SymbolA symbol can be a picture or a particularmark that represents something byassociation
Early man made symbolicmarks on the walls of cavesPaleolithic ArtCave, Lascaux, France
What is a “Universal Symbol”?A universal symbol is understood all over theworld regardless of culture.A smile or frown is clearly understood by a remotetribe living in the jungle of South America as it isby a person in the United States.
Discuss and ReportWhat is the difference be between alogo and a universal symbol ?
Discuss and ReportWhat do most all universal symbols have in common?
Effective Symbol Qualities Simplified Designs Two colors Easy to Understand A Message to Communicate Less is More
Why is there a need for universal symbols? Clear visual non-verbal communication…
In every day contemporary life,universal symbols provide direction, warnand inform.They communicate directly to usvisually. Their design is simple in style yetcomplex in concept.
Think about…How are symbols used in… our school community…? the global world? your personal world?
Project ChallengeDesign a symbol that can be used in… our school community or the global world or your personal world (See Project Brief for Details)