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Meredith Kasabian

Meredith Kasabian

Meredith Kasabian is a writer, editor, curator, and sign painter based in Boston, MA. She runs Best Dressed Signs with her husband, Josh Luke, and is co-founder and curator for the Pre-Vinylite Society. Meredith holds an MA in English Literature from Boston College and is constantly expanding her research on the ways in which historical signage and applied arts inform the culture of our day. She often gives talks on the cultural and historical contexts of signs and is currently working on several projects for the Pre-Vinylite Society.

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The Candid Appeal of the Advertising Show Card

A hand-painted show card evokes a certain nostalgia and humanity that machine-made signs can never arouse: It suggests honesty.