Directional Sign Outdoors

 

When people talk about directional signs, the first thing that may pop into your head is a post that has a number of arrows on it, telling you which direction to go to get to a particular place. This actually IS a directional sign, but only one of many that can be found in a lot of places. Directional signs can actually be found in many places and in many forms.

 

One thing all directional signs have in common is the arrow. Directional arrows are essential to these signs since these are what point people in the right direction. After all, directional signs are used to do just that – point people in the right direction.

Indoor Directional Sign

 

The arrows you will see on these signs can point up, left or right. Sometimes a down arrow or diagonal arrow is used when the person needs to go up or down a flight of stairs to get to their destination. Sometimes, a curving arrow is also used if a person needs to take a turn in the direction they are heading to get to where they want to go.


Some of the most common places you can see directional signs being used include airports, bus stations, train stations, and office buildings. These signs can also be seen in hotels, resorts, hospitals and schools. These signs are, in fact, seen in almost any place where people may need directions to find a place they need to get to.

Directional Signs

Signs that show people where to go can also be seen alongside roads, on marked trails, on bike paths and in town centers. These signs are literally everywhere since people do need to know where to go without having to ask a person for directions. These signs are put up to help people find their way around since it is highly likely that they may not find someone on the road or in a facility that can tell them what direction to take to get them to where they want to go.

Directional signs don’t necessarily have to be on a post for it to be called as such. Directional signs do come in many shapes, sizes and mounting options. In airports, you can find directional signs that are either hanging overhead, posted on walls or mounted on floor display units. In bus stations and train stations, the same variants can be seen.

In schools, hospitals and hotels, wall-mounted directional signs are often used. These are often mounted on walls on every floor and hallway of these buildings. These signs indicate the directions one needs to take in order to get to certain floors, rooms and facilities in these establishments.