Improving Signage

Photo: Ron Mader, La Paz = Peace (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Signage

Photo: Noche de Chocolate (Some rights reserved) Signage = signs collectively, especially commercial or public display signs 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: SignageSpanish: Señalización Google Graph HeadlinesAdvertising companies wanted …

Neon Museum

Photo: Ron Mader, La Concha Sign (Some rights reserved) 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 Linksneonmuseum.orgBuy [email protected] Google Mapsg.page/NeonMuseum About the museumNeonmuseum.org – The Neon Museum officially “opened” with the installation of its …

Bilingual Signs

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) We are fans of bilingual signage. The case is made succinctly by Marcas Mac an Tuairneir, aka Mark Spencer Turner (@Marcas_Mac) of 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 …

Plaques

Photo 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

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 signsNo maltrate las señales = Do not mistreat the signsNo deje piedras sobre el pavimento = Do not leave rocks on the roadNo Rebase = Don’t …

Fluker Posts

Lingo Cards 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 LinksFlukerPost.com Facebookfacebook.com/fluker.post HeadlinesFluker posts help protect …