中環商舖招牌 signage of businesses in central

2018.03.17 | 威靈頓街 65 wellington street 不是樓上咖啡座不是按摩。中環唐樓地下掛滿是講手藝從前興盛的行業,畫框和洋服。 膠片招牌滿載文字,而且中英並重,絕對中環特色。 this is a busy street, one level up the main road, full of traffic and passersby. so are the signage at the entrance of a walk-up commercial building. no up-stair cafes or boutique, nor any message parlour. we are talking about central, or some might say, old […]

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泰昌大押招牌陣 tai cheung pawnshop

2016.6.9 | 卑利街 – 威靈頓街 peel street & wellington street 端午節,沿威靈頓街西行,到了卑利街,馬上被泰昌大押的架勢攝住。 打正面,其實是當舖的側面,掛有一個「金漆」招牌;往前抬頭看,有霓虹招牌,稍低位置還有膠片招牌。 再踏步向前,威靈頓街正門有門楣的名號。 照片所示的三個招牌,每個都是美麗的街頭家具。 金色底色是用「紙皮石」鋪排,上放四個書法有力端正的造字由右到左排好。 霓虹招牌是傳統蝙蝠,大紅鑲黃邊配白字。 膠牌的畫工也仔細,且寫上英文鋪名。 heading west along wellington street in the afternoon on tuen ng festival aka dragon boat festival. central was nice and quiet on public holiday. that allowed me taking the stroll leisurely and making slow observation. this pawn shop […]

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