Scholars often write about the legibility of signs based on the characteristics of the sign and its surrounds. However, what is most fundamental in this equation is the sign users, those who see the sign, interpret its meaning, and utilize it as a wayfinding or decision-making aid. In this issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding, featured authors seek to understand the role of user interpretation in the legibility equation.

Published: 2019-08-01