The Visual Dictionary



glass
toys
architect
musket
goods
circus
arcade
hearing
exchange
men
line
finance
centre
amaze
red
smith
milk
invisible
traffic
cinder
notice
station
spit
erected
pedestrians
freedom
soft
twins
delightful
world
top
siren
festivities
cocoa
matrix
signs
moments
open
back
anthology
easter
drink
elphin
out
vagabond
fries
9
use
tsunami

Hello

The Visual Dictionary is a collection of words in the real world. Photographs of signage, graffiti, advertising, tattoos, you name it, we're trying to catalogue it.

We started the project in February 2006, and have since racked up over 7500 images of over 4000 words - thanks to everyone who has contributed to date. We're of course, still accepting entries, as the Dictionary should just continue growing forever, but we're starting to think about ways of navigating and browsing images now.

If you want to join in, why not sign up and contribute images, or drop us a line with your ideas of how we could use the images. We're open to suggestions! We'll be releasing a proper API soon so you can develop your own solutions too!

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