Friday, October 16, 2009

Singapore Unique Signage?

They said good template can stand the test of time. This sign template unique to Singapore has been around as long as I can remember.


They are four languages imprinted in red wording on white background. This design has been around as long as I can remember.

8 Comments:

khengsiong said...

Maybe Switzerland has similar signage in German, French and Italian.

One of the signs I remember well is the 'no trespassing' sign, which shows a man pointing gun at the trespasser. (Will try to take picture if I spot one.) Does the property owner has the right to shoot at trespasser?

LEon said...

@Khengsiong
actually this sign is used at construction sites to tell people to keep out as it will be dangerous. I hardly see any no trespassing sign in SG except military area.

In Malaysia the common sign I see is AWAS.

[SK] said...

actually i admire SG in that they keep 4 languages in sign boards and announcements most of the time.. unlike malaysia, you will hardly see chinese and not to mention tamil..

LEon said...

@SK
That is one of the reason why such sign template is relevant till today in Singapore.

Zhu said...

Four languages... wow! Canada can barely keep up with two!

LEon said...

@Zhu
Not all of us can read all four languages but it is for conveniences for the four different races in Singapore. Majority can understand 2 languages at least tho. :)

Landscapers Brisbane said...

I hardly see any no trespassing sign in SG except military area.

LEon said...

You can see this signage at Construction sites. It's very common in SG.