Billboards have the aesthetic of litter on a stick. It is an inherently anti-social medium, designed to attract attention away from the cityscape.
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Excellent work, Stuart. Pithy summary of the problem with great graphics. Coloured! You have a good eye for billboards and good ear for slogans. The industry will surely tempt you with bigus buckus. I watched Tv with Adrian on Tuesday eve, his favourite Railway show and it was about the rail between Vienna and the port of Trieste. A stupendous engineering feat when built in 19th century. It featured shots of the architecture of towns along the way which it had prospered. For example Ljubljana, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ljubljana Impressive architecture and planning. Notable for the absence of billboards or corporate logos of any kind.