This gallery presents the collection of photos submitted for the World Of Signage Photo Contest by the readers of Smashing Magazine. We received over 2,500+ photos from our readers across the globe, and present a selection of the most interesting photos in the overview below.
The topic of this gallery is Monument and Memorial signs, i.e. informative signs at sites commemorating diverse historical and noteworthy events. Please notice: each photo has a certain license, provided in the description of the photo. Before using the images for private or commercial projects, make sure that the license allows you to do so. Also, you can click on the photos for a larger preview.
Please feel free to take a look at other submissions as well (links to other galleries are listed in the end of this gallery).
Seattle Dedication [ large preview ]
"1963 building dedication in Seattle – Modern design with subtle hints to it’s handmade nature." Licensed: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported. Photo taken by Scott Richardson from USA.
Changing Light of Grand Canyon [ large preview ]
"Explanatory sign located at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA." Photo taken by Tracey L. Warner from USA.
Victorian commemorative type [ large preview ]
"Text engraved on a tablet on a Victorian era building commemorating contributors to the establishment of a section of the Manchester School of Art in 1887. The type is varied throughout to make the best use of the space resulting in several different renditions of the letters “o” and “i” among others." Photo taken by John Muumbi from Great Britain.
Stoneydesert [ large preview ]
"Stoney Desert, this sign represents an area larger then England. Also home to the Inland Taipan the world’s deadlist snake." Photo taken by David from Australia.
Thanks to all participants for taking their time for preparing and sending submissions for the contest and creating a unique and diversified gallery presented above. We truly appreciate and respect your efforts and your time, folks!
You may want to take a look at other contest galleries, too:
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