As well as rusty and poorly built roads the buildings during the 1950’s were not made of high maintenance. Therefore, shop signs were delicately put up. In ‘Little shop of Horrors’ the shop signs are vital for the audience as well as the set. For that reason, the set designers for the stage will have to make shop signs particularly for the florist.
I am aware that,
in 1950’s meant most people were living in poverty and low working class. This also reflects throughout the film of Little Shop of Horrors. For that reason, I know the shop sign cannot be glamorous but include suitable typeface which symbolises a flower shop. New York
This would not be a good sign because it is too formal. Also, it is not bold enough for the audience to notice. However, it has a shadow affect which mirrors the spooky storyline.
Even though, this shop sign stands out, it is too bright and cheerful for a 1950’s symbol. As well as this but, the colours do not reflect flowers but, heat and sunshine.
This text would not be relevant as the colours used is boring and contains two colours which are not matched with one another. In addition, this text would be too confusing to read.
In my opinion, I think the colours used in this font are appropriate as green demonstrates plants. Unfortunately, it would be very dark
meaning viewers will have difficulties reading and the lettering is too closely combined together making the text unclear.
The reason why I like this colour is because, it is soft coloured and lilac indicates flowers. Also, it has a shadow which emphasises the affect.
This was the chosen shop sign. I believe it is great as the colours are appropriate for a florist. It also is not too glamorous as it does not include rich colours. However, it still looks bold and stands out because of the bright green outline. The bright green outline shows lighting that many shops in old fashioned