Imagine taking a stroll to your nearest park and not being assailed by the sight of a celebrity trying to sell you xyz cream or an airbrushed model wearing the latest jeans. It seems that without anybody noticing, our public areas have become advertising spaces and you can’t even look out of your office window without your eyes meeting a silent salesman. The city of Sao Paulo decided to fight back and enacted the Clean City Law of 2007, which did away with almost all forms of outdoor advertising: come 2011, the results have been astounding…>
A blog entry about Sao Paulo, where there are no outdoor billboards. The website has degraded badly since I worked for that company.
Editor Clayton Truscott
Writer Gugulethu Hlekwayo
Publication Essential Travel Magazine