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. Key Links neonmuseum.org Buy Tickets FAQ Facebook @NeonMuseum Questions Who is writing and tweeting about the Neon Museum? Google Maps g.page/NeonMuseum About the museum Neonmuseum.org …

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 …

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

Photo: Welcome Sign On our list of fave places to visit in Las Vegas: Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, located on the median of Las Vegas Boulevard in unincorporated Clark County, just south of the Russell Road exit on Interstate 15. Always open, free access, free parking. The sign reads “Welcome to Fabulous Las …

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 …