Tag Archives: wayfinding

Reading trees along the way

Trees along the way are signs that everything will be all right, even though you know everything will not be all right because everything is everything that is and isn’t right. But as the trees and miles multiply, the signs … Continue reading

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Turn left on Geneva Avenue. 30 days of biking, #6

Here’s the thing about a lot of so-called landmarks—the Eiffel Tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Angkor Wat, the Empire State Building—they aren’t anywhere near central Illinois. This can be a problem if you want to include one or more … Continue reading

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Wayfinding #2. 30 days of biking, #19

Found a new sign near the top of the Rock Island Greenway bridge over Knoxville Avenue. A sign featuring a single word: Love. Unfortunately, the sign fails as a wayfinding aid on many levels. Legibiliity: The letters are arrayed against … Continue reading

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