Legibility & Recognition of Signs for Train Station

철도역 사인의 가독성과 픽토그램의 인지성 증대에 관한 연구

  • 한석우 (철도전문대학원 철도문화디자인학과) ;
  • 진미자 (철도전문대학원 철도문화디자인학과)
  • Published : 2003.03.01

Abstract

Railway sign(graphic sign, diagraphics) designs require good recognition with universality to transmit accurate and speedy information as they connect people around the station and other transport systems. An important point of signs is how to design and deliver the contents to the viewers as a communication service tools. It needs to establish design guidelines with standardization and unified system to show their contents and images clearly like common language with visuality, attractivity and generality. These requisites are important for both aesthetics legibility and unified standards to maximize the effectiveness of pictograms for the use of the general public, who require systematic suggestion and management.

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