Thursday, November 12, 2009

Invisible Braille Palimpsest

How do you navigate the Red or Green line if you're (color) blind or visually impaired? One map in the Metro Center station addresses this problem by superimposing Braille inscriptions on top of the "regular" map. Note the raised dots over the names of stations, and patterns of raised shapes to "translate" the color of each line.

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