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 Welcome signs, signs that in their multiple guises, from understated to decorative, all convey the same message. 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).
Welcome sign in a Malagasy village [ large preview ]
"The welcome sign are found in a UNESCO World Heritage Site near Antoetra inhabitated by the Zafimaniry tribe, who are known for their wooden craft and their unique houses. The photo have been taken this year during my three week trip through Madagascar." Photo taken by Silvia Cano Garcia from Spain.
Welcome To Annapurna Base Camp [ large preview ]
"On the 4130 meters high mountain like Annapurna in Nepal, you don’t see much of signage. If you see one, it means you have arrived one of your destinations which is very pleasing and comforting after claiming exhaustingly for hours." Licensed: All Rights Reserved. Photo taken by Ssu-Hua Chen from Australia.
Welcome entrance sign [ large preview ]
"WELCOME and ENTRANCE are painted on the wall of a parking garage." Photo taken by Marlon So from Philippines.
Westminster sign [ large preview ]
"City sign Westminster, London, UK." Photo taken by Michelle Murphy from USA.
Sign at camden dock [ large preview ]
"This one was taken at Camden, in the UK, while I was enjoying the fact that I got lost for a few hours. Liked the sign :)." Photo taken by Nicolás Montecchiari from Argentina.
Tiger territory 2 [ large preview ]
"At the entrance of bhadra tiger reserve, india." Photo taken by Pradiptamohan Basu from India.
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!
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