Language

Marc Shur maintains Sign Language, an impressive set of vintage signage photographs (as well as their locations) on Flickr—definitely a great inspirational resource.


  1. Sign Language says:

    [...] think it’s been a while since I posted any nice vintage signage her. It just so happens that design work life have just featured some great photography by Marc Shur, who is the owner and operator of a pretty [...]
  2. Forgotten Fancies says:

    Wow I am loving every single one of these photos! Great find!
  3. Allywan says:

    These are amazing. The first and last are my favorites.
  4. Bethany says:

    Love! Another cool sign blog worth checking out:
  5. Jorge says:

    Great!!! very good pics and very interesting work! I have a similar project at Spain called "Tipografía Regional": Thanks for visiting!
  6. Sign Language: Photographing Vintage Signs | Jeannie Huang says:

    [...] classics, like the Jetsons– I love how oddly angular and colorful the signage can be. [Via Designworklife.] Previous postJaw-Dropping Beauty In The Wisteria [...]
  7. Jon says:

    Awesome signs. They made them with style back in the day. Most of our customers dont want to spend that extra little bit. We are seeing lots of people opt for illuminated LED signs.
  8. Debbie Lewis says:

    Love your site.
  9. Double Takes: AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE BY MARC SHUR - Double Takes Blog says:

    […] The Landmark Marquees of Los Angeles (found via Designworklife / images via Marc […]
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