As I was seated on a train from Budapest to Vienna last week, midway through a holiday in Central Europe, I heard passengers from all over the world speaking in different languages, with Hungarian and German being the majority. Since I do not speak either of those, I relied heavily on the icons on the train to point me to the right areas. It’s truly incredible what icons have done for travel — it has allowed travelers to transcend language barriers and have a more enjoyable and efficient experience. …


Emily Pak

UX Designer at Amazon.

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