A study on way-finding information design of Seoul metropolitan subway -Focused on Bus transfer information-

• Journal title : Journal of Digital Convergence
• Volume 14, Issue 7,  2016, pp.425-430
• Publisher : The Society of Digital Policy and Management
• DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2016.14.7.425
Title & Authors
A study on way-finding information design of Seoul metropolitan subway -Focused on Bus transfer information-
Yun, So-Hee; Kim, Seung-In;

Abstract
This study is to improve the design of bus transfer information that can be substantially used. This study has been processed using the following steps. First, I tried to define the information design and way-finding information design. Secondly, I have researched several case studies, and considered solutions. Finally, I evaluated way-finding maps through pair-wise comparisons, and drew needs through an interview. As the result of this research, there were some problems in font size, improper space between letters and non-consistent information. To solve these problems, the information has to be clear using easy symbols to be well-recognized by citizens. Also, the font size needs to be decided by a calculation of minimum legible size of letters. Lastly, a value contrast between a background color and a letter color needs to be applied more than 70 percent for better visibility. The study is expected to be used as a reference which helps informational design to be developed.
Keywords
Seoul metropolitan subway;Way-finding;Way-finding design;Information design;Bus transfer information;
Language
Korean
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