TypArchive is an image library primarily focused on hand painted signage. The objective is to amass a comprehensive global collection of a high-quality images and produce hard-copy volumes. Amidst a landscape of vapid strip malls and sterile signage, hand-painted lettering retains a soulful aesthetic to be treasured. Like other crafts dissolving in the digital age,(…)
What makes these icons so remarkable is the era in which they were created, in 1928 Otto Neurath invited Gerd Arntz to his museum for society and economics (Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmuseum) where Arntz developed the Isotype, International System of TYpographic Picture Education. View the Isotype collection here.