Free tool: Symbol Signs collection
This is a collection of 50 common used signage symbols, professional designed. The symbols signs are free of charge available as an OpenType font format, allowing you to easily add symbols & icons to your sign and wayfinding design.
All the symbols have been designed & created by Sander Baumann and set to the proportions of a regular typeface, so you no longer need to copy/paste the symbols into your designs.
In this free collection I have added common used symbol signs for public services such as Toilets, Telephone, First Aid, Elevator, Information, Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Smoking, Baby, Recycle Icon, Shower, Reception desk, Arrows collection and much, much more.
The symbol signs can be used for signage & wayfinding projects. The complete symbol collection is optimized for reproduction methods such as engraving, laser engraving/cutting, screen printing and self adhesive film to manufacture the signs you need.
Toilet symbol signs
The symbol signs have been designed for good readability and functionality, when installing the typeface into your computer the typeface symbol signs is added to your system, I have set the icons to match the most common letters for the symbols, for example F = female, M = male, d = disabled, L = arrow left, R = arrow right, U = arrow up, D = arrow down, and so on. This allows you to quickly add the symbol sign you need.
Example symbol signs with text in grid design
This is a sample grid design using Museo Sans 500 by Jos Buivenga and the symbol signs collection, both work really well for signage purposes. Next articles will include a free complete design template for hotel signage and wayfinding, examples of signs and articles on how to create signs using a grid based design and Indesign. If you want to recieve these articles please subscribe to the free RSS feed.
- Collection of 50 common used symbol signs
- Professional designed by Sander Baumann, copyright 2009
- For personal and/or commercial signage & wayfinding design
- Released under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
- Free available as OpenType font
- You expressly agree that any use of the symbol signs collections is entirely at your own risk