18 October 2009
Improvisation in Signage
Outskirts of Manila, ice cream stopover.
Been awhile. My absence began when my laptop so tragically met its death, work terror began, Ondoy happened, I had friends over from other countries, etc. I have been shamefully busy, to a level I am theoretically opposed to. But anyway, on to Snowpy.
The original logo.
For many small businesses and food carts, sign fabrication is a one-time expense. I've seen signs across the metro with pieces of paper stuck on to eliminate phased-out products and prices. This one was particularly cute.
An improvisation, with Snowpyboy hugging a flavored cone, done in crayon and wrapped in packing tape.
Labels: philippines. metro manila
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,...
Don $ Pulubi (pulubi = beggar) Something "new" in my life.