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Posts made in December, 2013

Wayfinding-themed Holiday Gift Ideas

Posted by on Dec 22, 2013 in books, gifts, Wayfinding | 0 comments

Wayfinding-themed Holiday Gift Ideas

‘Tis the season to find your way to the perfect holiday gift for each person on your list. Here are three wayfinding-themed offerings for your favorite wayfinding whizzes and directionally challenged counterparts. 1) A Brooklyn-based company “Uncommon Goods” features a slew of map-inspired gifts including the city map puzzle shown below ($20). Prices are all over the map, with a number of products under $50. http://www.uncommongoods.com/sets/map-gifts 2) Here’s another navigation-themed...

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Elevator Buttons Can Lead to Confusion

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Directionally challenged, disorientation, elevators, personal navigation, terminology, Wayfinding | 0 comments

Elevator Buttons Can Lead to Confusion

Do you ever find yourself riddled with indecision as you enter an elevator cab and have to make a choice about which button to push? You don’t have to be directionally challenged to be confused by the elevator panel in the photo (in a multilevel movie theater), which is a sad example of information design gone awry. Floor designations (letters) don’t make it clear which floor is which, except for the starred “L” which one might assume is the lobby on the ground floor, but it is not....

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