Creative Character Signage

18 Oct 2012

Long-time readers of this blog know that I’m a fan of creativity centered on characters. I recently discovered these signs browsing photos on WeChat. (I’ll post the Chinese characters below the photos if you want to give yourself the challenge of reading them on your own.)

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The characters on the sign above are: 时光机 (“time machine”).

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The characters on the two signs above are: 锅炉房 (“boiler room”).

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John Pasden

John is a Shanghai-based linguist and entrepreneur, founder of AllSet Learning.

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  1. Hi John

    Although I’ve had an interest in unusual characters (probably picked up from this blog!), I never seem to remember to photograph them when I see them. But recently I saw a couple which I blogged about. Here’s the ‘artiest’ one …

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