On Thursday 12th December, Le Devoir ran a story about the Farine Five Roses sign which, over the past few years, has been quietly fixed up by ADM and Smuckers. Matt was briefly quoted in the article. This was followed … Read more
Lots of news at the MSP! We can finally report that Buywell and Dumoulin are now on the walls of the CJ building at Loyola, with Navarino soon to follow. We were also lucky enough to acquire a fabulous sign … Read more
On September 25th, we officially launched the Montréal Signs Project to coincide with the 45th anniversary celebrations for the Department of Communication Studies, where the collection is housed, and the alumni weekend. The event attracted about 200 visitors, including Mr. … Read more
The Montréal Signs Project will be officially launched on Saturday 25th September, 2010, during the Department of Communication Studies’ alumni weekend and 45th anniversary celebrations. This is an invitation-only event with over 200 confirmed participants. This week also marks the … Read more
There are several other signs in the MSP’s current collection which are not yet on display. These include: one side of the 1950s vertical marquee from the New Navarino Café in Mile End; an interior window sign for Buywell; one … Read more
As reported in the Montreal Mirror, the signs are now on display in the CJ Building on the Loyola campus. Thanks especially to Graham Carr and Justin Powlowski for supporting the project from the outset, and to Henry Lemmetti for … Read more
The five signs in the collection are currently being prepared off-site for installation in the CJ (Communication Studies and Journalism) Building at the Loyola campus. Meanwhile at Concordia, a plinth is being built to receive the seven Warshaw letters, which, … Read more
On October 13, 2009 I had a live interview about the project with CTV’s Todd van der Heyden. Click here to view the interview.