Wayfinding SEGD Global Design Awards

Whitney Museum of American Art Wayfinding
05/27/2016

WHITNEY: A Simple and Flexible Language

WalkNYC Pedestrian Wayfinding
05/27/2016

Finding one’s way through the streets of New York when coming up out of the subway or walking through an unfamiliar neighborhood can be confusing, even for the most seasoned New Yorker.

Parc Olympique Lyonnais
05/27/2016

The new 59,186-capacity Parc Olympique Lyonnais is designed to represent the aspirations of the eponymous local football club, and also of Lyon itself.

Wayfinding for Moscow
05/27/2016

Moscow’s vision is to build a world-class, dual-language, multi-modal transportation network to improve the experience of the city for citizens and visitors alike.

Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park Wayfinding
05/27/2016

Makara Peak is a world-class conservation and mountain bike park in Wellington.

Haus der Bildung Bonn
05/26/2016

In September 2015, the Adult Education Center and the Municipal Library of the City of Bonn, Germany, moved into a new common home, the House of Education (Haus der Bildung).

Han Meilin Art Museum
05/24/2016

Han Meilin is one of China’s preeminent contemporary artists.

Alserkal Arrows 288x288
05/24/2016

Despite its (partly-justified) reputation as a commerce-driven city with a dearth of art and culture, the evolution of Dubai's socioeconomic landscape in recent years has given rise to a new demand

Oxford Brookes University Wayfinding
06/07/2015

Holmes Wood created a new wayfinding scheme for Oxford Brookes University that complements its new architecture and a modernized attitude toward teaching.

Seattle Children’s Hospital Art and Wayfinding Program
06/06/2015

The Seattle Children’s Hospital wayfinding and graphics program eases navigation through a growing campus while offering an ongoing source of serenity and imagination.

Parc du Sergent Blandan
06/05/2015

Parc du Sergent Blandan, a former military barracks on 17 hectares (about 42 acres) in the city of Lyon, France, was reimagined to provide Lyon residents and visitors with a new urban oasis and make the park’s rich military history accessible to all.

06/05/2015

For its most popular bush-walking trail, Mount Stirling Alpine Resort needed simple wayfinding and interpretive elements that would help explain and protect the unique natural environment.

Dongdaemun Design Plaza Wayfinding System
06/05/2015

YiEUM Partners and Applied Wayfinding created the wayfinding system for Dongdaemun Design Plaza, the epicenter of Korea's design industry and the largest irregular architecture in the world.

Centro Roberto Garza Sada, UDEM Signage and Environmental Graphics
06/02/2015

For the Tadao-Ando-designed Centro Roberto Garza Sada arts school at the Universidad de Monterrey, Pentagram’s Abbott Miller designed signage, wayfinding, and environmental graphics that complement the raw physicality of the building with clean, crisp shapes and sleek, smooth surfaces.

Vancouver Community Library
06/07/2014

A “drawer full of knowledge” metaphorically describes the building design and wayfinding concept for the new Vancouver Community Library.

Tongji University Signage
06/07/2014

The Tongji University metalworking studio focuses on training students to develop practical skills and innovative thinking. The teaching philosophy is "knowledge, ability and personality."

Adidas Laces Signage and Interior Design
05/31/2014

Adidas’ new research and design center in Herzogenaurach, Germany, is the place where 1,700 workers develop new products for the world leader in sports equipment and apparel.

Museum of the City of New York Rebranding
05/29/2014

As part of a major renovation of the Museum of the City of New York, Cooper Joseph Studio was tasked with enlivening the core areas of the building.

Brisbane Multilingual Pedestrian Signage
05/27/2014

One of the strategies from the Brisbane City Council’s recently commissioned report, “Brisbane’s Unique Window of Opportunity,” is to establish stronger links with the Asia Pacific economy.

City of Bath Information System
05/20/2014

The city of Bath is historically in awe of its own heritage. The World Heritage Site is perhaps best known for its Roman hot-spring baths and its distinctive Palladian architecture.

Getty Museum Wayfinding Program, Getty Museum Exhibition Design Department
11/11/2013

A comprehensive wayfinding program helps people navigate the complex set of buildings that comprise the museum. Signs range in size from giant site models to small gallery identification signs.

Heritage Trails, J.M. Kaplan Foundation, Heritage Trails New York, Alliance for Downtown, Chermayeff & Geismar
11/11/2013

Four walking tours through downtown Manhattan link 50 historic and contemporary sites with freestanding interpretive graphic panels.

Massachusetts General Hospital
11/11/2013

The new wayfinding system for the complex of 18 public hospital buildings takes advantage of its recent redesign, which created a unified network of ground-floor corridors and lobbies.

Ministere De la Culture Direction des Musees de France, Coco Raynes Associates
11/11/2013

Integrated signs for both blind and sighted audiences open the Calais museum's 19th century sculpture room to all.

Auckland City Art Gallery, Peter Haythornthwaite Design
11/11/2013

Auckland City Art Gallery Signage. The Auckland City Art Gallery for many years operated with a potpourri of interior signage that lacked cohesive organization.

Chicago Parks District, Two Twelve Harakawa
11/11/2013

Chicago Parks Wayfinding and Signage

Chicago's extensive urban park system is one of the nation's finest and home to many cultural institutions and landmarks.

Farnsworth Art Museum, Arrowstreet Graphic Design
11/11/2013

Farnsworth Art Museum Identity and Environmental Graphics. The challenge at the Farnsworth Art Museum was to design a new identity and a comprehensive environmental graphics system that balanced the aesthetic of the original art museum with new additions and renovations.

Laredo International Airport, HOK Graphics
11/11/2013

The airport signage for Laredo International Airport was inspired by the modern geometric forms and materials found in its architectural setting.

Universal City, Selbert Perkins
11/11/2013

Selbert Perkins developed environmental communications master plans for these two landmark theme park locations.

Hancock Park, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, George C. Page Museum, Sussman/Prejza & Company
11/11/2013

Hancock Park is home to both the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries.

Concord Mills, The Mills Corporation, Kiku Obata & Company
11/11/2013

Concord Mills is a 1.4-million-square-foot retail and entertainment center by the Mills Corporation.

Downtown Indianapolis Signage Program, Corbin Design
11/11/2013

With more than 19 million visitors per year, downtown Indianapolis is experiencing dramatic growth.

Grand Central Terminal Retail Directory Map, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Two Twelve Harakawa
11/07/2013

"Uniquely Grand, Totally Central" is the slogan for the newly renovated Grand Central Terminal.

Monsanto Childcare Center, Monsanto Company, Hellmuth, Obata, & Kassabaum, Tempus Fugit
11/07/2013

On Monsanto's St. Louis campus, HOK teamed with Tempus Fugit to produce a whimsical signage solution to the Child Development Center.

Nike World Campus North Expansion, Ambrosini Design
11/07/2013

The challenge was to create a unique thematic pedestrian and vehicular signage/wayfinding program for Nike's one million-square-foot expansion.

Salem State College, Selbert Perkins Design Collaborative
11/06/2013

SPD created a communications master plan, and a bold new identity for Salem State College.

Teledesic Headquarters, NBBJ Graphic Design
11/05/2013

This project is a comprehensive interior and exterior signage program for the world headquarters of Teledesic, the builder of an "internet in the sky" communications system.

Charles de Gaulle Airport, ADP (Aeroports de Paris), Coco Raynes Associates
11/05/2013

Aeroports de Paris-France contacted Coco Raynes to create a Universally Accessible Wayfinding and Information System for Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport, one of the largest internati

MIT Wayfinding & Signage, Olin Partnership and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Joel Katz Design Associates
11/05/2013

This master plan addresses the unique urban conditions of MIT's Cambridge campus, the confusing array of destinations encountered by visitors, new students, and faculty, and the lack

Mountain Monorail, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Zach Lee
11/05/2013

The Mountain Monorail project is a proposed solution to a high-speed, mass transit system along the I-70 corridor, which winds through the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

AMTRAK's Acela, AMTRAK/National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Calori & Vanden-Eynden
11/05/2013

AMTRAK's Acela Specialty Station Signage Program. The Acela signage breaks new ground in the branding arena. Rather than being logotype-driven, the program derives its branding strength from its sculptural forms.

Bushells Tea Warehouse Signage, Dimension Data, Emery Vincent Design
11/05/2013

The Bushells Tea Warehouse, a landmark heritage building in Sydney's historic Rocks precinct, was a tea-manufacturing warehouse from 1923-1975 but lay vacant until 1999 when work comm

D.C. Citywide Wayfinding Program, Downtown DC Business Improvement District, Calori & Vanden-Eynden
11/05/2013

The DC citywide wayfinding program is unique in that it actually became a reality after more than 25 years of failed attempts to design and implement such a system.

Anaheim Resort Signage Program, CommArts
11/03/2013

In creating the Anaheim Resort district, the City recognized the negative impact of the visual clutter created by the chaotic proliferation of signs competing for the visitor's attent

Forum Signage, Emery Vincent Design
11/03/2013

The brief was to develop a wayfinding signage system to direct visitors through and around a complex environment comprising a residential high rise tower, four commercial mid-rise bui

Monsanto Incubator, Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum
11/03/2013

The 94-year old Monsanto Company wanted to shed its image as giant chemical maker and re-engineer itself as a kinder, gentler "Life Sciences" start-up.

Northgate North, wpa
11/03/2013

This vertical big box shopping complex includes four stories of big box retail and eight stories of parking – creating a number of challenges.

San Mateo Transit Center, Gensler - Studio 585
11/01/2013

This wayfinding and station identification sign program was developed for the new San Mateo CalTrain station, located on the heavily traveled San Francisco-South Bay commuter rail lin

Pacific Bell Park, Debra Nichols Design
10/29/2013

The scope of this project encompassed the complete graphic design and signage for a new downtown baseball stadium and included logo design, graphic imagery, and all directional, infor

The NPS UniGuide Program, National Park Service, Meeker & Associates
10/29/2013

Although the National Park Service (NPS) greets nearly 300 million visitors a year at its 390 parks, monuments, and historic sites, their standards for signing (developed in 1966) wer

San Francisco International Terminal, San Francisco International Airport, Mayer/Reed
10/29/2013

San Francisco International Terminal Building Food and Retail Signage Program. While tenants at the International Terminal Building included top restaurants, retailers, an airport museum, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Store, ...

NY & NJ Airports, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Bureau Mijksenaar, Chermayeff & Geismar
10/29/2013

Wayfinding System for New York and New Jersey Airports. The three airports of John F. Kennedy, Newark Liberty, and LaGuardia operate separately, as do all individual terminals.

Hollywood & Highland Retail, TrizecHahn Development Corporation, Sussman/Prejza & Co.
10/29/2013

The Hollywood & Highland retail/entertainment complex emerged as the cornerstone of one of the most celebrated boulevards in the world.

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Mural, Polshek Partnership, Poulin + Morris
10/29/2013

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Mural. This library houses one of the world's most extensive collections of resource materials on theater, dance, and music.

Penn South, Mutual Redevelopment Houses, Poulin + Morris
10/29/2013

Penn South is a large-scale residential complex located on ten square blocks in Manhattan's Chelsea district.

Phoenix Children's Hospital, Karlsberger Companies
10/29/2013

Phoenix Children's Hospital Wayfinding and Signage

Self-Illuminated Street Sign, 34th Street Partnership
10/29/2013

Standard street signs are small and difficult to read at a distance for pedestrians, bus riders, and car drivers – particularly after dark.

Tyler Arboretum Signage, Cloud Gehshan Associates
10/29/2013

The client was interested in creating a unified visitor experience that included a comprehensive signage and interpretive system for the Tyler Arboretum, a 700-acre outdoor living mus

Arizona Cardinals Stadium, Arizona Sports & Tourism Authority, Pentagram, Entro Communications
10/28/2013

In its new world-class stadium designed by Eisenman Architects and HOK Sport, the Arizona Cardinals can boast a retractable roof and the only retractable grass playing field in North

Thailand Creative & Design Center, Graphic 49 Limited
10/28/2013

The Thai government recognizes design as an important tool for business growth and development and, in 2005, it established the Thailand Creative & Design Center to provide Thai b

Eureka Carpark, emerystudio
10/24/2013

With miles of concrete and cinder block as their palette, the emerystudio design team decided to have some fun with graphics for the Eureka Tower parking garage in Melbourne.

The Hearst Building Sign Program, The Hearst Corporation, C&G Partners
10/24/2013

Manhattan's Hearst Tower, the first LEED office tower in New York, is a modern reinterpretation of the Hearst Corporation's original six-story, cast stone, Art Deco home.

Sarah Lawrence College, Polshek Partnership Architects, Poulin + Morris
10/24/2013

Sarah Lawrence College Heimbold Visual Arts Center. Visual arts programs at Sarah Lawrence College had long outgrown their original home and spilled into additional makeshift spaces around campus.

Toronto Botanical Garden, Adams + Associates Design Consultants
10/24/2013

The Toronto Botanical Garden includes 12 contemporary-themed gardens spanning nearly four acres.

Downtown Los Angeles Walks, Urban Place Consultants, Hunt Design, Corbin Design
10/23/2013

To anyone who lives there, or even those who have visited, it's obvious that the words "Los Angeles" and "walks" don't belong together.

Wayne Lyman Morse Courthouse, U.S. General Services Administration, Mayer/Reed
10/23/2013

Wayne Lyman Morse United State Courthouse. The Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse in Eugene, OR, was built under the U.S. General Service Administration's Design Excellence Program and was completed in October 2006.

University of South Australia Signage, Adelaide, Australia, Emerystudio
10/21/2013

The Hawke Building is the new “front door” of the University of South Australia in Adelaide, one of the country’s top universities.

Zeche Zollverein Wayfinding, Landesentwicklungsgesellsutag (LEG Research and Development Company), F1RST DESIGN
10/21/2013

Zeche Zollverein is an abandoned coal mine in Essen, Germany, in the Ruhrgebiet, once the country’s industrial heartland.

Discovery World, Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin, Wojciechowski Design
10/21/2013

A major new addition to Milwaukee’s cultural corridor on the downtown lakefront, Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin is a celebrated youth-oriented science, technology, and aquatic reso

Fairmount Park Master Signage, Fairmount Park Commission, Center City District, Cloud Gehshan Associates
10/21/2013

With an astonishing 9,200 acres, 63 neighborhood parks, and a crowded events calendar, the Fairmount Park system is a wonderful resource for Philadelphians and visitors.

Home Depot Design Center, Home Depot, Little
10/21/2013

The Home Depot Design Center is the next-generation store concept by the venerable big-box retailer.

Manchester Civil Justice Centre Signage, Emerystudio
10/21/2013

The Manchester Civil Justice Centre is the largest civil court built in England in the last 100 years.

Westside Children's Center, Lane + Lane Inc. Design Office
10/20/2013

The designers sough to create a child-focused, friendly, easy-to-understand environmental graphic design program that remained consistent with the identity that they previously establ

Crate & Barrel World Headquarters Signage, Calori & Vanden-Eynden/Design Consultants
10/20/2013

The headquarters building of Crate & Barrel is a sleek, modernist structure designed by Perkins and Will and located within a landscaped campus-like setting.

Johns Hopkins i-Site Information Kiosk, Johns Hopkins University, Cloud Gehshan Associates
10/20/2013

This network of twelve computerized kiosks creates one-stop wayfinding centers for visitors.

Salt Lake City Public Library, Pentagram
10/19/2013

The building's architecture was designed to make the most of the stunning natural environment with walls of glass providing views of the nearby Wasatch Mountains and a rooftop garden

The Cloud Foundation Sign System, plus design
10/19/2013

The Cloud Foundation is about the process of at-risk children realizing their dreams through the arts.

Fashion Show Las Vegas, The Rouse Company, Sussman/Prejza & Co.
10/19/2013

It's not easy to command attention in glitzy Las Vegas, but Fashion Show Las Vegas is visible by contrast through the use of clean lines and creative technology.

Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Greater Toronto Airport Authority, Pentagram
10/16/2013

Terminal One at Lester B Pearson International Airport in Toronto is a major hub for international travel between the US and Canadian borders and one of the busiest airports in the wo

Ottawa MacDonald Wayfinding Signage Program, Cartier International Airport Authority, Gottschalk + Ash International
10/14/2013

The recently completed Ottawa Airport in Canada's national capital aims to ease passenger stress by creating humane spaces that reflect the nature of the region and make it easy to fi

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pentagram
10/14/2013

Since 1991, the museum has been housed in the landmark Old Post Office building in Pittsburgh's Allegheny Square section.

M.D. Anderson Access System, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, fd2s
10/14/2013

The consultant began the project with an in-depth analysis of the needs of patients, visitors, and the staff that serve them.

Temporary WTC Path Station, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Pentagram
10/14/2013

Pentagram created a comprehensive program of wayfinding and environmental graphics for the temporary PATH station at the former site of the World Trade Center.

Wave Hill, Pentagram
10/14/2013

Wave Hill is a public garden and cultural center in the Bronx dedicated to exploring the interaction between people and the natural environment.

Boeing Company: Move to the Lake, NBBJ Branding + Design
10/13/2013

The project's success is a result of an integrated design effort.

Dynamap: Manhattan, Urban Mapping LLC
10/13/2013

Dynamap reveals three layers of imagery - street grid, neighborhood delineations, and subway map - depending on how the map is viewed.

Five Dock Library, City of Canada Bay, Minale Bryce Design Strategy
10/13/2013

This system of environmental graphics serves not only as wayfinding devices but also communicates the library's visual identity.

Melbourne Docklands, Melbourne Docklands Authority, emeryfrost
10/13/2013

Batman's Hill was the starting point from which Melbourne was mapped.

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Pentagram
10/13/2013

In late 2002, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth opened its new building designed by the Japanese architect Tadao Ando.

North Market Building Sign Program, A.F. Gilmore Company, Newsom Design
10/13/2013

Located on the edge of a dense, heavily used shopping center, the North Market building was built to accommodate community services and retail businesses in ground level storefronts,

Ohio & Erie National Heritage Canalway Communications, Cloud Gehshan Associates
10/13/2013

Ohio & Erie National Heritage Canalway Communications. A recently designated heritage area, the Ohio & Erie National Heritage Canalway was practically unknown by local residents and even less known outside the region.

Robert F. Wagner Graduate School, Pentagram
10/13/2013

In 2004, the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service moved from a vintage Georgian building on Washington Square Park to a loft in the Puck Building in Soho.

Schuylkill River, Schuylkill River Greenway Association, Cloud Gehshan Associates
10/13/2013

Schuylkill River Land and Water Emergency Response Location System. The goal was to establish an emergency management information system that would allow land and water-based travelers to accurately communicate their location to emergency service personnel in the five-county Schuylkill River National & State Heritage Area.

Halifax Transit Bus Map and Street Signage Redesign, Michelle Jospe, NSCAD University
10/13/2013

Halifax Transit Bus Map and Street Signage Redesign. This new bus map is meant to clarify and simplify the existing transit map; it should be easy to use for everyone, including tourists.

Bloomberg L.P. Corporate Headquarters, Pentagram
10/13/2013

The designers created an interior that seamlessly communicates Bloomberg's product brand and services – date, news, and information – to employees, clients, and visitors.

Lankenau Hospital Wayfinding System, Main Line Health - Lankenau Hospital, AGS, ex;it
10/13/2013

If healthcare is considered as a journey, then why not provide tools to support all phases of the process, from the time an appointment is made, through to leaving the scheduled proce

INFOTOGO Toronto Wayfinding System, Astral Media Outdoor, Kramer Design Associates
10/12/2013

INFOTOGO addresses Toronto's need for a self-financing tourist and resident wayfinding information system that can be deployed city wide, with custom district mapping.

Oxford Street Parking Facility, Harvard Planning and Real Estate, Arrowstreet Graphic Design
10/11/2013

Environmental graphic designers worked closely with Harvard University to develop a wayfinding program for a new four-level underground parking garage intended for weekday staff parki

City of Newport Sign Program, Newport Chamber of Commerce, Roll Barresi & Associates
10/11/2013

The key to the program was to first direct visitors to the Tranportation and Visitor Center, centrally located on the Newport Waterfront.

Museum of Arts and Design, Pentagram
10/11/2013

The Museum of Arts and Design in New York collects and presents contemporary and historic innovations in craft, art, and design.

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