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Underground Signs

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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 Underground signs. A multitude of signs found in and around subway and metro stations designed to convey an assortment of information in compact and crowded areas. 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).

Metro / Underground signs

Westminster Underground

Westminster Underground [ large preview2 ]
"Westminster underground station." License: All right reserved. Photo taken by Matteo Palazzani3 from Italy.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - westminster-underground4

Art nouveau metro station in Montreal

Art nouveau metro station in Montreal [ large preview5 ]
"Photo of the metro entrance “Square Victoria” in Montreal." Photo taken by Raul Dario Acosta6 from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - art-nouveau-metro-station-in-montreal7

Changing line

Changing line [ large preview8 ]
"Changing line – metro station on Deák square Budapest." Licensed: cc by-nc. Photo taken by Kristóf Jakab15129 from Hungary.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - changing-line10

M as metro

M as metro [ large preview11 ]
"M as metro station is here – metro station on Deák square Budapest." Licensed: cc by-nc. Photo taken by Kristóf Jakab15129 from Hungary.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - m-as-metro13

One station two direction

One station two direction [ large preview14 ]
"One station, two direction, old and new design – metro station on Deák square Budapest – metro station on Deák square Budapest." Licensed: cc by-nc. Photo taken by Kristóf Jakab15129 from Hungary.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - one-station-two-direction16

Chicago Metro Station2

Chicago Metro Station2 [ large preview17 ]
"Simple yet intricately elegant work for the metro sign simulating Paris Art Nouveau metal work at the stations in the 1920s." Photo taken by Maiss Razem from Jordan.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - chicago-metro-station218

Tehran metro exit

Tehran metro exit [ large preview19 ]
"Tehran Metro Bi-Language Exit Sign." Photo taken by Arash Haji Vaziri from Iran.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - tehran-metro-exit20

Quo vadis Moskva

Quo vadis Moskva [ large preview21 ]
"Metro information system, Moscow." Photo taken by Lisa Veverka22 from Austria.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - quo-vadis-moskva23

Metro sign in paris

Metro sign in paris [ large preview24 ]
"A public subway entrance sign somewhere in Paris." Designed by V.D. Photo from Romania.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - metro-sign-in-paris25

Lisbon Metro Emergency Break

Lisbon Metro Emergency Break [ large preview10126 ]
"Taken on the Lisbon Metro. Construtctivism-like Emergency Break." License: Creative Commons (by nc). Photo taken by Joris Vreeke10227 from Ireland.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - lisbon-metro-emergency-break10328

Underground Sign

Underground Sign [ large preview29 ]
"Classic sign on the London underground. Harrow on the Hill Station." Licensed: Mention/create website link. Photo taken by Josh (Editor)30 from UK.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - underground-sign31

Go underground the subway

Go underground the subway [ large preview32 ]
"There are not too much of subways in Pune, India. But found out a signage of one." Photo taken by Mayur Mutha33 from India.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - go-underground--the-subway34

Handrail signage for blind person

Handrail signage for blind person [ large preview35 ]
"Staircases’ handrails provide information label for blind people in one of the Nagoya’s (Japan) underground. As easy to notice there are braille characters on the left side of the handrail." Licensed: Photo was taken by myself. Photo taken by Piotr Domowicz from Poland.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - handrail-signage-for-blind-person36

Underground mortuary

Underground mortuary [ large preview37 ]
"Taken in a German underground military hospital in Guernsey. I loved the really sinister look to it!" Designed by Henrik Cullen from UK.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - underground-mortuary38

Inspired by the underground

Inspired by the underground [ large preview39 ]
"People walk by the musician. He drums with his eyes closed completely immersed in the music of the city – the rumble of the trams, the stream of cars freed by the green traffic light like the breaking of a dam and the moments of silence between them. People are pale shadows, that vibrate with the rhythm of the city. The beats of his hands synchronize the beating of the heart with the pulse of the city." Designed by Vladimir Rizov from Bulgaria.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - inspired-by-the-underground40

Sunshine Sign

Sunshine Sign [ large preview41 ]
"A sign in the Tokyo underground… I just really wanted to go to Sunshine!" Photo taken by Lee Crutchley42 from England.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - sunshine-sign43

Food on the go

London Underground

London Underground [ large preview9944 ]
"A sign leading into the St. James’s Park Underground station." Photo taken by Jen Mabe from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - london-underground10045

Street Kensigton Subway Station, London

Street Kensigton Subway Station, London [ large preview46 ]
"The repressive metal net above the subway station’s sign is so typical of Britain." Licensed: Creative Commons Attribution License. Photo taken by Dimitar Nikolov from Bulgaria.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - street-kensigton-subway-station-london47

Wrong direction

Wrong direction [ large preview48 ]
"An emergency exit sign on a subway station ground." Photo taken by Chao-ping Chen49 from Taiwan.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - wrong-direction50

Radio City Subway

Radio City Subway [ large preview51 ]
"New York Radio City Music Hall and Subway Type." Photo taken by Matthew Tarran from UK.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - radio-city-subway52

Subway wayfinder

Subway wayfinder [ large preview53 ]
"A way-finder at the central Subway station in Tokyo, Japan." Photo taken by Fumie Wada54 from Japan.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - subway-wayfinder55

Subway Elevator

Subway Elevator [ large preview56 ]
"Elevator signage at a Toronto subway." Photo taken by Kenneth Gerson57 from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - subway-elevator58

Mexico City Auditorio’s Subway Sign

Mexico City Auditorio’s Subway Sign [ large preview10659 ]
"This is a sing in the inside of a Subway in Mexico City." Photo taken by José Arturo García garcía from Mexico City.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - mexico-city-auditorios-subway-sign10760

Vienna Subway Map

Vienna Subway Map [ large preview61 ]
"Vienna Subway Map. I really love the use of Helvetica" Photo taken by Alex Buga62 from Romania.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - vienna-subway-map63

Station Shop

Station Shop [ large preview64 ]
"Please use other door – Station Shop." Photo taken by John Kilpatrick65 from United Kingdom.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - station-shop66

Kiss and ride

Kiss and ride [ large preview67 ]
"Funny signage at the entrance of a High-speed rail station in Taiwan." Licensed: Full Copyright. Photo taken by Arthur Heng68 from Taiwan.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - kiss-and-ride69

Wapping

Wapping [ large preview70 ]
"London Overground Station at Night (Wapping Supergraphics)." Photo taken by Matthew Jeffery from United Kingdom.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - wapping71

Miami Beach

Miami Beach [ large preview72 ]
"Miami Beach lifeguard station." Photo taken by Boris Henriot73 from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - miami-beach74

On the Left

On the Left [ large preview75 ]
"Gas station on the left." Photo taken by Willi willi from Indonesia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - on-the-left76

No Begging

No Begging [ large preview77 ]
"This photo was taken at Leytonstone tube station in August 2010. My baby daughter and I have cycled past this sign on numerous occasions. It made me laugh every time I saw it and I was waiting for the moment to do something with it. This competition gave me the opportunity to show the ridiculous contradiction of those words. My friend Jesica helped me for that." Photo taken by Claire Guilloton78 from UK.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - no-begging79

The High Numbers

The High Numbers [ large preview80 ]
"Pricing in gas station." Designed by Ruben Manuel M Moreno from Portugal.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - the-high-numbers81

Railway Officer’s Parking Space

Railway Officer’s Parking Space [ large preview82 ]
"A railway station that is about to close down and the space infront of the station is for the officers." Licensed: Royalty Free (RF) images. Photo taken by Ellson Yap83 from Singapore.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - railway-officers-parking-space84

Which level ?

Which level ? [ large preview85 ]
"In the beautiful brussel’s station, the sign of elevator is very huge and beautiful lighting inside, very integrate with modern architecture of the station." Licensed: License (Attribution) free but if it used just notified by Thomas Nicot. Photo taken by nicot86 from France.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - which-level-87

Subway Scratch Off

Subway Scratch Off [ large preview88 ]
"Subway sign for center city Philly @ Market East Station." Photo taken by Carissa Katz89 from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - subway-scratch-off90

Urban Rabbit

Urban Rabbit [ large preview91 ]
"Photo taken in the tube in Paris." Photo taken by Julian Salaun9592 from France.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - urban-rabbit93

Alarme volontaire

Alarme volontaire [ large preview94 ]
"Photo taken in the tube in Paris." Photo taken by Julian Salaun9592 from france.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - alarme-volontaire96

Traditional Signage

Traditional Signage [ large preview97 ]
"A collection of signs in Victoria Tube Station." Photo taken by Charlotte Simpson from UK.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - traditional-signage98

London Underground

London Underground [ large preview9944 ]
"A sign leading into the St. James’s Park Underground station." Photo taken by Jen Mabe from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - london-underground10045

Lisbon Metro Emergency Break

Lisbon Metro Emergency Break [ large preview10126 ]
"Taken on the Lisbon Metro. Construtctivism-like Emergency Break." License: Creative Commons (by nc). Photo taken by Joris Vreeke10227 from Ireland.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - lisbon-metro-emergency-break10328

Lost in Beijing

Lost in Beijing [ large preview104 ]
"Wierds and confusing signs in a station in Beijing." License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/fr/. Photo taken by Thomas Bardin from France.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - lost-in-beijing105

Mexico City Auditorio’s Subway Sign

Mexico City Auditorio’s Subway Sign [ large preview10659 ]
"This is a sing in the inside of a Subway in Mexico City." Photo taken by José Arturo García garcía from Mexico City.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - mexico-city-auditorios-subway-sign10760

Blue Line of Chicago

Blue Line of Chicago [ large preview108 ]
"The signage that help you not to lost the way in CTA Blue Line." Created by Miss Tanida Pupatarapong from Thailand.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - blue-line-of-chicago109

Melbourne subway station

Melbourne subway station [ large preview110 ]
"The sign for a subway station in Melbourne, Australia." Created by Brooke Pitson from Australia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - melbourne-subway-station111

Signal

Signal [ large preview112 ]
"Signal-sign-Brussels-Underground." Created by David Marquie from Belgium.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - signal113

Fire

Fire [ large preview114 ]
"Fire hose nozzle sign Brussels Underground." Created by David Marquie from Belgium.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - fire115

Alarm

Alarm [ large preview116 ]
"SOS sign and device Brussels Underground." Created by David Marquie from Belgium.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - alarm117

subway directions signage

subway directions signage [ large preview118 ]
"Picture was taken in a subway passage in Bucharest; it’s a touch-screen map with irections." Photo taken by Alexandra Haret119 from Romania.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - subway-directions-signage120

Italian Style

Italian Style [ large preview121 ]
"New tunnel in Milan where the construction workers didn’t realize that the signs have different distances to the exits. Therefore some smart/lazy guy, just taped new numbers over the orignial ones, italian style." Photo taken by Fabian Rauch122 from Austria.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - italian-style123

Tube vienna

Tube vienna [ large preview124 ]
"The photo was taken in a tube in vienna." Photo taken by David Graesser125 from Germany.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - tube-vienna126

Cellphone off signage

Cellphone off signage [ large preview127 ]
"Photo of signage located within a subway train in Tokyo, Japan." Photo taken by Paul Thompson from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - cellphone-off-signage128

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/westminster-underground/full_westminster-station.jpg
  3. 3 http://www.palastar.it
  4. 4 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/westminster-underground/full_westminster-station.jpg
  5. 5 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/art-nouveau-metro-station-in-montreal/full_art-nouveau-metro-station-in-montreal.jpg
  6. 6 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rauldario/
  7. 7 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/art-nouveau-metro-station-in-montreal/full_art-nouveau-metro-station-in-montreal.jpg
  8. 8 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/changing-line/full_changing_line.jpg
  9. 9 http://charisz.tumblr.com/
  10. 10 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/changing-line/full_changing_line.jpg
  11. 11 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/m-as-metro/full_m_as_metro.jpg
  12. 12 http://charisz.tumblr.com/
  13. 13 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/m-as-metro/full_m_as_metro.jpg
  14. 14 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/one-station-two-direction/full_one_station_two_direction.jpg
  15. 15 http://charisz.tumblr.com/
  16. 16 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/one-station-two-direction/full_one_station_two_direction.jpg
  17. 17 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/chicago-metro-station2/full_chicago-metro-station2.jpg
  18. 18 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/chicago-metro-station2/full_chicago-metro-station2.jpg
  19. 19 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/tehran-metro-exit/full_03_tehran_metro_exit.jpg
  20. 20 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/tehran-metro-exit/full_03_tehran_metro_exit.jpg
  21. 21 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/quo-vadis-moskva/full_quo-vadis-moskva.jpg
  22. 22 http://www.kamchatka.cc
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  26. 26 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/lisbon-metro-emergency-break/full_lisbon-metro-emergency-break.jpg
  27. 27 http://www.jorisvreeke.com
  28. 28 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/lisbon-metro-emergency-break/full_lisbon-metro-emergency-break.jpg
  29. 29 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/underground-sign/full_undergroundsign.jpg
  30. 30 http://jooedo.com
  31. 31 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/underground-sign/full_undergroundsign.jpg
  32. 32 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/go-underground--the-subway/full_go-underground--the-subway.jpg
  33. 33 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mayurmutha
  34. 34 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/go-underground--the-subway/full_go-underground--the-subway.jpg
  35. 35 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/handrail-signage-for-blind-person/full_nagoya-undeground-mall-handrail-label-for-blind.jpg
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  37. 37 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/underground-mortuary/full_underground-mortuary.jpg
  38. 38 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/underground-mortuary/full_underground-mortuary.jpg
  39. 39 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/inspired-by-the-underground/full_inspired-by-the-underground.jpg
  40. 40 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/inspired-by-the-underground/full_inspired-by-the-underground.jpg
  41. 41 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/sunshine-sign/full_sunshine-sign.jpg
  42. 42 http://quoteskine.tumblr.com
  43. 43 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/sunshine-sign/full_sunshine-sign.jpg
  44. 44 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/london-underground/full_london_underground.jpg
  45. 45 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/london-underground/full_london_underground.jpg
  46. 46 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/street-kensigton-subway-station-london/full_subway-sign-london-united-kingdom.jpg
  47. 47 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/street-kensigton-subway-station-london/full_subway-sign-london-united-kingdom.jpg
  48. 48 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/wrong-direction/full_wrong-direction.jpg
  49. 49 http://picasaweb.google.com/chensssssssss
  50. 50 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/wrong-direction/full_wrong-direction.jpg
  51. 51 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/radio-city-subway/full_radio-city-and-subway-(new-york).jpg
  52. 52 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/radio-city-subway/full_radio-city-and-subway-(new-york).jpg
  53. 53 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/subway-wayfinder/full_subway-wayfinder.jpg
  54. 54 http://www.flickr.com/photos/52753865@N03/4912593395/in/set-72157624649007233/
  55. 55 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/subway-wayfinder/full_subway-wayfinder.jpg
  56. 56 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/subway-elevator/full_subway-elevator.jpg
  57. 57 http://www.gersongraphics.com
  58. 58 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/subway-elevator/full_subway-elevator.jpg
  59. 59 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/mexico-city-auditorios-subway-sign/full_mexicocity-subway-sign.jpg
  60. 60 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/mexico-city-auditorios-subway-sign/full_mexicocity-subway-sign.jpg
  61. 61 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/vienna-subway-map/full_vienna-subway-map.jpg
  62. 62 http://www.alexbuga.com
  63. 63 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/vienna-subway-map/full_vienna-subway-map.jpg
  64. 64 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/station-shop/full_station-shop.jpg
  65. 65 http://www.cola-b.com
  66. 66 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/station-shop/full_station-shop.jpg
  67. 67 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/kiss-and-ride/full_kiss_and_ride.jpg
  68. 68 http://www.arthurheng.com
  69. 69 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/kiss-and-ride/full_kiss_and_ride.jpg
  70. 70 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/wapping/full_wapping.jpg
  71. 71 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/wapping/full_wapping.jpg
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  73. 73 http://www.meandfrenchie.com
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  86. 86 http://www.thomasnicot.com
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  89. 89 http://www.carissakatzdesign.com
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  91. 91 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/urban-rabbit/full_urban-rabbit.jpg
  92. 92 http://www.lemonsquash.org
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  95. 95 http://www.lemonsquash.org
  96. 96 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/alarme-volontaire/full_alarme-volontaire.jpg
  97. 97 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/traditional-signage/full_traditional-signage.jpg
  98. 98 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/traditional-signage/full_traditional-signage.jpg
  99. 99 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/london-underground/full_london_underground.jpg
  100. 100 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/london-underground/full_london_underground.jpg
  101. 101 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/signs/lisbon-metro-emergency-break/full_lisbon-metro-emergency-break.jpg
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