Chennai (formerly known as Madras) preserves the old traditional practice of painting and crafting big signs for shops, celebrities, politicians and other cultural icons. The present archive is a sneak peak into the spectacular world of hand-painted and hand-crafted signs of Chennai. From letter expressions, to colours, to use of materials to the extravagant size of panels, these signs are signet de rigueur. This gamut is a small collection of signs from different streets and bazaars of Chennai. There’s much more the city enshrines as part of it’s unique visual culture of Signs and Wall Art.