Those emotionally intelligent signs keep pouring in to the Pink Blog. Below are four from the last few weeks that our elves especially liked.

Clare Conroy offers a nice example from a JB Hi-Fi store in Canberra, Australia, of how to use signage to empathize with guests and change the experience of being in a space:

Federico Sfrégola of Buenos Aires sends our first spray-painted sign, which he saw in Rosario, Argentina. It’s not exactly empathetic, but it is emotional and, no doubt, effective. Translation: No parking please. Beware! I have more paint.

Driving the streets of Morristown, New Jersey, Michele Russo found this one, which instructs drivers how to pass a Stanley Foam truck:

And Jay Kim, a systems engineer at NASA, shares how one teacher tried to limit student texting in her classroom:

4 Responses to “From Argentina to New Jersey, 4 more emotionally intelligent signs”

  1. I like the one about texting. I think the smiley face at the end makes it “cute” and not “mean.” 🙂

    With Gratitude,


  2. Lovely…thanks
    I was once organising a signing conference in Sydney called “Where Am I?”

    Happy Xmas and a sensational 2012…The Chinese Year of the Dragon and it will be much celebrated in our quarter of the world.

    Jenny Towndrow

  3. Rohan says:

    Haha. Nice one, Dan.

    I wish you used Disqus for your commenting system.

    I’m always hesitant to comment. But I had to do so for this one. Loved the truck sign!

  4. Darin Schmidt says:

    I like the truck. I saw a similar one: passing side and suicide.