To cope with the uncertainties of life, hobos developed a system of symbols they’d write with chalk or coal to provide fellow “Knights of the Road” with directions, help, and warnings.
Identity guidelines and graphics standards manuals are documents used to define a brand.
Jumbled together in the delicate journals are thoughts on both science and art
What the @¶&?! do these symbols mean? Oh, you’re going to love getting to grips with glyphs…
“Library record designs have become a shorthand for psychedelic art,” says Mark Iosifescu, an editor at Brooklyn-based publisher Anthology Books.
Expensive and laborious to produce, a single woodcut could be recycled to illustrate scores of different ballads, each new home imbuing the same image with often wildly diverse meanings.