This weekend I was over at Freebird Books, an independent and used bookstore on Columbia Street in Brooklyn (in the Columbia Waterfront neighborhood, right next door to Pok Pok Thai restaurant) taking some pictures of the store’s new sign (designed by Bruce Viemeister).
The sign looked great and — depending on the time of day and the angle of view — the lettering might look gold, red, or even black (the actual color is gold).
Along with the pictures from outside the store looking in, we took a few pictures looking at the sign from inside looking out. The results are backward, but fun, I think requiring just a little decipherment.
Freebird will have a booth set up at the Brooklyn Book Festival this weekend (September 22, 10AM-6PM).
Here’s three pictures I took. You can see a lot more at my Flickr account.
123 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
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