US License Plate Redesign Project

via Fast Company

“Back to the future” best describes the new license plate issued by New York State in April. The “Empire Gold” design which is now appearing on streets, has been deemed “quite unappealing” by more than 80 percent of New Yorkers polled by WCBSTV.

New Yorkers: Consider yourselves lucky. Compared to some states, New York’s design is a prize winner. Proof can be found at David Nicholson’s Web site It examines the evolution of U.S. license plate design over the past fifty years from the purely functional to the frightfully fanciful. Read more via Fast Company.


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