2D letters – why less is sometimes more
The combination of graphics in a backlit 2D letter works very well, but it is important to make sure that letters with illumination or illuminated logos are as clearly recognisable as possible. This is where the simple rule of "less is more" kicks in. Clarity helps, for example, when it comes to guiding people. Overwhelming them with extravagant design and detail risks confusing them, especially if they are coming from a distance.
Complicated graphics or switching more than one letter can make a sentence or motif difficult to read or recognise. The use of graphics of this type is particularly well suited in recreational facilities, nursing homes or educational institutions. Here, universal motifs are suitable for general understanding. A good example is the signage of a toilet in female and male. In order to make this signage understandable for everyone, the choice of universal drawing for male and female is suitable: ♀️♂️