Studies in Indirect Communication vol. III

Source: The Encyclopedia of Ephemera, Maurice Rickards, 2000

The deeds on my house state that as it is classed as a residence, it is illegal to run a business from within my own four walls. In the past, people got round this problem of letting the 'right' people know that they were working from home by discretely placing small 'adverts' within their windows. Small and decorative enough to be difficult to read unless you were in close proximity, they were also explicit in their communication once you made the commitment and ventured nearer…