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Ghost Signs: A London Story

A project in London, UK by Isola Press

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A comprehensive and beautiful book on ghost signs, faded relics of London's advertising past. Coming @ 11h (UK) on 11 May!
Backers: 776
Average Pledge Per Backer: £44

Funded: £33,860 of £15,000
Dates: May 11th -> Jun 10th (31 days)
Project By: Isola Press
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Latest News

Print update and survey emails

June 9th - via:
A quick update with less than 48 hours to go on the Kickstarter campaign – we received the test prints for photo print backers yesterday. Here's what Roy Reed, the photographer, had to say:  "I picked up a set of test prints from The PrintSpace... (Read More)

Exclusive Kickstarter cover almost unlocked!

June 7th - via:
Over the weekend we added our final stretch goal: an alternative cover only available to Kickstarter backers of BOOK level and above. This will be unlocked at £30,000 pledged – and we're almost there, so it's looking all but assured. Book mock-up... (Read More)

Sixteen more pages … achieved! And we've added a new reward

May 28th - via:
Partially revealed fascia on Sandringham Road E8 (not included in book) Thanks to all your support we reached our stretch goal of £25K and can now confirm we will put sixteen more pages (known in the trade as a 'signature') into the book, bringing... (Read More)

London ghost signs expert and Clapham photographer fundraise to publish book

May 26th - via:
Ex-Londoner and tour guide, Sam Roberts, 42, who now lives in Catalonia, started researching ghost signs in 2006 and decided to manufacture a book with Clapham photographer Roy Reed during the lockdown, around six months ago. Their Kickstarter has reached over £24,500 and needs to reach £25,000 for them to be able to print 320 pages for each copy. A ghost sign is an old hand-painted advertising sign that has been left on buildings, either by indifference or by deliberate preservation. (Read More)

Wayne Hemingway to pen a foreword...

May 21st - via:
We are delighted that designer and ambassador for the built environment Wayne Hemingway is going to write the foreword for Ghost Signs: A London Story. Ever since I saw him talking about his love of ghost signs on the BBC's One Show, I always thought... (Read More)

Stretch goal 1: more pages!

May 19th - via:
Hi everyone As Sam has already said, thanks for all your support. It's amazing to reach our initial goal so quickly in the Kickstarter. Since we've still got plenty of fundraising time left, we've been thinking about some stretch targets – things... (Read More)

Dreams do come true...

May 14th - via:
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