Lettering and Signage in the Urban Environment of North Queensland’s Capital: Tropical Flair or Univernacular?

Authors

  • Katja Fleischman James Cook University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25120/etropic.10.0.2011.3409

Abstract

Many typefaces possess next to stylistic qualities also cultural and connotative properties. This paper describes an exploration of signage and lettering in the capital of North Queensland in the quest for a tropical typographic resonance. Is the vernacular typography alive or a vanishing art form?

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Published

2011-12-08

How to Cite

Fleischman, K. (2011). Lettering and Signage in the Urban Environment of North Queensland’s Capital: Tropical Flair or Univernacular?. ETropic: Electronic Journal of Studies in the Tropics, 10. https://doi.org/10.25120/etropic.10.0.2011.3409