Universal Design Meets the Exit Sign, the Accessible Means of Egress Icon moving to the left with the Running Man, the Running Man type exit sign moving to the right

A Truly Universal Design

The Accessible Exit Sign Project changes this approach and provides the opportunity to present a fully inclusive design of exit signage, which adopts the principles of universal design discussed in the Universal Design section in Part 3 of this White Paper.

The use of the ‘Accessible Means of Egress Icon’ within signage strategies provides a clear, pictorial message for occupants, to identify those exits that are accessible, and those which are not accessible.

Buildings need exit and emergency signs to identify parts of the accessible means of egress. An Accessible Exit Sign Project Initiative.

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