A Brief History of the Exit Sign | ARTiculations

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Sources and Further Reading:
ISO 7010: https://www.iso.org/standard/54432.html
The Big Red Word vs. the Little Green Man: http://www.slate.com/articles/life/signs/2010/03/the_big_red_word_vs_the_little_green_man.html
The Psychology Of Colour In Safety Signs And Signals: http://www.whatispsychology.biz/psychology-colour-safety-signs-00059
Exit Signs are Going Green: http://www.icsenggroup.com/exit-signs.shtml

General Exit Sign in Hong Kong by Wing1990hk – CC BY 3.0 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:General_Exit_Sign_in_Hong_Kong.jpg
Warnow tunnel in Rostock, Germany by Niteshift – CC BY 3.0 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rostock_Warnowtunnel_2008-09-13_006a.jpg
Exit sign over staircases at Blue Bay Hotel in Netanya, Israel by James Emery – CC BY 2.0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/494378799
Paris by jimmyweee – CC BY 2.0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/jimmyg/6552239149/
Open doors day of Bubenečský tunel by ŠJů – CC BY 4.0 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DOD_Bubene%C4%8Dsk%C3%BD_tunel_2014,_sm%C4%9Brovky_k_nouzov%C3%BDm_v%C3%BDchod%C5%AFm.jpg
Burlington Coat Factory left Walmart’s fire exit signs by Random Retail – CC BY 2.0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/walmart3/9565835120
Glass exit sign at LA Cathedral by Alton – CC BY 3.0 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Glass_exit_sign.jpg
Flaticons by Freepik (freepik.com), Icomoon (icomoon.io), and Egor Rumyantsev (behance.net/pio-5) via www.flaticon.com

Background Inspirational by Nazar Rybak – CC BY 3.0 https://www.hooksounds.com/royalty-free-music/background-inspirational/212364/

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