Recreation News

NanoLumens at Kentucky Ark Encounter

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Federal Heath Installing Next-Gen Tech for World’s Biggest Video Screen

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Brandculture Weaves Tales of the Raceway Inside Oran Park Library (image: signage)

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BrandCulture recently unveiled raceway-inspired wayfinding designs at Oran Park Library that pay tribute to Oran Park Raceway’s spills and thrills.

Watchfire Signs Selected by First Pentecostal Church

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Waltzing Matilda Centre

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Michael Courtney Design and Seattle By Bike

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Mactac StreetTRAX

StreetTRAX™ is a print-and-apply outdoor floor graphic media that delivers sharp images and is inherently slip resistant, with no laminate needed.

Trail Signage for the Gwynns Falls Trail

The City of Baltimore needed better identification for its robust network of hiking and bike trails.

Pentagram Goes to Titletown

Pentagram created the identity and environmental graphics for Titletown, which recently opened in Green Bay, Wis.—home to the Green Bay Packers and adjacent to their legendary Lambeau Field.

Hunt Design for the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden

To help the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden tell the important story of water conservation, Hunt Design recently created the Crescent Farm display.

MCP UAE by arthouse

The country's rich history inspired the firm to create culturally responsive designs including a comprehensive, bilingual wayfinding and signage program for the park that represents the local culture, landscape and wildlife, from the dress code and red crescent emblem to the Hajar Mountains and date palm.

McCann for VCC

The global integrator McCann Systems recently received two of the industry’s prestigious Commercial Integrator Integration Awards, presented at InfoComm, the largest professional audiovisual trade

entro for whitney

Entro's under­stand­ing of the effect of color, typog­ra­phy and photog­ra­phy on human percep­tion allowed them to collab­o­rate with their clients to create sensory expe­ri­ences that enrich over­all percep­tion and engage­ment with the orga­ni­za­tional brand.

Zion wayfinding by Hunt

Working with Zion National Park staff, the project included new signage in the neighboring town of Springdale, in Zion Canyon and throughout the visitor center. “We even helped name the shuttle routes, number the stops and rewrite the park’s radio message for drivers,” says Wayne Hunt, project manager for Hunt Design.

Rockwell She Loves Me

David Rockwell of Rockwell Group (New York) won a Tony Award for Best Scenic Design for the musical She Loves Me! David’s set for the Roundabout Theater’s Broadway revival centers on a jewel-box parfumerie that mirrors the emotions of the narrative as it dances to the score.

Younts design for Wrigley Field

Beginning with the bleachers, Younts Design created pageantry, wayfinding, concessions and sponsorship signage—including a replica of the outfield ivy wall for photo ops and historic Otis Shepard hand-painted graphics.

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At 2,200 sq. ft., this display is one of the largest of its kind in professional sports and the largest to show brand specific advertising. The LED freeform puck-shaped elements are spaced 35mm apart, can be integrated seamlessly with other displays at Citi Field and provide a unique aspect to every event.

image of Harbinger work for Jaguars

Since the Jacksonville Jaguars launched in 1995, Harbinger has been all in with their headquarter hometown franchise.

Thain Family Forest map image

The Thain Family Forest is still thriving in the Bronx. C&G Partners' map series begins with a depiction of forest within the dramatic terrain of the New York Botanic Garden; it then focuses on specific facets of the forest, from soil phases and dominant canopies to research infrastructure and hiking trails.

Reading Viaduct

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.

Gorge Hub identity by Mayer/Reed

Mayer/Reed (Portland, Ore.) designed the logo and style guide for the Gorge Hubs, a network of community-operated “rest stops” that provide hikers, bicyclists and recreationalists with amenities while they explore local experiences.


MERJE (West Chester, Penn.) is leading the multi-disciplinary team developing an extensive wayfinding program for Atlanta's BeltLine.


Skidmore Owings & Merrill (San Francisco) designed the renovation of San Francisco's historic theater known as The Strand.


Infinite Scale (Salt Lake City) created the branding and wayfinding system for Texas A&M’s newly redeveloped football stadium complex, opening to the public September 12.


Direct Embed (Paterson, N.J.) worked with design firms Wallace Roberts & Todd and Bluecadet on interpretive signs for the new Hoover Mason Trestle interpretive walkway in Bethlehem, Penn.


Entro (Toronto) created environmental graphics at the premiere venue for the Pan Am Games and Parapan Am Games being held in Toronto July 10 through August 15.


Dimensional Innovations (Overland Park, Kansas) partnered with the Charlotte Hornets on the team's locker room and lounge renovation.

LeFrak Center at Prospect Park

Poulin + Morris (New York) created a donor recognition program as part of the $74 million restoration of Brooklyn's Prospect Park.


Younts Design Inc. (Baltimore) recently worked with the San Francisco Giants on The Yard at Mission Rock, a pop-up shipping container village in San Francisco's newest waterfront neighborhood just south of AT&T Park.


Younts Design (Baltimore) and Trademark Visual (Phoenix) teamed up to bring a little of Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium to the Dodgers' Training Camp in Glendale, Ariz.


Harbinger Innovation Group (hi.) (Jacksonville, Fla.) was invited to put together a proposal for the new John Gorrie Dog Park being developed by Riverside Avondale Preservation for Jacksonville’s most densely populated historic neighborhood.

Convent of the Sacred Heart School

Poulin + Morris (New York) created a bold and energetic branding and environmental graphics program for the new 53,000-sq.-ft.


Infinite Scale (Salt Lake City) created environmental graphics for the January 12 College Football Playoff game between the Oregon Ducks and The Ohio State University Buckeyes.


An inviting new graphics system for the Center in historic Magnusson Park showcases a silver bicycle mounted behind the reception desk.


For most of its history, Governors Island had very few visitors, a secret destination hiding in plain sight of millions of New Yorkers. In 2003, most of the Island was transferred to the State and City of New York to be developed as a park.


The contract award allows iZone Imaging to continue delivering interpretive, wayfinding, and informational signage to educate and safely guide visitors through the country's world-renowned National Parks System.


Using the festival logo, Hunt Design helped temporarily transform and unify a wide range of Pasadena sites for the festival, where technologies converge with artistic innovation.


Work for the Cardwell Foreshore includes wayfinding signage and environmental graphics, part of redevelopment after Cyclone Yasi's devastation.


To comple­ment the museum's newly reno­vated plaza, Entro devel­oped a wayfind­ing program care­fully inte­grated into the archi­tec­tural and land­scaped environment.


"CREO did an outstanding job, assisting us with alternate manufacturing methods along with alternate materials procurement and final installation on site," says Cindy Edens, Wright Runstad & Company.


Interior graphics will celebrate the Pacific Northwest region’s unique connection to the natural environment, with a large-scale logo created out of locally sourced, reclaimed lumber planned for the lobby.


The signs have a graceful beauty that reflect the quality of the Direct Embed process: highly durable but totally integrated into the substrate materials.


Cloud Gehshan Associates will develop a signage, wayfinding, and environmental enhancements plan for the Independence Visitor Center, which provides visitor services and amenities such as on-site ticketing for over 60 tours and attractions, multilingual visitor service representatives, free historical films, and the Independence Store gift shop.


A vibrant wayfinding system and landscape architectural improvements helped turn a site of individual institutions and programs into a collaborative and unified campus that accommodates all users for ease of access and strong sense of place.


Corbin Design (Traverse City, Mich.) designed the new wayfinding signage recently unveiled at Forest Park in St. Louis. The wayfinding program is designed to help 13 million annual visitors navigate the urban park. The system encompasses 239 signs, including directionals, park maps, kiosks, and banners.


Michael Courtney Design designed this logo and a menu for a group of cooking enthusiasts in Seattle who jokingly call themselves “the Gourmet Club.”


Pentagram’s poster for this year’s Maundy Thursday reading uses the identity for the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine designed by Michael Bierut.


BRIC recently expanded and renovated its headquarters in downtown Brooklyn. Poulin + Morris provided wayfinding and more for the new space.


Dyal and Partners created a brand identity to reestablish Washington on the Brazos as central to Texas history and the Texas experience.


TED celebrated its 30th anniversary by moving the annual TED Conference from Long Beach to Vancouver.


Entro (Toronto) created a wayfind­ing and inter­pre­tive signage program for River­wood, a property in central Missis­sauga featuring public gardens, a visual arts centre, heritage build­ings, old growth and Carolin­ian forests, mead­ow­lands, wetlands, wildlife habi­tats, and nature trails for the enjoy­ment of the community.


Pentagram (worldwide) announced completed work including a dynamic branding initiative for the University of Colorado Boulder, launched by DJ


Pentagram (worldwide)’s Luke Hayman and Emily Oberman design a brand identity and marketing campaign for the luxury residences at The Printing


Entro(Toronto) has been working with vivaNext and Delcan on the new Rapid Bus transit in the York Region.

Photo of David Woody

David Woody will be leaving his position as Design Director for the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago for a new role as Creative Director for DreamWorks studio in Glendale, Calif.

Photo of signage for Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

Pentagram (worldwide) Partner Michael Bierut designed a new set of commandments for the four-legged friends of the Cathedra

Photo of exterior signage for Washington Convention Center

Studio SC(Seattle) is updating the exterior signage for the Washington State Convention Center.

Photo of signage for Houston Rockets facility

National Signs (Houston) was chosen by the Houston Rockets to design, build, and install branded signage for its n

Screenshot of DOT DOT DOT app

Pentagram (New York) announced that the

7 Bryant Park, New York by Poulin+Morris

Poulin + Morris (New York) announced new projects including a comprehensive environmental graphics and wayfinding si

Photo of ecofriendly trash bins designed for Central Park

Landor (New York) helped develop a new waste and recycling system for Central Park with a trio of ecofriendly trash bins.

Photo of Jacksonville Jaguars identity

Harbinger (Jacksonville, Fla.) kicked off a rebranding effort for the Jacksonville Jaguars, which recently unveiled a new logo.

Photo of Disney's Art of Animation Resort identity

Square Peg Design (Oakland, Calif.) was retained by Walt Disney Imagineering to develop the thematic visual layer for their latest family resort

Photo of identity for Luminato Festival in Toronto

Pentagram (worldwide) helped launch the 2013 Luminato Festival in Toronto with a colorful new identity designed by Michael Bierut and team.

Photo of signage on New York City beaches

Pentagram (worldwide) partner Paul Scher designed a new program of signage and environmental graphics for New York City’s b


Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.) recently assisted the National Park Service with a fast-track wayfinding system for the S

Photo of State Farm Center

Infinite Scale (Salt Lake City), in collaboration with AECOM, designed the brand integration layer for the histori


Solid Light (Louisville) designed the Kentucky Derby’s new infield experience, The Infield: The Most Festive 2

Identity of Sydney Living Museums

Frost Design (Sydney) created a brand repositioning for the Historic Houses Trust; the Trust’s 12 properties will b

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Mockup of Vivid Light

Frost* (Sydney) will partner with Arup to create a unique art installation for Vivid Light, one of the most popular progr

Photo of tote bag for NYC x Design

Base Design (New York) and the city of New York announced NYC x Design, the first annual 12-day, multi-borough event showcasing all fields o

Photo of Vanke's Opalus

Lorenc+Yoo Design (Roswell, Ga.) received the Most Creative Award at Vanke’s 2012 Design Partners Appreciation Gala in Guangzhou, China

Image of Anaheim Convention Center luminous pylon

Hunt Design designed and engineered a luminous 47-ft.

Photo of New York City street parking signage

Pentagram (New York), working with the New York City Department of Transportation, has created a new, simplified design for the city’s street


Base Design (New York) was recognized by Fast Co. Design for their proposed new NASA identity. Fast Co.


GNU Group (Lafayette, Calif.) designed a signage and orientation system to connect a new teen center, senior center, and the main community ce


Formation (The Woodlands, Texas) announced new projects based in Houston and Galveston, Texas: Baylor College of Medicine McNa

photo of signage for Virginia Beach Convention Center

Calori & Vanden-Eynden Design Consultants (New York) announced that three of their p

Photo of BB&T Ballpark wayfinding

505Design (Charlotte, N.C.) is part of the design team developing BB&T Ballpark, the Charlotte Knight’s new home


Merje (West Chester, Pa.) is working on community wayfinding programs for Mammoth Lakes, Calif., Coronado, Calif., and Annapolis, Md.

Photograph of Olympic rings public installation

Pentagram (London) Partners Harry Pearce and Naresh Ramchandani collaborated with the artists Ackroyd & Harvey on an installation of rings


Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.) helped celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge with giant graphics and colorful wayfinding d

photo of interpetive signage for The Yards Park

Russell Design (New York) designed educational messaging on the pedestrian footbridge constructed to connect the new Yards Park (with sign


Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.) recently completed donor recognition programs at Descanso Gardens (La Cañada Flintridge, Calif.), Nevada Muse


Pentagram (New York) announced that a team led by Paula Scher designed the identity for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

photo of interpetive signage for The Yards Park

Russell Design (New York), working with M.


Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.) planned and designed all-new wayfinding signage and thematic entrance graphics for the recently renamed and re


Studio SC (Seattle) is designing an environmental graphics program for the University of Washington’s new Husky Ballpark Team Building, the of

photograph of Frost exhibition sigage in Everglades

Frost* Design (Sydney) recently completed a new signage scheme for Everglades in Australia’s Blue Mountains.


Infinite Scale Design Group (Salt Lake City) is providing event design and integrated branding for the Pac-12 Football Championship game o

photograph of Port Botany interpretive signage

Deuce Design (Sydney) created a signage program for the second stage of the Port Botany bird estuary, part of the Port Botany Expansion P

photograph of myNav Central Park by Winfield & Co.

Winfield & Co. (New York) launched myNav Central Park, its latest wayfinding app for handheld digital devices.

photograph of Downsview Park wayfinding system

Shikatani Lacroix (Toronto) announced that its wayfinding project for Downsview Park was selected as a finalist in the Environmental category for th

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