Street and Wayfinding Signs Part 3

This gallery presents the collection of photos submitted for the World Of Signage Photo Contest by the readers of Smashing Magazine. We received over 2,500+ photos from our readers across the globe, and present a selection of the most interesting photos in the overview below.

The topic of this gallery is Street and Wayfinding signs, signs which intention, in a clear and effective way, is to assist locals and travelers alike in their wayfinding. Please notice: each photo has a certain license, provided in the description of the photo. Before using the images for private or commercial projects, make sure that the license allows you to do so. Also, you can click on the photos for a larger preview.

Please feel free to take a look at other submissions as well (links to other galleries are listed in the end of this gallery).

Street wayfinding signs

Sky is the limit

Sky is the limit [ large preview ]
"Most of our landmarks point upwards." License: CC BY-NC-ND. Photo taken by Marko Rosic from Serbia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - sky-is-the-limit

Way to Qutub Minar

Way to Qutub Minar [ large preview ]
"Taken at New Delhi, India; it shows the way to enter Qutub Minar Compound." License: Its a public property, hence license not needed. Photo taken by Bhaskar Dutta from India.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - way-to-qutub-minar

Road to Hassan Village

Road to Hassan Village [ large preview ]
"Taken at Hassan Village, near Bangalore, India; it shows the way to different cottages in the village." License: Its a public property, hence license not needed. Photo taken by Bhaskar Dutta from India.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - road-to-hassan-village

Signs to far destinations

Signs to far destinations [ large preview ]
"Signs to destinations all over the world in Gran Canaria." License: Creative Commons by-nc. Photo taken by Misel Radosavac from Germany.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - signs-to-far-destinations

Blue Park Sign

Blue Park Sign [ large preview ]
"A prominent park sign at East Coast Park, Singapore." Photo taken by Vandra Png from Singapore.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - blue-park-sign

Yanoda’s Entrance Sign

Yanoda’s Entrance Sign [ large preview ]
"A entrance sign at Yanoda Rainforest Cultural Tourism Zone, Sanya Hainan (China).." Photo taken by Vandra Png from Singapore.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - yanodas-entrance-sign

Right Way

Right Way [ large preview ]
"Boracay island Philippines alleyway." Photo taken by David Coates from UK.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - right-way

Union square signage

Union square signage [ large preview ]
"Picture was taken atat Union Square, Bucharest; it depicts signages of tourist signts, and in the background signs for subway, highway, zebra crossing." Photo taken by Alexandra Haret from Romania.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - union-square-signage

Caixa Forum Pictograms

Caixa Forum Pictograms [ large preview ]
"Signage from Caixa Forum museum in Barcelona, minimalistic & neat: Pictograms." Photo taken by Ivana Vasilj from Croatia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - caixa-forum-pictograms

Caixa Forum Salas

Caixa Forum Salas [ large preview ]
"Signage from Caixa Forum museum in Barcelona, minimalistic & neat: Direction signs for halls." Photo taken by Ivana Vasilj from Croatia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - caixa-forum-salas

Caixa Forum Sortida

Caixa Forum Sortida [ large preview ]
"Signage from Caixa Forum museum in Barcelona, minimalistic & neat: Exit sign." Photo taken by Ivana Vasilj from Croatia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - caixa-forum-sortida

Choice is yours

Choice is yours [ large preview ]
Photo taken by Mayur Mutha from India.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - choice-is-yours

Stunning nature signage 1

Stunning nature signage 1 [ large preview ]
"Signage guide inside Lamesa Eco Park." Photo taken by Anna-Lyn Abulencia from Philippines.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - stunning-nature-signage1

Stunning nature signage 2

Stunning nature signage 2 [ large preview ]
"Signage guide road tripper in Batangas." Photo taken by Anna-Lyn Abulencia from Philippines.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - stunning-nature-signage2

Stunning nature signage 3

Stunning nature signage 3 [ large preview ]
"Signage inside the Bakers Hill Palawan." Photo taken by Anna-Lyn Abulencia from Philippines.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - stunning-nature-signage3

Temple of Romulus

Temple of Romulus [ large preview ]
"Door of the Tempio di Romolo in Rome." Photo taken by Heather Evans from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - temple-of-romulus

Name temple signage

Name temple signage [ large preview ]
"Name of temple." Photo taken by Bob Soo Kar Shun from Singapore.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - name-temple-signage

Your Where cars go

Your Where cars go [ large preview ]
"I always carry with my reflex camera and i like to take pictures of everything. On my first trip to Texas i wanted to visit the downtown there is where i saw this beatiful big letters and i just love them." Photo taken by Manuela Bonilla from México.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - your-where-cars-go

Luodai ancient town guide map

Luodai ancient town guide map [ large preview ]
"That’s a guide map in Cheng Du ,China." Photo taken by Caicai Feng from China.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - luodai-ancient-town-guide-map

Looking Up at McDonalds Pylon

Looking Up at McDonalds Pylon [ large preview ]
"iPhone picture from the field of a giant McDonalds sign and it’s details." Photo taken by Mike Carsten from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - looking-up-at-mcdonalds-pylon

ParkInside

ParkInside [ large preview ]
"Beautiful vintage, grunge sign found in St. Louis. Taken with iPhone." Photo taken by Phil Franks from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - parkinside

Rotterdam central station information point

Rotterdam central station information point [ large preview ]
"Central Station Information Point." Photo taken by Richard Buhn from Belgium.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - rotterdam-central-station-information-point

Direction Signs

Direction Signs [ large preview ]
"Direction signs in the sky." Photo taken by Olariu Ionel from Romania.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - direction-signs

Future House

Future House [ large preview ]
"Entry Sign of a private mansion in Portugal." Photo taken by Jabin Cureces from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - future-house

Hole Scenic Spot

Hole Scenic Spot [ large preview ]
"Yichang, China. Actually a sign to help you find a swimming hole that has superstitious significance." Photo taken by Liz Megill from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - hole-scenic-spot

Kargil View Point

Kargil View Point [ large preview ]
"A concrete signage on the way to kargil (Kashmir, India) from where the whole kargil town can be seen." Photo taken by Abhilash R Nair from India.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - kargil-view-point

Thank you!

Thanks to all participants for taking their time for preparing and sending submissions for the contest and creating a unique and diversified gallery presented above. We truly appreciate and respect your efforts and your time, folks!

Further Galleries

You may want to take a look at other contest galleries, too:

Katrín Svana Eyþórsdóttir is a media artist and designer from Iceland. You can follow her on twitter.

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    Al last, my work is featured in smashing mag :)

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