The variety of applications of street-level typography is on full display in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Informational, decorative and sometimes undecipherable, the illusion of permanence makes one yearn to design for public spaces, perhaps a manhole cover, ensuring immortality for toiling in the field of graphic design,.
The Glasgow Necropolis is a Victorian cemetery that is home to over 50,000 resting places. Among the MacDonald, MacLoed, and countless other variations of MacName monuments, are an impressive array of sculpture and sculptural details. A lost art can be found here.