Monday, 30 May 2022

The Story Behind Paris’ Iconic Art Nouveau Metro Entrances

quote [ Between 1900 and 1912, 141 of Guimard's entrances were installed all over Paris. Today, 86 remain—though they're often confused with other aesthetically similar types of signage. ]

Some historical references for these well-known signs.
[SFW] [art] [+2 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:03pmGMT]


jbhalper said @ 1:14pm GMT on 2nd Jun
Pretty interesting. There's one of the Entourage entrances in Chicago as well. It's gorgeous to see these life-size, but boy does it feel out of place where it's installed all by its lonesome.
jbhalper said @ 1:15pm GMT on 2nd Jun

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