The Design of Everyday Interfaces – 5 (A humorous signifier)

by krishnamoorthyb

Part 5 of the series on the design of everyday interfaces.

This is a signpost that I saw at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The signpost purpose is to convey a message – Go Slow.    At first glace, I assumed that someone had erased the digit to the left of the zero. On close examination, I was not so sure. Maybe someone wanted to be very clear with the message…



I am posting this symbol for its ability to bring a smile to your face.  This is not reflective of the campus. The campus is one of the best in the country and ranked among the top  500 universities in the world.

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