Universal Design Symbols

Fifty four symbols released today provide health care leaders and the professional design community with an international standard system of wayfinding signs that's easier to comprehend, no matter the language or reading level. EPS vector art download is available now at www.UltimateSymbol.com

 ...sorely needed navigation tools for architectural signs in hospitals and clinics offering essential services to visitors with LEP (Limited English Proficiency)... 

Stony Point, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2010 -- Universal Symbols in Health Care(TM) is a new international standard symbol system that is the result of an 8-year development program. This is the most extensively researched and tested group of symbols for this subject in existence today.

Universal Symbols in Health Care: Special Edition
Universal Symbols in Health Care: Special Edition

With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this collaborative development program was led by Hablamos Juntos (We Speak Together) and the SEGD (Society of Environmental Graphic Design), and involved independent researchers, four design school teams (Cincinnati Univ., California Polytechnic, Iowa State Univ., and Kent State Univ.), and several groups of design professionals. Final symbol designs were completed in April 2010 by international symbols expert and designer Mies Hora, Creative Director and President of Ultimate Symbol. An article with the complete project history and credits is available online.

"Universal Symbols in Health Care: Special Edition provides sorely needed navigation tools for architectural signs in hospitals and clinics offering essential services to visitors with LEP (Limited English Proficiency) as well as those with limited literacy," stated Mies Hora. The Special Edition download package announced today by Ultimate Symbol has an addendum of 42 symbols including relevant Public Services, Information, Regulations and Warnings. Users can easily browse and download the entire volume or single images directly from Ultimate Symbol.

About Ultimate Symbol

Ultimate Symbol is a publisher of digital content for design, graphic arts, publishing, sign making, and corporate communications professionals. The Ultimate Symbol Collection is a comprehensive, well-organized, utilitarian, and meticulously drawn suite of royalty-free visual reference materials designed to meet the needs of serious, discerning designers worldwide. Based near New York City, Ultimate Symbol was founded in 1992 and is privately held,

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