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, memorable and often illuminated signage. No joke. April 1, 2020 a virtual tour streams live on Twitter of the Lost Vegas installation by Tim Burton at 130pm Pacific. #NeonBoneyard Lost …

Improving Signage

Photo: La Paz = Peace Visitors expect to find helpful directions — online and on the ground. Orientation is key. 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 or hard-to-find information leads visitors to question the …

Signage

Photo: Local Cheese Maker, Smith’s Signage = Wikipedia: Signage is the design or use of signs and symbols to communicate a message to a specific group, usually for the purpose of marketing or a kind of advocacy. Translating: Signage Spanish: Señalización Google Graph Elsewhere on the Web World Signs Gallery Wikipedia Signage Improving Signage Improving …

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 …

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. Translating: Did you take any photos of plaques? Spanish: ¿Tomaste fotos de las placas? Henderson Death Valley Lost City Museum Planeta.com Signage The Value of Communication = El Valor …