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Friday, February 3, 2012

The Delicate Art of Helping Tourists Navigate Cities

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The Atlantic runs an article on "Urban Wayfinding," the process of making signs and other visual clues to help outsiders get around dense urban centers:

“It’s like IKEAs,” Labouvie says. “Part of it is they want you to get lost, because then you can find out what you want, or what you don’t want, but then they always give you cues to getting back to the main path."

Steve Clowney

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