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Looking Seeing Finding – or not…

Today whilst walking around near my hotel I noticed the different way showing/finding or directions for action, signs that were available within the everyday. As I looked at them I was thinking about what is the difference between marks/signs that are there to tell us how to go, where to go or what to do? And, how do these relate to the wayfinding marks of the Camino. They are all graphic marks and they sometimes include words. They are the same colours (prominent use of yellow and blue) and placed along the path that you want people to take. As I thought about this, I started to think it is about intention of/for use that creates the non-representational similarities and differences…