Last November I was fortunate enough to visit Australia for the second time and spent a week driving the coastal road between Melbourne and Sydney. I could write a whole book about that adventure but for the purposes of this blog I wanted to look at one stop in particular.
As we drove up the South cost en-route to Sydney we stopped off an amazing village called Central Tilba. This and close by Tilba Tilba are heritage villages under the protection of the National Trust and it’s not had to see why. Despite being ideal for tourists they are a haven for people like me. When I say people like me, I mean people who love old, hand rendered type
Australia was a veritable gold mine of lovely typography. From each little camp site to the large and bustling cities, all have retained a typographic charm that kept me continually inspired. This will not be the last of the Australian themed posts I can assure you!
I always consider myself so lucky to be have a love for something so readily accessible. I can generally find inspiration anywhere where there’s signage! But it has to be said, there’s just some amazingly beautiful signage in Australia. Not least in Central Tilba.