Walking the streets of New Orleans one can hardly walk a few feet without noticing a street name made out of tiles embedded into the pavement or the iconic Water Meter cover. This cities sidewalks are full of eclectic design artifacts from every era it seems. For added effect many of these signs are surrounded by layers of cracked concrete, peeling walls or creeping foliage (which seems to grow anywhere) — enhancing the lettering by making it all the more beautiful. Enjoy this weeks selection of inspiration that includes these incredible design artifacts from around New Orleans.