2024-02-21T22:28:15+01:00|Aluminium, Green, Neon, Sans Serif, Yellow|

general info
address: Lijnbaan / Kruiskade, Aert van Nesstraat, Rotterdam
architect: Van den Broek en Bakema (now BroekBakema)
sign: new neon box letters by Frijo, 2013
based on the original sign
drawn by Frans van Gool, 1953
original neon: Haaxman Neon, 1953
urbanism/architecture realised: 1953

letter details
features: horizontal diacritics on the IJ:))
capitals or romans: romans
cursive or upright: cursive
see also: Blijdorp Zoo sign by Sybold van Ravesteyn


2024-02-21T19:53:36+01:00|Blue, Neon, Sans Serif|

general info
address: Stationsplein 2, Rotterdam
architect: Team CS
realised: 2014
design of the signs: Sybold van Ravesteyn (1957)
renovation of the lettering: Bas Neon, Leiden (2015)
materials: aluminium, plexi, led (neon in 1957)
commissioned by: Gemeente Rotterdam (NS, 1941-1957)
technique: illuminated sign
category: sans serif

letter details
details: 1,50m height/2,25m-2,35m width/48m total lenght
narrow or wide: more wide
all strokes the same: no, not at all!
capitals or romans: capitals
bold or light: bold
cursive or upright: upright
looks like: modern movement letters

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