Tag: architecture

Typography in Florence Station, Italy

Signs of the times: Florence

Today on the blog I wanted to share a few photos that I took in Florence last week. They represent a geek passion of mine: signage, particularly lettering that hasn’t been updated in many moons. What I like about it so much is how much information typeface communicates. Have a look at the vintage letters…

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Adolf Hitler’s Testaccio

As I was walking down Adolf Hitler Street on the edge of Testaccio the other day, it got me thinking about how times have changed. Via A. Hitler, a long, wide avenue which joins Porta San Paolo with Stazione Ostiense, was built in 1938 by Mussolini on the occasion of the Führer’s visit to Rome….

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