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It'll be nervewrecking for some that they will bump into each other and then forget where they are going.

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really cool

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India have been doing this for years mostly for pedestrian crossings and other road markings. It's very cool. Don't understand why it hasn't caught on sooner?

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I saw some of this type of sign during a trip to Mexico City. The signs were in the shape of burritos and tamales and had multilingual instructions directions. Many people posed like they were taking a bite. Japan should copy their food idea.

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Agree with backpacking, sorry safety guy’s always the spoilsport. International travellers all ages and sizes don’t need this. I know 99.99% would find these fun, but maybe more apt for a dedicated place, say an illusion museum. That can be a lot of fun. Public places/stations, simpler the better. Good usage of contrasting colors, good lighting, good signage, textures etc.

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India have been doing this for years mostly for pedestrian crossings and other road markings. It's very cool. Don't understand why it hasn't caught on sooner?

they have been doing it for almost 2 decades, most notably advertising of football fields.

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People are going to walk around them, not over them. Bad idea.

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Interesting idea...Looks cool and all that... but two issues I can foresee.

These kind of signs have a sweet spot or ideal position in order to be viewed properly. In other areas they are hard to make out.

Looks great in the photo with no one there... but how well will it be visible when that areas is swarming with people on a busy day...
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Including the word "train" and/or an icon of a train would have been nice. "Platform" is a bit too vague, especially if you're in a hurried/tired daze.

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If they are too realistic people are afraid of "falling down the hole", trying to remember the name of a street artist in New York famous for this, will Google.

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*Julian Beever

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There are posters on the walls, there are funny signs on the floor, but in all that space there is not a single place to sit down. Not a bench in sight.

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India have been doing this for years mostly for pedestrian crossings and other road markings. It's very cool. Don't understand why it hasn't caught on sooner?

Well, let's just say India and traffic control are not exactly world famous for compliance.

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Groovie man !

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