Developing signage and orientation systems for the visually impaired and blind presents great challenges for designers and planners. What is accessibility and for whom are accessible signage and orientation systems needed? What’s the most expedient way to develop accessible signage systems without completely neglecting the aesthetics of the design? I will use both theory and concrete solutions to answer those questions.
Accessible signage for the visually impaired and blind
Anne Hofmann is a designer, who lives and works in Vienna, Austria. She was born in Dresden, Germany, in 1984. In 2014 she passed her BA in Communication Design at FH Potsdam. Since 2013 she has worked with buero bauer, specializing in corporate design, book design and barrier-free guidance systems.