article for AXIS magazine, tokyo:
issue 5/6, may/june 2000
feature "getting there, getting things", on interface design
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Guiding people and traffic
Signage at eye-height
16: After maybe a century of public transport, San Francisco just introduced a color-coding system that is useable (so far only at its central Embarcadero Station), including palpable embossed symbols and braille.
17: However, people who see will be more confused than the blind: Right at the entrance, MUNI's previous attempt at color-coding is still in use. A world design metropole having a consistency problem with only 5 lines?