Some establishments feel the need to illustrate their signs, in order to transcend language/dialect/terminology knowledge barriers, or to reach out to those who cannot read. Most commonly:
A visual reminder of safety requirements on a construction site.
Auto and electrical shops usually have car parts painted on them, you take your car apart and just don't know what those things are called, I suppose.
Vaciador, sharpening things that need to be sharp.
A food vending couple takes a break on a Manila sidewalk.
Table cover made with politico propaganda tarpaulin. The rubber stamp maker is a fixture in Manila streets. They are the unsung heroes o...
1875 illustration of a carinderia in El Oriente newspaper. I love carinderias . Whilst on long-haul buses I have a Pavlovian hunger-relat...
Catering to a niche market. Long absence, again. If posting has been quite erratic, blame the itchy feet and PLDT DSL kabulokan . Anyway,...
A dude claimed to be selling abalones and scallops from San Narciso, Quezon. He hyped us up so hard that I forgot for a moment how actual a...