Friday, January 23, 2009

Badly Designed Signs on Chicago's Transit System

Most of the signage, notices and other items posted by CTA are so poorly "designed," they're laughable if not difficult to comprehend. Indeed, on some of them, if you removed the words (or didn't understand English) they'd be quite baffling.

When I look at them, I imagine what some of them should say if I were asked to interpret the visuals. Here's a good example (I've Photoshopped the original to show what my version would say):

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Thursday, January 22, 2009

What Balloons Do for Fun?

I thought one of them was going to pop, until I saw the manufacturer's name at the end.

Thursday, January 15, 2009


This alone should be reason enough to not have to go to work today: