Discover the glitz and glamour of Hollywood through a tour of its most fabulous mid-century neon signs!
Take in the glitz, glamour, and graphics of vintage Hollywood with Hollywood Signs: Glittering Graphics and Glowing Neon in Mid-Century Tinseltown. The glittering lights of the big city have never been brighter than in this delightful book from author/designer Kathy Kikkert. Featuring signage from Hollywood’s hottest bars, nightclubs, restaurants and movie theaters, Hollywood Signs is a glowing love letter to Tinsletown type. And who can forget the sign that started it all, the original and iconic “Hollywood Sign” perched on its hill for all to admire. Perfect for locals and tourists, mid-century mavens and design aficionados, Hollywood Signs is a love-letter to La-La Land in all its illuminated glory.
Kathy Kikkert is an award-winning designer who specializes in restaurant branding, design, illustration, and book packaging. Before moving to Los Angeles, Kikkert was an art director at Doubleday and a book designer at Simon and Schuster in NYC. In addition to her work, she travels far and wide to take photos of vintage neon signs and to hit flea markets for whimsical treasures to add to her many collections.