Signs of the Times - October 2017 - 29
SMASHING SUCCESS Nissan also
commissioned Nashville native
Shelby Rodeffer (finersigns.com)
to hand-paint this mural depicting
a Murano SUV directly onto the
brick surface of Bridgestone Arena.
down the hatch
Hatch Show Print's (hatchshowprint.com) historic letterpress has been churning out event posters in Nashville
since 1879. Although founded by William H. Hatch in
Prescot, WI as a printer of circus posters and handbills,
the move to Tennessee revealed Hatch's true calling:
promoting country music. The distinctive and simplistic
look of the wood-block prints blended seamlessly with the
emerging music genre to create a lasting link that endures
today in its iconic posters.
In addition to the working printshop, Hatch now has a
retail store, an art gallery, and classroom and workshop
spaces at its downtown Nashville location.