Serif

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

BLIJDORP ZOO

2018-11-27T15:36:17+00:00October 15th, 2017|Mosaic, Neon, Script, Serif|

general info
address: Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam
architect: Sybold van Ravesteyn
commissioned by: Stichting Rotterdamse Diergaarde
realised: april 1941
design of the signs: Sybold van Ravesteyn
entrance sign, monograms on fences, windows and mozaïek pavement
materials: neon, forged iron, mosaic
details: X cm
letter details
category: neon. script, serif, mosaic
narrow or wide: normal
all strokes the same: yes
capitals or romans: capitals
bold or light: light
cursif or upright: cursif
similars: Restaurant Engels - Groothandelsgebouw

ONE MORE WALL WELL DONE

2018-12-05T11:04:21+00:00June 9th, 2017|Pixel, Sans Serif, Serif|

general info
address: Weena 760, south facade, Rotterdam
design of the text wall: Martijn Sandberg
architect of the building: Architecten Cie
realised: 2015-2016
materials of the text wall: red stone brick in relief
details: (lxh) 27.30m x 3.50m
commissioned by: First Rotterdam CV, Maarsen Groep BV, MAB Development
letter details
category: pixel
technique: shifted bricks in a red masonry wall
narrow or wide: narrow
strokes: na
capitals or romans: capitals
bold or light: normal
cursive or upright: upright