signage

Government Publications Sales Office sign, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2+

In February 1983, the Government Publications Sales Office moved from the GPO Arcade (between Prince’s Street and Henry Street) to...

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Former shop, Upper Dominick Street, Dublin 1+

The three-storey domestic building to the side of the main bulk of the former Hendrons factory looks like it predated...

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Signage, Cork Street, Dublin 8+

The patchwork of tiling on the Donnelly Centre was probably the first part to catch my eye, but the signs...

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Factory sign, 15 Summer Street South, Dublin 8+

Slightly overshadowed by the ‘SOLD’ sign at the time I visited, the former Henry White Ltd. premises on Summer Street...

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Sign box, Mander’s Terrace/Ranelagh Road, Dublin 6+

The path leading from Ranelagh Road to Mander’s Terrace looks a bit like an entrance in need of a destination....

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An interview with Concrete Collar (& the Grand Canal Docks sign)+

An early post on Concrete Collar, which is a blog about “the cross-pollination between fashion and architecture”, used the Grand Canal...

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Sign, former Falks Lighting shop, Terenure Road East, Dublin 6+

Falks’ first premises in Dublin was on Exchequer Street, opening in 1947, though the company was established in London in...

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Archways, Rathmines Road Lower, Dublin 6+

There’s occasionally a little bit of missing the forest for the trees when noticing things in passing. I often walk...

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Former Stella cinema, Rathmines Road Lower, Dublin 6+

For the past few years, the sign for Rathmines’ Stella Cinema was covered by a big advertising banner, covering the...

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Ghost signs, Arbour Place, Dublin 7+

There’s a nice element of the unknown about laneways in the city centre, whether you’re exploring them on foot or...

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