Paint

DE UNIE

2019-12-02T17:29:32+00:00September 24th, 2018|Neon, Paint, Sans Serif|

general info
address: Mauritsweg 34-35, 3012 JT R'dam
architect: J.J.P. Oud (original), C. Weeber (copy)
commission original building: City of R'dam
commission copy: City of R'dam, Lisman Inter Holding, Rotterdam Art Foundation (RKS)
realised: 1925 and 1986
design of the lettering: J.J.P. Oud
different signs: painted signs (balcony, doors), illuminated signs
original materials: paint on glass, on metal. Neon signs cast in messing
materials used by Carel Weeber: paint on metal, on wood and paint on acrylic plastic for the signs
letter details
category: sans serif
capitals or romans: only capitals
cursive or upright: upright only
contrast: no

THE NEW LUXOR THEATER

2018-11-28T15:48:31+00:00May 25th, 2018|Neon, Paint, Sans Serif, Serif|

general info
address: Posthumalaan 1, 3072 AG Rotterdam
architect: Peter Wilson, Bolles+Wilson, Munster
commission: City of R'dam, OBR/Luxor/Rob Wiegman
realised: 25 April 2001
design of the LUXOR typefamily: Maurice Blok, and Rob Smith + Mart Hulspas (L5, Rotterdam)
different signs: painted sign, illuminated sign, interior signage
materials: paint, glass
techniques: painting, glass light boxes of 3 x 3 m.
letter details
category: sans serif except for the i and 1
narrow or wide: extremely wide or extremely narrow
monospaced letter
special: each letter can be rotated 90 degrees
weights: thin, bold, normal
capitals or romans: capitals
cursif or upright: upright only
closed counter spaces: never round