Introduction: "Reframing" Empty Parking Sign

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This is a quick and fun urban intervention that allows pedestrians to experience a literal “reframing” of public space. It simply and beautifully exemplifies the power of taking a new view on old things.

You too can beautify a disused sign in your neighborhood! 

To create this, I took measurements of the frame and bought a corresponding amount of moulding, cheaply available at any hardware store. I then used a chopsaw to cut the edges at 45 dregrees. Next, I used a staple gun to attach all of the corners. Finally I spray painted the whole thing gold. 

To attach to the metal frame i simply used some outdoor mounting tape and voila! 

-Staple Gun and Staples
-Gold Spray Paint
-Outdoor Mounting Tape


Mielameri (author)2014-01-22

Love this idea. Definitely gives a face lift to what was an eyesore :)

skippershoneywell (author)2014-01-21

inb4 illegal! LOL!

Great idea! So many applications...Could be used on parking signs, etc.....

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2014-01-21

How fun! Such a simple idea, but it makes such an impact!

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Bio: Hi, I'm George Zisiadis. I'm a San Francisco based artist and designer. My unique projects playfully re-imagine people’s relationships to their environments ... More »
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