Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, editor of MetropoleParis, offers a glance into graphic design with his weekly shots of the posters in the kiosks there. See This Week's Paris Posters I, This Week's Paris Posters II, and This Week's Paris Posters III from his last issue for examples of what Parisians see as they're out and about. You get a sense of what's going on there, and there are some startling images.
Hollywood has a different flavor. This is not the center of high fashion or deep thoughts. This is the world of glitz and tackiness, and strange dreams. The graphics you see on Hollywood Boulevard reflect that.
The front door of the Geisha House -