Wayfinding SEGD Global Design Awards

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.

Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Improvements, Dumbo Improvement District, emphasis design
10/11/2013

The primary task of the Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Improvement project was to create a welcoming transition from the bridge’s pedestrian walkway to the surrounding Brooklyn neighborhoods and to enc

Brown University Friedman Study Center Signage, Open
10/11/2013

Built in 1971, the Sciences Library at Brown University is the kind of building you see at a lot of colleges: big, bold, and modern, but not warm or comfortable—and not well loved by many people on

Fortitude Valley Station, QR Passenger Pty. Ltd., The Buchan Group
10/11/2013

The inner city suburb of Fortitude Valley in Brisbane, Australia, had for many years been the home of venues that nurtured such musical talent as the Saints, the Go Betweens, Powderfinger, Sav

The Sound of North, Audi Design Foundation, David Sweeney
10/11/2013

Wayfinding solutions for people with low vision have yet to take full advantage of emerging technologies.

Chapultepec Park Rehabilitation Signage, Fidelcomiso Pro-Bosque Chapultepec/Mexico City Government, Grupo de Diseño Urbano (urban landscaping)/Diseño Neko (signage)
10/11/2013

The rehabilitation of Chapultepec Park in Mexico City included a new signage system to guide and inform the 15 million annual visitors to the park, one of the oldest and largest in Latin America.

Texas Medical Center Wayfinding Master Plan, fd2s Inc.
10/09/2013

With more than 40 member institutions located on a densely developed 800-acre site, the Texas Medical Center is the world’s largest medical center.

Forgotten Cities Hiking Trails, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, PenguinCube SAL
10/08/2013

The Forgotten Cities Hiking Trails run along three different routes in the area of Samaan (Simeon) Mountain, the Limestone Massif of North Syria to the west of Aleppo.

Design Museum Holon Signage and Wayfinding, Adi Stern Design
10/04/2013

Design Museum Holon is a major part of the city of Holon, Israel’s, efforts to transform itself into an epicenter of culture, arts, and education.

Boeing Future Factory, The Boeing Company, NBBJ
10/03/2013

The Boeing Company’s Everett, Wash., factory is home to the final assembly process for the Boeing 747, 767, 777, and 787 aircraft.  It is the largest building in the world by volume (472 milli

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Wayfinding and Graphics, Stanley Beaman & Sears
10/03/2013

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Wayfinding and Graphics. Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, opened in June 2008 after a full interior renovation of an existing adult cancer facility.

Legible London, Westminster City Council, Applied Information Group, Lacock Gullam
10/03/2013

London is a city of complex structures, partly dating back to medieval times, with few long vistas but a multitude of destinations and attractive areas.

Theatre and Auditorium Poitiers (TAP), JLCG Archtects, P-06 Atelier
10/03/2013

To develop a compelling environmental identity for the Theatre and Auditorium of Poitiers, France (TAP), P-06 Atelier approached color, corporate identity, and wayfinding simultaneously. 

The Wayfinding Handbook, Princeton Architectural Press, Two Twelve
10/03/2013

Where am I? What can I do here? Where can I go from here? Consciously or not, we ask such questions every day as we navigate the places and spaces of our lives.

Bikeway Belém, Lisbon Seaport (APL), EDP, Lisbon City Hall, P-06 Atelier, Global Landscape Architecture
10/03/2013

The goal of the Bikeway Belém project was not only to define and provide wayfinding guidance for the new 7,362-meter bike route along the river Tagus in the center of Lisbon, but to energize the di

Docks en Seine, Icade, Nicolas Vrignaud
10/03/2013

Docks en Seine is a new fashion and design-focused development on the Left Bank, part of ongoing urban renewal efforts in Paris’ 13th arrondissement.

Hand to Hand, PRINT IT!, María de Ros, Daniel Loewe
10/03/2013

What could be more universal than the language of pointing hands?

Museu Fundação Oriente, JLCG Arquitecto, P-06 Atelier
10/03/2013

Lisbon’s new Orient Museum opened in 2008 in a former warehouse.

RTKL Office, RTKL Associates
10/03/2013

RTKL Associates’ new 60,000-sq.-ft. Washington, D.C., office—seeking LEED-Platinum certification—is an example of next-generation sustainable corporate interiors.

SAP America Corporate Headquarters, SAP America, ex;it
10/03/2013

Business software company SAP America’s new U.S. headquarters in Newtown Square, Pa., is also its first “green” building.

Soho, Soho China, emerystudio
10/03/2013

Soho China, a developer of high-profile branded commercial properties in central Beijing and Shanghai, collaborates with internationally-recognized architects to create iconic real estate.

World Square Carpark, Brookfield Multiplex, BrandCulture Communications
10/03/2013

Traditionally, car parks are uninviting and disorientating, sometimes to the point of being dangerous.

The High Line Signage, Friends of the High Line, Pentagram Design
10/03/2013

Originally built for freight trains in the 1930s, the High Line is an elevated rail structure on Manhattan’s West Side that has been turned into the city’s most popular new park.

ANZ Centre, ANZ, Fabio Ongarato Design, HASSELL, Lend Lease Design
10/03/2013

ANZ bank, renowned for its strong work culture, has a new head office in Melbourne— home to more than 6,500 staff and now the largest single-tenanted commercial office building in Australia.

Parking at 13-17 East 54th Street, Cohen Bros. Realty, Pentagram
10/02/2013

Finding a parking space may be one of the most grueling aspects of living or working in New York City. And chances are, drivers will end up in one of the city’s 1,100 parking garages.

University of Technology, Sydney, BrandCulture Communications
10/01/2013

BrandCulture Communications was commissioned by The University of Technology Sydney to design a wayfinding and graphics system that fulfills occupational health and safety requirements for the spac

VeloCity, University of Washington, Erin Williams
10/01/2013

VeloCity is a comprehensive system for helping convey information about bicycling resources to potential riders.

Water Formula, EPAL (Portuguese Water Company), P-06 Atelier
10/01/2013

P-06 Atelier’s wayfinding design project for the new EPAL Central Laboratory (the Portuguese Water Company), was developed in partnership with the architect Gonçalo Byrne.

National Mall & Memorial Parks Wayfinding, National Park Service, Hunt Design
10/01/2013

The all-new wayfinding signage program for the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is comprised of more than 500 signs and directory maps.

View of Base Camp Charlie's signage system
09/26/2013

The Boy Scouts of America’s Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia is the new home of the 10-day BSA National Jamboree, which attracts 40,000 scouts and an additional 50,000 visitors for the event

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