Road Signs in Mexico

Photo: La Paz Driving in Mexico, you’ll see a number of signs, many with earnest safety-first slogans. Here are few drivers will encounter. Obedezca las señales = Obey the signs No maltrate las señales = Do not mistreat the signs No deje piedras sobre el pavimento = Do not leave rocks on the road No …

Neon Museum

Photo: 2008 Boneyard Las Vegas – The Neon Museum is one of our local faves downtown and one of the world’s best displays of beautiful and memorable signage. Starting in October 2019, a new installation by Tim Burton. Key Links neonmuseum.org Facebook @NeonMuseum Questions Who is writing and tweeting about the Neon Museum? 2019 Filmmaker …

Improving Signage

Photo: La Paz = Peace Make a good first impression! Visitors expect to find helpful directions — online and on the ground. Viva helpful wayfinding that makes orientation less disorienting. Rules of Good Signage Good signage obeys three simple rules: 1) The information is clear. 2) The information is accurate. 3) The information is where …

Fluker Posts

Buzzwords Fluker Post = Community-based environmental monitoring Kudos Martin Fluker The Fluker Post research project is a method of wiki-monitoring the visual condition of tracks and trails over time by having park users, land managers and the researcher take repeat digital pictures from a fixed “Fluker Post.” Key Links FlukerPost.com Facebook facebook.com/fluker.post Photos https://get.google.com/albumarchive/114676241519217510044 Headlines …

Bilingual Signs

Buzzwords We are fans of bilingual signage. The case is made succinctly by Marcas Mac an Tuairneir, aka Mark Spencer Turner (@Marcas_Mac) of http://marcas.scot who launched the hashtag: #bilingualsign A bilingual sign tells you more than just where you need to go. It tells you a country has more than one native language. It tells …

Plaques

Plaque = Ornamental tablet, typically of metal, porcelain, or wood, that is fixed to a wall or other surface in commemoration of a person or event. Henderson Death Valley Lost City Museum Planeta.com Improving Signage The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación 200 Essential Places in Mexico City’s Historic Center (200 lugares …

Signage

Photo: La Cosecha Anniversary Make a good first impression! Visitors expect to find helpful directions — online and on the ground. Orientation is key. Rules of Good Signage Good signage obeys three simple rules: 1) The information is clear. 2) The information is accurate. 3) The information is where the visitor is looking. Confusing, obsolete …