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Design Within Reach: Interpreting for Disability in the Human and Natural Disaster Museum

This practicum project borrows from the narrative qualities of a typical exhibition as a means to guide the design of both public spaces and exhibition halls.

Make Some Room – Unconscious Bias Workshop

Despite a growing movement for corporate diversity and bias trainings, many employees still experience the dehumanizing and daily impacts of bias and discrimination.

Design Within Reach

This practicum project borrows from the narrative qualities of a typical exhibition as a means to guide the design of both public spaces and exhibition halls.

New York Asian Film Festival

Founded in 2002, the New York Asian Film Festival is a multi-day event that features some of the finest films being made in the Asian film world, connecting New York’s most passionate film lovers w

 Enhancing Wayfinding for Aging Travelers and Persons with Disabilities

The Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 177: Enhancing Airport Wayfinding for Aging Travelers and Persons with Disabilities provides guidance to assist aging travelers and p

Harrods Store Navigation

Harrods has been an iconic landmark in Knightsbridge since 1853.

Northwestern University Common Spaces

At the beginning of 2016, Northwestern University asked Gensler how they could systematically upgrade and unify their diverse interior common spaces.  Although they are some of the most highly

Brick Lane Threads

As a first step in establishing a wayfinding strategy to support smaller destinations across town centers, the London Borough of Tower Hamlets wanted to develop a high-level wayfinding strategy for


DAZZLE began as a regular public art commission through a competitive process in 2015 and evolved into a research project for the adaption of e-paper technology as an innovative dynamic material fo

Map The Square

Pioneer Square is home to stark contrasts.

The New York Penn Station Atlas

Penn Station, in the heart of New York City, is the busiest transit hub in the Western Hemisphere. It is also one of the most notoriously chaotic infrastructure spaces in the United States.

Texas Children’s Hospital Wayfinding

In fiscal year 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) began withholding a portion of hospital payments based on their performance.

Get Back to What Matters

Get Back to What Matters was an outcome of Cassie Hester’s thesis research for her MFA in Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University.

ReFrame x Frame

Architecture and graphic design students at the University of Houston collaborated with a steel manufacturer and a local park to create a micro-pavilion to house a sound art installation. The project demonstrated the potential use of office cubicle waste for disaster relief housing.

REACH Design Guideline for SFO

REACH stands for Revenue Enhancements and Customer Hospitality.

Dallas Fort Worth Airport Wayfinding Signage

Dallas Fort Worth Airport Master Plan

Chicago Streetscape Signage, City of Chicago Dept. of Planning and Development, Two Twelve Harakawa

Chicago Streetscape Signage Standards Manual.

General Motors Technical Center, Two Twelve

The General Motors Technical Center is world famous as a work of mid-twentieth century modernist architecture and a prime example of the work of Eero Saarinen.

Los Angeles Zoo Master Plan, Hunt Design Associates

A complete wayfinding and signage makeover for the entire Zoo addressed a confusing network of similar looking meandering trails connecting over 300 exhibits.

Black Flys Concept Store, Jonathan Deepe

Building on the youth-oriented SoCal culture of the Black Flys sunglasses brand, this portfolio piece imagines a branded signage program for a Black Flys concept store.

Asian Tropics Exhibit Master Plan, Denver Zoo, ECOS Communications

ECOS Communications was contracted by the Denver Zoo to develop the environmental graphic design, cultural thematic context, and exhibit content master plan for a new 10-acre, $50 mil

Golden Gates, Golden Gates National Parks Conservancy, Hunt Design

Golden Gates National Recreation Area Signage Plan

Alberta Hospital Ponoka Wayfinding Signage Program, Alberta Infrastructure, CPV Group Architects, Gottschalk + Ash International

Alberta Hospital Ponoka Wayfinding Signage Program

Hudson River Park, Hudson River Park Trust, Emphas!s Design

Hudson River Park Historic Interpretive Master Plan

Ottawa MacDonald - Master Plan, Cartier International Airport Authority, Gottschalk + Ash International

Planning for the Ottawa Airport wayfinding system was based on a methodical approach to scale, distribution, and placement of information and its relationship to the end user or passe

NYCHHC Interior Signage Standards, Hillier Environmental Graphic Design

A visit to the hospital is disconcerting for everyone, but for the non-English speaker it can be frightening.

University of Alberta Wayfinding Master Plan, Gottschalk + Ash International, Terry Heard Designers, Verburg & Associates

Established in 1908, the University of Alberta celebrated its centennial anniversary in September 2008.

First National Bank, Metro Crossing Branch, RDG Planning & Design

The Metro Crossing branch of the First National Bank in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is located directly off an interstate and nestled between river casinos and strip malls.

Graphic Design + Architecture, a 20th Century History, Richard Poulin, Rockport Publishers

Graphic Design + Architecture, a 20th Century History

From Signs to Minds, Wayfinding Design and Mental Maps, Middlebury College, Michaela Skiles

How could wayfinding signage be designed to not only help people get from one place to another, but also help them learn about the layout of their environment along the way?

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