London’s Best: Chalk Board Signs

Despite all this newfangled advertising technology all around us, the marketing that really catches our attention is as simple as a few choice words on a piece of wood painted black…

Catch of the dayFleet Street Press Coffee has the best chalk boards in The CIty, their signs can bring a smile to even the grumpiest commuter and busiest banker…

Even that guy who yells at tourists who don’t stand on the right…

ABOVE: The Fleet Street Press: 3 Fleet St, London EC4Y 1AU www.thefleetstreetpress.com

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We’ve all become immune to the warnings about carrying water on the underground, but the suggestion to hydrate with beer certainly catches our attention…

ABOVE: The Crown, Victoria Park, 223 Grove Rd, London E3 5SN www.geronimo-inns.co.uk/london-the-crown20140717-064719.jpg

Once again, in a sea of Prets, Costas and Starbucks, The Fleet Street Press are on the money…

ABOVE: The Fleet Street Press: 3 Fleet St, London EC4Y 1AU www.thefleetstreetpress.com

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 ABOVE: Notes Barrows Coffee Cart Fleet St – 186A Fleet St London EC4A 2HR www.notes-uk.squarespace.com/flat-cap-carts/

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 ABOVE: Wright Brothers Spitalfields, 8 Lamb St, London E1 6EA http://www.thewrightbrothers.co.uk/restaurants/spitalfields/ 

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ABOVE: The Fleet Street Press: 3 Fleet St, London EC4Y 1AU www.thefleetstreetpress.com

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ABOVE: The Albany, 240 Great Portland St, Paddington, London W1W 5QU http://www.thealbanyw1w.co.uk/

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ABOVE: Guardian Coffee by Nude, Box Park, Units 1-3 Boxpark (2-4 Bethnal Green Rd), Shoreditch, Greater London, E1 6GY http://www.boxpark.co.uk/brand/guardiancoffee/

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Slate Coffee knows their target Saturday customer so well…

ABOVE: Slate Coffee, 96 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3AA http://www.slatecoffeelondon.co.uk/

20140719-165004.jpgOn London’s hottest day of the year the addition of a single word to a standard sign makes all the difference…

 ABOVE: Brooklyn Coffee, 139 Commercial Street, London, Greater London http://www.brooklyncoffee.co.uk/

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