One of my favorite things to do on a driving trip is to swing through small towns — particularly ones that are off the main highways — and see if there are any retro signs hanging around. I long for the days of metal and neon, of arrows and boomerangs, of flashy lights and unique signs. Now it seems that all signage is just plain boring — cheap and boring. Boring fonts, boring colors, boring overall design. After all, what uniqueness is there in a Wal-mart sign? It’d look a lot better lit up in neon with a bright blue flashing arrow pointing to the store. My opinion, of course. Take a look at some of the gems I ran across on the backroads of Nebraska … Read the rest of this entry »
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