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posted on 22.11.2017, 06:37 authored by Nur Hisham Ibrahim, Dan Wollmering
Signage is one of the methods that been used by designers to create better communication. Signage is an important form of environmental communication that enhances environmental legibility when properly executed and installed. A sign will be useful only it can be clearly seen and understood (Kopec, 2006). Mollerup (2005:9) an academic and designer explains that environmental signs work spatially. He states the information presented on a sign
belongs to and says something about the place of that sign and derives part of its meaning from its location. At the same time it represents its identity. Meanwhile Peters (2005:9) a
design creative notes:

Identity lies at the very core of culture, and it is the key to our understanding of self. Culture encompasses language, traditions, belief, morals, laws, social behaviour, and the art of a community.

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