Mapping

What is Wayfinding? Part 4—What's Next in Wayfinding? (image: person holding ipad)
03/18/2019

Read Time: 4 minutes

Although we are seeing great strides in the application of technology to wayfinding, it is clear today that there is much room for expansion and improvement in this field.

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
02/11/2019

Read Time: 3.5 minutes

You stand carefully on a slippery mountain top staring at an eight-foot-square map sticking out of the snow on six-by-six posts showing four mountains, 58 ski runs and 21 ski lifts. It’s 19 degrees out with light snow flurries and through your fogged up goggles you try to pick an interesting but safe route down to the lodge.

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
12/31/2018

Read Time: 3 minutes

December 2018 "Why do a lot of otherwise really good graphic designers design ineffective maps?"

Cynthia Damar-Schnobb's Blog, "Intuitive Navigation in Interior Spaces Starts Here"
01/22/2018

How many times have you stood in front of a directory map, perhaps in a shopping mall or in a stressful environment such as a hospital, and you think to yourself, “Oh this is a terrible map!” but you couldn’t really pinpoint what exactly were the attributes of the map that make it so terrible?

Massimo Vignelli, the NYC Subway and the Map
12/18/2015

We recently discovered a treasure in the SEGD Archives: a recording of a 2004 SEGD teleconference presentation by Massimo Vignelli, FSEGD (1931-2014), on the design of his controversial New York su

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