Vintage Ford neon sign-St. Charles, IL
Around the back of Zimmerman Ford is this beauty. It's at the entrance of Zimmerman's heavy truck center. This sign is really well maintained, and I believe it's fully functional-part of it seems to be on in the photo, but I've never seen it lit up at night, sadly. I'll keep trying, though.
Just a blog about the things i love, all things kitsch! If it's tacky, ugly, campy, cutesy, quirky or wonderful, you'll find it here. You'll also find some vintage and retro things as well. What is Kitsch? Kitsch is pleasingly distasteful. It's melodramatic, overdone, gaudy and tacky or sentimental and folksy. It's so bad that it's cool. Kitsch is either cutsey fun or hideous ugliness, depending on the viewer's opinion. Enjoy the kitsch!
The Art of Neon: CarsLand Radiator Springs
I have always been a fan of neon signs and art. Years ago, there was a child in my class whose dad was a neon sign creator. I was fascinated by the process and he invited to me to his shop to see t…
Back in December '13, when I was in Brighton Michigan, I photographed this fine old neon sign hanging above an independent "Mom & Pop" hardware store. At the time I was there, part of the sign was off due to malfunction. Figuring I'd never come this way again, I photographed it anyway. Well, low and behold I find myself back in Michigan again, and the store has fixed the sign over the past three months, so here's another view.
Friday Inspiration: Seattle - Merriment Design
Shane had a business trip in Seattle so I was excited to join him for the weekend. We had such a good time in the Pacific Northwest, red-eye flight aside, and I’ve been humming Would? to myself all week. Here are a few Seattle inspirations for you on this fine Friday: Neon. It’s no secret that I have a serious crush on neon. I like to think that Seattle is