Guiding the pedestrian to a point of distraction

MetaDesign London’s signage for Bristol city centre is not good (DW 10 July). A good fingerpost has the direction arrow adjacent to the label.

MetaDesign London’s signage for Bristol city centre is not good (DW 10 July).

A good fingerpost has the direction arrow adjacent to the label. A big gap between the arrow and the label is like having a big gap in a sentence – the reader is likely to lose his place as he scans along the line.

Peter Howell

Freelance digital designer

Halesowen B63 1BQ

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