One of the possible scary things is not being able to find a bathroom when you need it. Here comes the significance of the bathroom signs. In honor of this grateful invention, the following infographic explores where all began and how evolved over the years.

This infographic describes the history of bathroom signs, the so-called „restroom guys”. According to the infographic, the restroom symbols as we know them today were developed originally by both the British and Americans. Of course, a creative spin on the original was taken around the world, providing a great variation of traditional men and women symbols.

Before the man and woman pictograms were adopted on a worldwide scale, each country had it’s own versions of restroom guys. Besides, the infographic shows the bathroom signs around the world before choosing the modern ones. What is more, you will learn about the difference and explanation of the circle and the triangle that are part of the restroom signs design.



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