Sign Salad Loves: October 2016

4 October 2016 | By Sign Salad

What we’ve been reading in the signs over the last month*…

  • Wired advocates for banning small talk. Where would we be without the weather, that classic staple of British phatic communication?



    • H&M’s new Autumn campaign channels emergent codes of femininity:

  • Dutch manufacturer Vanmoof discovers that semiotic protection outdoes physical protection, when packaging their bikes:


  • Glenmorangie explores inter-semiotic translation as whiskey tasting notes are transformed into stunning visual sculptures:

  • And Creative Review calls out clichéd gender stereotypes in drinks advertising:



*And finally, rumours that NASA had decided to change everyone’s star sign have been greatly exaggerated.

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