Florence, being the art capital of the world, has visual treasures scattered all over the city in various sizes, shapes, textures and ages. This is the Mecca for all art and design students alike, where Art History is taught outside of the classrooms and on the streets where it all happened – and went on to change the world.

sign9Art has influenced modern life in Florence as well, creeping its way into the lives of residents in comical and creative ways. As I walked the streets of the old city, I began to notice the unusual additions to the otherwise ordinary stop signs, and began collecting them… I have not found them all, but enough to make me smile: or shake my head in wonder… and amazement.

Click here for the full collection I managed to put together.

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