This week’s assignment is to find some bad signages. I didn’t have to go far to find bad ones, there are really lots of grosses near me.
I cannot believe that dime is smaller than 5 cents, also all coins don’t have any real number on them. MOREOVER, they have different kinds of pictures on even same kind of the coin. I really believe that people can save about 1 minute a day to count their coins if they have arranged rule for coins.
2. Bus stop
This bus stop sign is not that visible, that is one problem, besides this doesn’t show many things about bus. Where do the bus go to? This stop tells the directions, but for me, it seems to be impossible just to hop on the bus without detailed plans.
This is korean bus stop sign. It shows all the stops that the bus stops by. This sign enables people not to remember all bus paths. More amazing thing is that litte red arrow. There used to be same bus path map regardless of the direction, but an awesome guy started to put that little arrow to point the direction of the bus. What a good sign!
I spend about 12 hours on ITP floor, I don’t know where the room 20 is though… They are not noticeable at all !
4. ITP Locker
I hesitated to choose the locker, I had lots of problems with the locker but I am not sure that same things are also happening to others. ( It is possible that just because I am such an idiot… anyway, good signs can help idiots maybe?) First, previous owner didn’t clear up the locker, there were so many stuffs inside, so I had to wait about 2 weeks. Now, I sometimes keep trying to unlock the locker which is not mine. On halloween party day, strap of my backpack was stuck inside of the locker right under mine. I wanted to go home but I couldn’t take my backpack! Amik suggested me to cut the lock, but I cut my strap instead. Then, I thought that it would be better to have names on the locker.
I tried to find the person of locker under mine.. but my pathetic try failed.
Therefore, I thought new way of labeling our lockers. I am not sure this is the best way, and I am also worried about ruining people’s joy to customize their lockers. That’s why I tried to make this new sign variable (such as fonts, size or color..)