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Apparently, Wikimedia Commons considers it freely usable for all purposes, i.e. effectively in the public domain. Specifically, they base this on the wording on the Japanese Foundation for Promoting Personal Mobility and Ecological Transportation website (the "green man running through the door" sign was originally designed in Japan, by one Yukio Ota, ...
I came across these 'reminders' of some of the things we can do to improve accessibility in graphic design, specially print. Grid Clear divisions ensure a consistent strcuture vital for readers with visual disabilities, who appreciate having signposts to help identify content and quickly process meaning. Hierarchy Hierarchy should be present in all ...
In a situation like this, there's no harm at all in asking for clarification. As you and Scott already noted, "Scaling" can apply to several different design situations -- scaling vector artwork, building large-format artwork in a smaller-scale/higher-resolution (common in grande format and billboard work), resizing images and working to scale as in maps and ...
The issue is not one of copyright so much as legal requirement. International and national standard pictograms are not owned; they are mandated (or advised, depending on the jurisdiction and the application). In the US, for example, there are OSHA requirements for the workplace. The EU has its own signage regulations which are based on the ISO 7010 standard. ...
Scaling can often refer to increasing the scope of a project. Project starts with a small piece. Later it's decided there are some collateral items which are needed and the design needs to be consistent with the original project. This would be scaling the project. It's a bit difficult to answer specifically without knowing the exact question.
Took Alan's advice since it seems there isn't a specific answer. They want me to rank my ability to use an architectural/engineering scale. We can probably delete this question since the answer didn't end up being some universal I was unaware of and will not be very helpful to anyone else.
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