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Blind walls with posters usually are a
mess. One kind of poster announcing
a concert or something is repeated a
few dozen times.
Give this wall a profile according to
the shapes of posters, ranging from
the small home-made A4 ones with
the typical 'who found my cat?'
outcries to the
extremely big 'live
concert in the Arena' professional
The A4 surfaces stick out 10
centimeter, the 4A0 formats are
burried inside the wall a few
With a design like this, the 'users' of
such a blind wall are forced to put
their posters exactly there where we
The arrangement of sizes is
determined by the other users of the
wall, the passers by. Pedestrians see
the A4 posters on eye level, while the
4A0 posters are also on foot level and
high up on the wall, visible for
motorists. With A3 posters between
the waist and raised hand range. That
size is best for repetition, so there
are more of those.
International Standard Paper Sizes
explains the ISO paper size concept [rrr, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]
just an illustration of undesirable posters now [rrr, Oct 04 2004]
a quick draft
just a very quick draft, I haven't thought about the arrangement, dimensions nor did I manage to make a 3D impression [rrr, Oct 04 2004]
||The design for this wall will be so
special that it will attract attention.
Especially if there are new posters
every day. This attention will
attract posters. If these walls are
put up as a public service on
strategic places, less will be glued
to other people's property.
||humanbean, could you give us the
coordinates of your utopia?