People Interact

Blog about people-centered design by Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas.

Usability of Signage

There’s the argument that if something is well-designed, there’s no need for signage. Let’s leave that conversation/debate for another day (post). What we can agree on is that signage is everywhere and if we’re going to use signage, how can we make signage more user-friendly?

resume help is now held in information commons

What do you think of this sign? There’s minimal text and the font size is large. What’s missing though? We would suggest stating where the information commons is. Yes, it’s a few more words, but it would make things more clear. Suggestion: “Resume help (Thursdays 5PM and Saturdays 1PM) is now held in the Information Commons on the 1st Floor.”

a lot of signage

This is a lot of signage, it’s kind of overwhelming. Our guess is that a lot of people get lost, confused, and ask a lot of directional questions, so the employees/staff thought that putting up signage would help. What do you think? Does it help?


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