Vernacular Typography

For the past 10 years, Molly Moodward has been photographing environmental typography and organized her images by place and category on As of now, the website has over 5,000 images of urban typography from 10 different countries, including Argentina, The Bahamas, Chile, Cuba, England, France, Italy, Japan, Spain, and the US.

Molly just started a Vernacular Typography Kickstarter Campaign to help build up her digital archive. It’s a beautiful projects which helps preserve, and promote the vanishing examples of lettering in the everyday environment.

Totally backing this campaign. Join me?

3 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Done!!! Great project, thanks for sharing it!! :D

  2. Bravo Molly.

    A very interesting look at local signs on a global scale.

    Right up my street !!

  3. little typo… it’s molly Woodward, not Moodward

    but go molly!!!