Since I am usually castigating people for creating crappy signs, I thought I'd share some imaginative pieces of billboard art --- and one example of pavement art!
The legendary poster artist John Gilroy (famous for several decades of Guinness ads) once told me that the criteria for designing a billboard when he began working in advertsising was that the image should be instantly recognisable - and understandable - by anyone seeing it from the top of a passing 'bus...
Well, of course, all too few of today's poster designers who've grown up with TV and glossy magazine advertisements - seem to be aware of (let alone believe in) that rule. However, these advertising hoardings are very probably striking enough to stop any passing 'bus dead in its tracks!
If any of the photographers responsible for these images, run across this blog entry and let me know, I'll be sure to give credit where credit's due!