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Street and Wayfinding Signs Part 4

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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 Palazzani14 from Italy.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - make-your-choice15

Havre Fecamp

Havre Fecamp [ large preview16 ]
"Public signage near Havre and Fecamp cities." Photo taken by NUnub from France.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - havre-fecamp17

Oulu university signage

Oulu university signage [ large preview18 ]
"University way-finding signage in Oulu University, Finland." License: License (Creative Commons). Photo taken by Julia Birks19 from Australia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - oulu-university-signage20

Chitradurga-Fort

Chitradurga-Fort [ large preview21 ]
"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-fort22

Signal in corner

Signal in corner [ large preview23 ]
"Hiden signals in a corner." Created by Carla Tomé from Spain.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - signal-in-corner24

Canadian Weather Sineage

Canadian Weather Sineage [ large preview25 ]
"Taken in Ottawa, ON on the way to church after an ice storm." Photo taken by Allan Descheneau26 from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - canadian-weather-sineage27

Grunge Typo Costa Rica 2

Grunge Typo Costa Rica 2 [ large preview28 ]
"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 Amersfoort3229 from Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - grunge-typo-costa-rica-230

Grunge Typo Costa Rica 3

Grunge Typo Costa Rica 3 [ large preview31 ]
"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 Amersfoort3229 from Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - grunge-typo-costa-rica-333

Tuscany directions

Tuscany directions [ large preview34 ]
"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-directions35

London eye

London eye [ large preview36 ]
"Information board London eye." Photo taken by Preben37 from United Kingdom.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - london-eye38

London NewYork

London NewYork [ large preview39 ]
"Cycle from London to New York." Photo taken by Preben40 from United Kingdom.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - london-newyork41

Malcom X blvd

Malcom X blvd [ large preview42 ]
"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-blvd43

Silence is all

Silence is all [ large preview44 ]
"Taken the day before Obama’s Inauguration in January 2009." Photo taken by Maria Florencia Carrera45 from Argentina.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - silence-is-all46

Signpost

Signpost [ large preview47 ]
"Signpost bungalowpark in Germany." Licensed: Free. Photo taken by Cleiren5148 from Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - signpost49

Trail sign

Trail sign [ large preview50 ]
"Trial Sign Germany." Licensed: Free. Photo taken by Cleiren5148 from Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - trail-sign52

Factory sign

Factory sign [ large preview53 ]
"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-sign54

Exit expo shanghai

Exit expo shanghai [ large preview55 ]
"Exit Expo Shanghai 2010." Photo taken by Vasovic from France.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - exit-expo-shanghai56

Dubai Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) Walk Buildings signage

Dubai Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) Walk Buildings signage [ large preview57 ]
"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 Marwan58 from UAE.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - dubai-jumeirah-beach-residence-(jbr)-walk---buildings-signage59

Escaping Flatland in Japan

Escaping Flatland in Japan [ large preview60 ]
"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 Issa61 from Japan.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - escaping-flatland-in-japan62

From Here…

From Here… [ large preview63 ]
"A wooden directional sign in Haleiwa, HI." Photo taken by Freddy Debebar64 from Hawaii, USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - from-here65

Media Centre for JARF 2010 at Leuweunggede

Media Centre for JARF 2010 at Leuweunggede [ large preview66 ]
"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-leuweunggede67

Saadabaad palace

Saadabaad palace [ large preview68 ]
"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-palace69

Manufaktura guideposts

Manufaktura guideposts [ large preview70 ]
"Interesting design of guideposts inside Manufaktura’s square." Photo taken by Wojciech Jachowicz71 from Poland.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - manufaktura-guideposts72

Decisons, Decisions

Decisons, Decisions [ large preview73 ]
"Signage in Chicago, IL." Licensed: Lisa and Camera. Photo taken by Lisa Finholm from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - decisons-decisions74

Mountain Distance Indicator

Mountain Distance Indicator [ large preview75 ]
"Mountain Distance Indicator in Bandarban, Bangladesh." Created by Md. Akhlas Uddin from Bangladesh.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - mountain-distance-indicator76

BPTGJDP

BPTGJDP [ large preview77 ]
"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 - bptgjdp78

Protesta Peatonal

Protesta Peatonal [ large preview79 ]
"Added text for a name of a street." Photo taken by Luis M. Braganza B. from Argentina.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - protesta-peatonal80

Sing on the sidewalk

Sing on the sidewalk [ large preview81 ]
"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-sidewalk82

Multi directional bus stop

Multi directional bus stop [ large preview83 ]
"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-stop84

International Tree of Direction

International Tree of Direction [ large preview85 ]
"A sign Showing San Diego’s sister cities." Photo taken by Steven Boepple from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - international-tree-of-direction86

Puta

Puta [ large preview87 ]
"Puta (Bitch) signal in Denia (Spain)." Photo taken by Pablo Martinez from Spain.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - puta88

Wacky Huka Prawn Park Signboard

Wacky Huka Prawn Park Signboard [ large preview89 ]
"Direction board at Huka Prawn Park, New Zealand with sense of humour." Photo taken by Donna Harapan90 from Australia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - wacky-huka-prawn-park-signboard91

Hard rock cafe

Hard rock cafe [ large preview92 ]
"Heading to Hard Rock cafe in Catania Italy." Created by Bogdan Attila from Romania.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - hard-rock-cafe93

Walk the Southampton walls

Walk the Southampton walls [ large preview94 ]
"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-walls95

You are here signage

You are here signage [ large preview96 ]
"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-signage97

The Drop To Indonesia

The Drop To Indonesia [ large preview98 ]
"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-indonesia99

Contemporary Stone Age Signage

Contemporary Stone Age Signage [ large preview100 ]
"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-signage101

Information

Information [ large preview102 ]
"Signage in Chicago, IL." Licensed: Lisa and Camera. Photo taken by Lisa Finholm from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - information103

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/
  2. 2 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/natural-and-simple/full_natural-and-simple.jpg
  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
  9. 9 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/machupicchu/full_machupicchu.jpg
  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
  12. 12 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/sign-in-the-mountains/full_sign-in-the-mountains.jpg
  13. 13 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/make-your-choice/full_make-your-choice.jpg
  14. 14 http://www.palastar.it
  15. 15 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/make-your-choice/full_make-your-choice.jpg
  16. 16 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/havre-fecamp/full_havre-fecamp.jpg
  17. 17 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/havre-fecamp/full_havre-fecamp.jpg
  18. 18 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/oulu-university-signage/full_oulu-university-signage.jpg
  19. 19 http://www.iatebrisbane.com
  20. 20 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/oulu-university-signage/full_oulu-university-signage.jpg
  21. 21 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/chitradurga-fort/full_chitradurga-fort.jpg
  22. 22 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/chitradurga-fort/full_chitradurga-fort.jpg
  23. 23 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/signal-in-corner/full_signal-in-corner.jpg
  24. 24 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/signal-in-corner/full_signal-in-corner.jpg
  25. 25 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/canadian-weather-sineage/full_canadian-weather-signage.jpg
  26. 26 http://picasaweb.google.com/Pastor.Allan/
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  28. 28 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/grunge-typo-costa-rica-2/full_grunge-typo-costa-rica-2.jpg
  29. 29 http://www.van-amersfoort.com
  30. 30 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/grunge-typo-costa-rica-2/full_grunge-typo-costa-rica-2.jpg
  31. 31 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/grunge-typo-costa-rica-3/full_grunge-typo-costa-rica-3.jpg
  32. 32 http://www.van-amersfoort.com
  33. 33 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/grunge-typo-costa-rica-3/full_grunge-typo-costa-rica-3.jpg
  34. 34 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/tuscany-directions/full_tuscany-directions.jpg
  35. 35 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/tuscany-directions/full_tuscany-directions.jpg
  36. 36 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/london-eye/full_information-londoneye.jpg
  37. 37 http://picasaweb.google.com/106425455480084630212/Waterloo201002#5497280946192638898
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  39. 39 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/london-newyork/full_cycling-london-newyork.jpg
  40. 40 http://picasaweb.google.com/106425455480084630212/Waterloo201002#5497270828692787138
  41. 41 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/london-newyork/full_cycling-london-newyork.jpg
  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/malcom-x-blvd/full_malcomxblvd.jpg
  44. 44 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/silence-is-all/full_silence-is-all.jpg
  45. 45 http://www.flickr.com/photos/florc32
  46. 46 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/silence-is-all/full_silence-is-all.jpg
  47. 47 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/signpost/full_signpost.jpg
  48. 48 http://www.cleiren.nl
  49. 49 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/signpost/full_signpost.jpg
  50. 50 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/trail-sign/full_trail-sign.jpg
  51. 51 http://www.cleiren.nl
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  53. 53 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/factory-sign/full_factory-sign.jpg
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  55. 55 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/exit-expo-shanghai/full_exit-expo-shanghai.jpg
  56. 56 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/exit-expo-shanghai/full_exit-expo-shanghai.jpg
  57. 57 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/dubai-jumeirah-beach-residence-(jbr)-walk---buildings-signage/full_dubai-jumeirah-beach-residence.jpg
  58. 58 http://www.facebook.com/anas.marwan
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  60. 60 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/escaping-flatland-in-japan/full_escaping-flatland-in-japan.jpg
  61. 61 http://www.davidissa.com
  62. 62 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/escaping-flatland-in-japan/full_escaping-flatland-in-japan.jpg
  63. 63 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/from-here/full_haleiwadirectionsign.jpg
  64. 64 http://www.twitter.com/PulsarFlash
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  66. 66 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/media-centre-for-jarf-2010-at-leuweunggede/full_media-centre-jarf2010-sign.jpg
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  68. 68 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/saadabaad-palace/full_02_saadabaad_palace.jpg
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  71. 71 http://www.jachowi.cz
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  95. 95 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/walk-the-southampton-walls/full_walk-the-southampton-walls.jpg
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  97. 97 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/you-are-here-signage/full_you-are-here-signage.jpg
  98. 98 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/the-drop-to-indonesia/full_thedroptoindonesia.jpg
  99. 99 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/the-drop-to-indonesia/full_thedroptoindonesia.jpg
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  103. 103 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/information/full_information.jpg
  104. 104 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/abstract-and-weird-signs-part-1/
  105. 105 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/abstract-and-weird-signs-part-2/
  106. 106 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/advertising-and-promotional-signs-part-1/
  107. 107 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/advertising-branding-and-promotional-signs-part-2/
  108. 108 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/corporate-logos-and-brand-signs/
  109. 109 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/forbidden-signs-part-1/
  110. 110 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/forbidden-signs-part-2/
  111. 111 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/funny-clever-original-signs-part-1/
  112. 112 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/funny-clever-original-signs-part-2/
  113. 113 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/funny-clever-original-signs-part-3/
  114. 114 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/graffiti-and-hand-written-signs-part-1/
  115. 115 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/graffiti-and-hand-written-signs-part-2/
  116. 116 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/hotel-and-restaurant-signs-part-1/
  117. 117 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/hotel-and-restaurant-signs-part-2/
  118. 118 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/hotel-and-restaurant-signs-part-3/
  119. 119 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/information-and-instructional-signs-part-1/
  120. 120 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/information-and-instructional-signs-part-2/
  121. 121 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/library-signs/
  122. 122 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/monument-and-memorial-signs/
  123. 123 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/museum-signs-part-1/
  124. 124 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/museum-signs-part-2/
  125. 125 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/public-and-state-building-signs-part-1/
  126. 126 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/public-and-state-building-signs-part-2/
  127. 127 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-1/
  128. 128 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-2/
  129. 129 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-3/
  130. 130 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-4/
  131. 131 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/road-and-street-signs-part-5/
  132. 132 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/school-and-park-signs/
  133. 133 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/shop-and-store-signs-part-1/
  134. 134 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/shop-and-store-signs-part-2/
  135. 135 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/shop-and-store-signs-part-3/
  136. 136 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/street-and-wayfinding-signs-part-1/
  137. 137 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/street-and-wayfinding-signs-part-2/
  138. 138 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/street-and-wayfinding-signs-part-3/
  139. 139 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/street-and-wayfinding-signs-part-4/
  140. 140 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/train-and-airport-signs-part-1/
  141. 141 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/train-and-airport-signs-part-2/
  142. 142 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/underground-signs/
  143. 143 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-1/
  144. 144 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-2/
  145. 145 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-3/
  146. 146 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-4/
  147. 147 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/warning-and-danger-signs-part-5/
  148. 148 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wayfinding-in-buildings-signs-part-1/
  149. 149 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wayfinding-in-buildings-signs-part-2/
  150. 150 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wc-and-restroom-signs-part-1/
  151. 151 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wc-and-restroom-signs-part-2/
  152. 152 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/welcome-signs/
  153. 153 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/other-signs-part-1/
  154. 154 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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