Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Illustrator Injects Iconic Symbols Into Famous People’s Names

3.jpg
5.jpg
1.jpg
There’s a lot to be said for a good signature. It’s a uniquely scribbled line which separates you from every other person in the world with your name.
 
This counts double for notable individuals, whose identity means it’s even less likely they’d get away with an indecipherable squiggle.
 
Which brings us to this striking collection of clever illustrations, depicting the ways in which famous people might have decided to add an even more personal touch to their respective signatures.
 
Blink and you’ll miss them, stare intensely and you’ll love them even more - the works of Swedish artist Patrik Svensson are a flurry of eye-catching brilliance: from Coco Chanel’s cursive needle and thread to Charlie Chaplin’s underlining cane, plenty of real life figures come in for the special treatment, but arguably the best ones are the fictional choices.
 
Why we can only imagine what Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would think of the special autograph created for his pipe-favouring sleuth Sherlock Holmes. Or indeed how J. M. Barrie would have reacted to the subtle brilliance of Peter Pan’s own handiwork.
 
And if this were the norm, autograph hunters would be making a killing on eBay right now.
 
[Via: Neatorama]
1
4
1
7
7
3
2
1
2

Related

cocktails2.jpg

Minimalist Guide To Making 78 Classic Cocktails

nike4.jpg

Quirky Spiralling Nike Sneaker Art

van7.jpg

VW Camper Vans Restyled As Superheroes

15.jpg

Superb Game Of Thrones Sigil Series

weapon1.jpg

Weapon Of Choice Art Series

guevara2hero.jpg

World Leader Hipster Illustrations

Comments

More

Lego are hiring someone to literally just build models all day

Everything is awesome... as long as your CV is up to scratch

by Matt Tate
28 Mar 2017

Something terrible is happening in Mick Hucknall's bath

I wish I could turn back the years and never see into Mick's world

by Sam Diss
28 Mar 2017

James Blunt and Ed Miliband are bantering on Twitter and it's weird

Welcome to 2017

by Dave Fawbert
28 Mar 2017

Donald Trump is scared of coasters

Not rollercoasters, drink coasters

by Alex Finnis
28 Mar 2017

You can get your hands on a shiny new £1 coin from today

Money money money, it must be funny

by Dave Fawbert
28 Mar 2017

Val Kilmer is being really weird about Cate Blanchett on Twitter

Chill out, mate

by Emily Reynolds
27 Mar 2017

There is now scientific proof that cats are nice

We knew it

by Gary Ogden
27 Mar 2017

People are tricking kids with gross fake Peppa Pig videos on YouTube

Please take the internet away from these people

by Emily Reynolds
27 Mar 2017

A florist next to a park in London is selling sticks for a bargain £18

And guess what, people are buying them

by Gary Ogden
27 Mar 2017

James Blunt: 'You're Beautiful' is actually about "some kind of perv"

And if you like it you're "fucked up", apparently

by Emily Reynolds
27 Mar 2017