Sign Painters, edited by Faythe Levine and Sam Macon, gathers the voices of prominent sign painters to tell their stories about entering the craft, and for some, leaving it. The book has a beautiful introduction by Ed Ruscha, adding to the rich context the book gives for a genre of art and functional design that many overlook.
We chose a few excerpts share, many of which seem to show these artists in conversation with one another. Check out 10 Sign Painters Discuss Their Craft to realize the importance of this historic art form.
Buy Sign Painters here, published by Princeton Architectural Press.