First issued in Directions 40
Think in broader terms
It is too easy to think of signs in terms of directional indicators or information boards and we should remind ourselves that the dictionary defines a sign as ‘a gesture expressing a meaning, a signal, a mark with a meaning, a symbol, an emblem’ and so on... If we think in these broader terms then it is easier to make designs more accessible to a wider range of people and that includes people with disabilities.
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