What is signage?
Signage is a tool helping people find their way or provide with information. Signs are dependent of the type and speed of transportation. Signage consists of directional, informational and locational types. A good signage system contains a mix of these types, strategically positioned and consistent along the way.
What is mapmaking?
Mapmaking is a tool helping people to orientate and explore. Some map types are diagrams, bird view and three-dimensions representations of the environment. Depending on the scale and size of the map, a selection of content and highlights is shown. A diagrammatic map helps for a quick understanding, while geographic accuracy provides more detail and information. A good map omits excessive information, simplifies information and preserves richness in details.