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Words

11 Sep copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Reset – Carrer dels Cecs de Sant Cugat

Today is La Diada in Catalunya, a public holiday, but more than anything, a day in which nationalist sentiment runs high and independence is the word du jour. Now more than ever. But I have other words for you. Words I have found on the street, on doors, on windows… Words that express all manner of sentiment. Words that may touch your soul. Or not. They touched mine. For their content, or simply for their aesthetic value. Here they are – enjoy!

copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Two point zero – Carrer Banys Vells

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Tile tales

13 Jul copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Time for a bath – Carrer Banys Nous

Friday once again! Another week has flown by and we’re well into Summer. In Barcelona this is a very fun time, so when I came across this image (above) yesterday, I decided to put together a post with tile tales. Today I’m a little fuzzy-headed after all the fun I had last night, so I’m not sure I’ll manage terribly well, though. Oh well, let’s see how I do…

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Island no 2, quarter no 4 – Carrer del Call

On island number 2 things were getting a little smelly, what with so many people living in close proximity to one another. It was time for a bath. Luckily, around the corner rescue was at hand, for that was where the public baths were located. So in order to make getting clean’ fun, we decided to all go together. Splish! Splash! What a party we had!

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Type cast

10 Feb copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer del Carme

Among several on-going projects, I have one pending, and that is to design some business cards for myself. I confess: I am struggling with it. One of the reasons is that I just can’t decide on the font to use, so I’ve been seeking some inspiration around Barcelona. Here are some types that I found…

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