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Street and Wayfinding Signs Part 4

This gallery presents the collection of photos submitted for the World Of Signage Photo Contest1 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

Natural and simple

Natural and simple [ large preview2 ]
"Hiking path at the entrance of the Sierra Nevada in Merida Venezuela." Photo taken by Ana Yunilda Sayago Morales3 from Merida, Venezuela.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - natural-and-simple4

Copper Park

Copper Park [ large preview5 ]
"Wooden signpost for hikers at trail crossing in the Philmont Ranch." Licensed: cc-by. Photo taken by Miles Elliott from United States of America.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - copper-park6

Machupicchu

Machupicchu [ large preview7 ]
"On the way to the Machu Picchu, Peru, February 2009." Licensed: Attribution. Photo taken by Cedric Solichon8 from France.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - machupicchu9

Sign in the mountains

Sign in the mountains [ large preview10 ]
"This is a traditional sign wich you’ll fin in the bavarian mountains in Germany so you can find your way." Licensed: All rights reserved. Photo taken by Helmuth Kraus M.11 from Colombia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - sign-in-the-mountains12

Make your choice

Make your choice [ large preview13 ]
"Chesterfield (UK): Where do we go?." License: All right reserved. Photo taken by Matteo Palazzani from Italy.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - make-your-choice14

Havre Fecamp

Havre Fecamp [ large preview15 ]
"Public signage near Havre and Fecamp cities." Photo taken by NUnub from France.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - havre-fecamp16

Oulu university signage

Oulu university signage [ large preview17 ]
"University way-finding signage in Oulu University, Finland." License: License (Creative Commons). Photo taken by Julia Birks18 from Australia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - oulu-university-signage19

Chitradurga-Fort

Chitradurga-Fort [ large preview20 ]
"This photo was taken at Chitradurga Fort located in Karnataka,India, describing the direction to Temples inside the fort." Created by Vivek Kabra from India.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - chitradurga-fort21

Signal in corner

Signal in corner [ large preview22 ]
"Hiden signals in a corner." Created by Carla Tomé from Spain.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - signal-in-corner23

Canadian Weather Sineage

Canadian Weather Sineage [ large preview24 ]
"Taken in Ottawa, ON on the way to church after an ice storm." Photo taken by Allan Descheneau25 from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - canadian-weather-sineage26

Grunge Typo Costa Rica 2

Grunge Typo Costa Rica 2 [ large preview27 ]
"Typically costa rican reggae typography. The signage matches great with the beach at the background. I’ve made this photograph in Cahuita, Costa Rica." Photo taken by Rick van Amersfoort3128 from Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - grunge-typo-costa-rica-229

Grunge Typo Costa Rica 3

Grunge Typo Costa Rica 3 [ large preview30 ]
"Typically costa rican reggae typography. Not only the style of the text is grungy/reggae, but the whole sign and the place where it stands too. I’ve made this photograph in Cahuita, Costa Rica." Photo taken by Rick van Amersfoort3128 from Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - grunge-typo-costa-rica-332

Tuscany directions

Tuscany directions [ large preview33 ]
"Taken in Italy in 2007 when I couldn’t figure out where I was." Photo taken by Mindi Leggett from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - tuscany-directions34

London eye

London eye [ large preview35 ]
"Information board London eye." Photo taken by Preben36 from United Kingdom.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - london-eye37

London NewYork

London NewYork [ large preview38 ]
"Cycle from London to New York." Photo taken by Preben39 from United Kingdom.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - london-newyork40

Malcom X blvd

Malcom X blvd [ large preview41 ]
"Malcom X Blvd. Entering Harlem, ei yo!." Licensed: No commercial use. Designed by Nacho San Nicolás López from Spain.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - malcom-x-blvd42

Silence is all

Silence is all [ large preview43 ]
"Taken the day before Obama’s Inauguration in January 2009." Photo taken by Maria Florencia Carrera44 from Argentina.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - silence-is-all45

Signpost

Signpost [ large preview46 ]
"Signpost bungalowpark in Germany." Licensed: Free. Photo taken by Cleiren5047 from Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - signpost48

Trail sign

Trail sign [ large preview49 ]
"Trial Sign Germany." Licensed: Free. Photo taken by Cleiren5047 from Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - trail-sign51

Factory sign

Factory sign [ large preview52 ]
"In food factory sign – wash hands, properly dressed, with gloves and snood." Licensed: Free. Photo taken by Vahid Smajlagic from BiH.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - factory-sign53

Exit expo shanghai

Exit expo shanghai [ large preview54 ]
"Exit Expo Shanghai 2010." Photo taken by Vasovic from France.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - exit-expo-shanghai55

Dubai Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) Walk Buildings signage

Dubai Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) Walk Buildings signage [ large preview56 ]
"In JBR each block of buildings signage has a unique signage design, and each design consists of two elements color and symbol, were violet represents Seashells (Sadaf in arabic), red represents Coral (Murjan), Blue for Sea (Bahar) and Orange for Sands (Rimal)." Licensed: Creative Commons. Photo taken by Anas Marwan57 from UAE.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - dubai-jumeirah-beach-residence-(jbr)-walk---buildings-signage58

Escaping Flatland in Japan

Escaping Flatland in Japan [ large preview59 ]
"This is a photo taken at the UDX Akihabara building in Tokyo, Japan. It is a marvelous visual representation of communicating 3-Dimensional directions to a user on a 2-Dimensional Surface. The sign gives 3 different views of information, with the 3-Dimensional view flanked on either-side by two different 2-dimensional perspectives to help users interpret the information." Licensed: Open-License. Photo taken by David Issa60 from Japan.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - escaping-flatland-in-japan61

From Here…

From Here… [ large preview62 ]
"A wooden directional sign in Haleiwa, HI." Photo taken by Freddy Debebar63 from Hawaii, USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - from-here64

Media Centre for JARF 2010 at Leuweunggede

Media Centre for JARF 2010 at Leuweunggede [ large preview65 ]
"A signage to guide artists involved in the Jatiwangi Artist Residency 2010 to its Media Centre in Leuweunggede Village at Jatiwangi, Indonesia." Licensed: All rights reserved. Designed by Haidar Afandi from Singapore.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - media-centre-for-jarf-2010-at-leuweunggede66

Saadabaad palace

Saadabaad palace [ large preview67 ]
"Taken from a Sign in SaadAbaad Kakh[palace] in north of terhran." Photo taken by Arash Haji Vaziri from Iran.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - saadabaad-palace68

Manufaktura guideposts

Manufaktura guideposts [ large preview69 ]
"Interesting design of guideposts inside Manufaktura’s square." Photo taken by Wojciech Jachowicz70 from Poland.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - manufaktura-guideposts71

Decisons, Decisions

Decisons, Decisions [ large preview72 ]
"Signage in Chicago, IL." Licensed: Lisa and Camera. Photo taken by Lisa Finholm from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - decisons-decisions73

Mountain Distance Indicator

Mountain Distance Indicator [ large preview74 ]
"Mountain Distance Indicator in Bandarban, Bangladesh." Created by Md. Akhlas Uddin from Bangladesh.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - mountain-distance-indicator75

BPTGJDP

BPTGJDP [ large preview76 ]
"Large name for an avenue (one of the ex-presidents of the country)." Photo taken by Luis M. Braganza B. from Argentina.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - bptgjdp77

Protesta Peatonal

Protesta Peatonal [ large preview78 ]
"Added text for a name of a street." Photo taken by Luis M. Braganza B. from Argentina.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - protesta-peatonal79

Sing on the sidewalk

Sing on the sidewalk [ large preview80 ]
"This is a sign on the side woalk indicating the locations of such places." Photo taken by Carmen Sosia from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - sing-on-the-sidewalk81

Multi directional bus stop

Multi directional bus stop [ large preview82 ]
"This is an example of a downtown bus-stop, with GPS-based bus-arrival times and different signs, so it is readable from any angle." Photo taken by Danny Wood from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - multi-directional-bus-stop83

International Tree of Direction

International Tree of Direction [ large preview84 ]
"A sign Showing San Diego’s sister cities." Photo taken by Steven Boepple from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - international-tree-of-direction85

Puta

Puta [ large preview86 ]
"Puta (Bitch) signal in Denia (Spain)." Photo taken by Pablo Martinez from Spain.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - puta87

Wacky Huka Prawn Park Signboard

Wacky Huka Prawn Park Signboard [ large preview88 ]
"Direction board at Huka Prawn Park, New Zealand with sense of humour." Photo taken by Donna Harapan89 from Australia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - wacky-huka-prawn-park-signboard90

Hard rock cafe

Hard rock cafe [ large preview91 ]
"Heading to Hard Rock cafe in Catania Italy." Created by Bogdan Attila from Romania.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - hard-rock-cafe92

Walk the Southampton walls

Walk the Southampton walls [ large preview93 ]
"This is a sign post inviting tourists to visit the historical walls of Southampton, UK." Created by Catrinel Gheorghiu from Romania.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - walk-the-southampton-walls94

You are here signage

You are here signage [ large preview95 ]
"Photo of a ‘You are here’ location map from a street in Tokyo, Japan." Photo taken by Paul Thompson from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - you-are-here-signage96

The Drop To Indonesia

The Drop To Indonesia [ large preview97 ]
"It is an interesting photo taken in Borneo Highland, Kuching, Malaysia. The noticeboard points out the border between Malaysian-Borneo with Indonesian-Kalimantan, which is a 600m cliff-drop, with a casual arrow DOWN. If you so much as try to step to to the edge to look down as the arrow shows, you might just fall to the catch of gorgeous Indonesian tropical rainforest, and there is no one to save/bring you up!" Licensed: Bernard Yong. Designed by Bernard Yong from Australia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - the-drop-to-indonesia98

Contemporary Stone Age Signage

Contemporary Stone Age Signage [ large preview99 ]
"This sign is placed along a hiking route. I can imagine the residents of the farm to the right (prive means private in dutch) got a bit annoyed of having people wander about their house all the time. Their solution is very elegant design-wise in my opinion." Photo taken by Pim van den Berg from The Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - contemporary-stone-age-signage100

Information

Information [ large preview101 ]
"Signage in Chicago, IL." Licensed: Lisa and Camera. Photo taken by Lisa Finholm from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - information102

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:

Footnotes

  1. 1 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/08/16/the-world-of-signage-photo-contest-join-in-and-win-an-slr-camera/
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  3. 3 http://twitter.com/anitasayago
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  5. 5 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/copper-park/full_copperpark.jpg
  6. 6 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/copper-park/full_copperpark.jpg
  7. 7 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/machupicchu/full_machupicchu.jpg
  8. 8 http://cecevoyage.wordpress.com
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  10. 10 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/sign-in-the-mountains/full_sign-in-the-mountains.jpg
  11. 11 http://www.flikr.com/helkramu
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  17. 17 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/oulu-university-signage/full_oulu-university-signage.jpg
  18. 18 http://www.iatebrisbane.com
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  22. 22 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/signal-in-corner/full_signal-in-corner.jpg
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  25. 25 http://picasaweb.google.com/Pastor.Allan/
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  28. 28 http://www.van-amersfoort.com
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  31. 31 http://www.van-amersfoort.com
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  42. 42 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/malcom-x-blvd/full_malcomxblvd.jpg
  43. 43 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/silence-is-all/full_silence-is-all.jpg
  44. 44 http://www.flickr.com/photos/florc32
  45. 45 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/silence-is-all/full_silence-is-all.jpg
  46. 46 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/signpost/full_signpost.jpg
  47. 47 http://www.cleiren.nl
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  59. 59 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/escaping-flatland-in-japan/full_escaping-flatland-in-japan.jpg
  60. 60 http://www.davidissa.com
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  103. 103 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/abstract-and-weird-signs-part-1/
  104. 104 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/abstract-and-weird-signs-part-2/
  105. 105 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/advertising-and-promotional-signs-part-1/
  106. 106 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/advertising-branding-and-promotional-signs-part-2/
  107. 107 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/corporate-logos-and-brand-signs/
  108. 108 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/forbidden-signs-part-1/
  109. 109 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/forbidden-signs-part-2/
  110. 110 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/funny-clever-original-signs-part-1/
  111. 111 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/funny-clever-original-signs-part-2/
  112. 112 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/funny-clever-original-signs-part-3/
  113. 113 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/graffiti-and-hand-written-signs-part-1/
  114. 114 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/graffiti-and-hand-written-signs-part-2/
  115. 115 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/hotel-and-restaurant-signs-part-1/
  116. 116 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/hotel-and-restaurant-signs-part-2/
  117. 117 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/hotel-and-restaurant-signs-part-3/
  118. 118 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/information-and-instructional-signs-part-1/
  119. 119 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/information-and-instructional-signs-part-2/
  120. 120 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/library-signs/
  121. 121 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/monument-and-memorial-signs/
  122. 122 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/museum-signs-part-1/
  123. 123 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/museum-signs-part-2/
  124. 124 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/public-and-state-building-signs-part-1/
  125. 125 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/public-and-state-building-signs-part-2/
  126. 126 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-1/
  127. 127 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-2/
  128. 128 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-3/
  129. 129 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-4/
  130. 130 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-5/
  131. 131 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/school-and-park-signs/
  132. 132 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/shop-and-store-signs-part-1/
  133. 133 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/shop-and-store-signs-part-2/
  134. 134 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/shop-and-store-signs-part-3/
  135. 135 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/street-and-wayfinding-signs-part-1/
  136. 136 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/street-and-wayfinding-signs-part-2/
  137. 137 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/street-and-wayfinding-signs-part-3/
  138. 138 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/street-and-wayfinding-signs-part-4/
  139. 139 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/train-and-airport-signs-part-1/
  140. 140 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/train-and-airport-signs-part-2/
  141. 141 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/underground-signs/
  142. 142 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-1/
  143. 143 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-2/
  144. 144 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-3/
  145. 145 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-4/
  146. 146 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-5/
  147. 147 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wayfinding-in-buildings-signs-part-1/
  148. 148 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wayfinding-in-buildings-signs-part-2/
  149. 149 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wc-and-restroom-signs-part-1/
  150. 150 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wc-and-restroom-signs-part-2/
  151. 151 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/welcome-signs/
  152. 152 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/other-signs-part-1/
  153. 153 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/other-signs-part-2/
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    Great post! Thank you for all the different examples.

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