13: Bread schedule at a bakery in Kyoto: Endearingly
ingenious, to remind us that magnets and stickers can be more efficient than
article for AXIS magazine, tokyo:
issue 5/6, may/june 2000
there, getting things", on interface design
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8: In its central station, San Francisco's MUNI
has introduced a status display for its subway car positions: Hopefully, this
is still just a test. How can users possibly relate the tunnel diagram to
the map underneath, which is differently simplified?
9: Kyoto's well-working system to indicate approaching
buses: This electromechanic approach seems more appropriate than a screen
10: A display "in test", found in May 1998 in
the Tokyo subway. It shows the positions of the last trains in the entire
system, 2 years before and better than San Francisco. (But why the diagonal
non-changing diagrams need to show the entire process, but also allow us to
compare all steps at once: Printed media can also be interactive.
Displaying your train's position within your subway car has become a very helpful
classic since about 10 years.
12: Shinkansen destination chart: When the entire
itinerary is displayed consistently, it is interesting how the intervals between
cities seem to represent different distances and travel time.
In this bicycle storage, understanding the process of storing also becomes understanding
how to retrieve your bicycle, by reverting the process.
Emergency diagrams offer a range of appropriate reactions to different kinds