My friend Darren sent me a linkto these rather excellent alternative London Underground signs…
(click image above for link to original photographers blog)
Apparently they’ve been appearing for some time now, but like 99% of passengers, I’m sad to say I’ve missed them..
They’ve been done so well, that to a regular commuter, their utter familiarity as part of an accepted, everyday visual clutter, results in them becoming almost invisible, losing all meaning beyond their colour and shape..
Well it’s a lesson learnt for me. I usually pride myself on at least attempting to see beyond the day to day, and resist the automatic filters that city life can generate.
Rest assured, that I will certainly be keeping a much sharper lookout for these signs from now on… How I would’ve loved to have noticed Shepherd’s Pie, overground, Gas mark 4 on a journey into work, it would have…
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