Australians and New Zealanders celebrated ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day this week—the anniversary of the landing of military troops on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, in World War I on April 25, 1915. Dotdash (Brisbane) had extra cause for celebration this year: the newly opened ANZAC Memorial at Buchanan Park in Burpengary, Queensland.
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Now that's the way to greet the SEGD wayfinding community!
It's not every day that SEGD gets to take over the main sign to the entrance of an airport. Especially Miami International Airport, the second largest airport in the country with just over 44 million passengers last year!
It is hard to believe, but we are already in the fourth year of modernizing SEGD, upgrading the membership benefits and still making steady progress with our performance indicators—which are pointing in the right direction. Who said this would be a quick fix?
While state highway engineers are rushing to put the brakes on use of Clearview on federal highway guide signs, the Federal Highway Administration says its decision to withdraw conditional approval of the typeface was about licensing fees as well as safety. It also clarified that Clearview is still an acceptable alternative for community wayfinding programs.
Cloud Gehshan Associates (Philadelphia) is designing graphic and interpretive enhancements for the Reading Viaduct Project, a reclamation of abandoned rail tracks that will become Philadelphia's version of the High Line.
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Springfield's new wayfinding signage will include walking times to each destination in order to promote a more walkable city, which in turn could lead to improvements in the populations health. That' their bet. Love to see the results.
In this balanced look at the progress Design has made in the Corporate world, one can't help but wonder if Experiential Graphic Design has not perhaps fallen behind the rest of the the design fields by nit embracing Design Thinking? Just a thought.