Our World: Busy Signs & Store Fronts

In Jeddah, many shops that offer similar products and services are often right next door to one another for blocks and blocks. My theory is that because of the close proximity of these similar businesses, it causes the signage and storefronts to scream for attention to make it stand out from the competition. However with all of these shops using this same strategy, all it really serves to do is to make the businesses look cluttered. Many of them have their signage in both Arabic and English, which takes up more room to begin with, and many of them also add graphics for the significant part of the population that may not be able to read either language.

Many shops repeat the same graphics over and over. Sometimes it makes me dizzy to look at these busy looking cluttered shop signs.

Be sure to visit OUR WORLD TUESDAY, where family-friendly bloggers share a unique glimpse into what life is like all around our ever-amazing planet.

About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
This entry was posted in Architecture, Buildings, Culture, Life, Middle East, Photo, Saudi Arabia and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Our World: Busy Signs & Store Fronts

  1. It seems that you were wondering in Sanaiya area

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s