Vernacular Typography

Vernacular Typography, a project by Molly Woodwarn who started this with Kickstarter, is a digital archive and community-based initiative dedicated to the documentation, preservation, and promotion of vanishing examples of lettering in the everyday environment. It seeks to explore, protect, and support the typographic environment in cities around the world that retain their rich traditions of vernacular signage.
The result is a super inspiring website with an ever-growing digital archive of images with the most stunning typography from around the world. It’s hard to say we have one favorite, but this typography of the train station of Florence, Italy already got my heart, and is really well documented by Molly. Simply beautiful!