My Favorite No Smoking sign

spark's picture

My comrade, sculptor Ernest Hilsenberg, sent me this wonderful sign from his recent travels in Costa Rica. This has pretty much everything I covet in a piece of art. Texture, mystery, distress, elegance. And instructions for what you can and cannot do. Look at the exquisitely wrong letter spacing between the u and the m, the caprice of the flourished N, the vapor of smoke. Not to mention the shimmering ghost of the silver cigarette and the restrained iconography for "no."
More on

dinazina's picture

Thanks for sharing. Love it!

Syndicate content Syndicate content