Ramini Cafe Sign

2016
Steel, Patina

'Ramini Espresso Bar' in Manhattan (37th & 8th Ave)

The final arrangement of the two-level logo

The final arrangement of the two-level logo

Final chosen location in cafe

Final chosen location in cafe

 

Go see the real thing:

Ramini Expresso Bar
265 W 37th St.
New York, NY 10018

And say ‘hi’ to Rami from me!

 

The Process

Testing the shadow effect using the final standoffs

Testing the shadow effect using the final standoffs

Surface texture and patina detail

Surface texture and patina detail

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Wanting to do something special, I explored a multi-level parallax effect that would shift and move as people walked by.
This is an early demo showing Rami the parallax concept I wanted to do. In the end, the placement of the sign led us to choose a simpler 2-piece design.

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