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The entities have teamed up to expand the reach of Gozio's mobile wayfinding platform, which includes interactive maps and other features, to health systems nationwide.

Travelers with disabilities will have a smoother journey to and through Edinburgh Airport thanks to these accessibility apps.

Snøhetta’s Martin Gran on how graphic design should co-exist with other disciplines

Citizens would be happy to use part of their own tax contribution to fund solutions that address urban issues such as congestion.

Skanska USA and global design firm HOK have announced the completion of the $154 million expansion and renovation of the main terminal at Tampa International Airport.

On Monday, Google Maps, the leading online map system in the world and a brand from Google, announced that they want to make it easier for people to find their way in busy urban spaces by using lar

So much.

Go ahead, get that second beer. Call your Mom. You have time.

Every airport has a different ride-share pickup point, and every airport has different signage. Officials at LAX hope to change that.

Nobel Prize winner, John O'Keefe's, Google Talk about how the human brain navigates its way around the environment.

Design group helps set the stage for professional confidence and manufacturing success.

A design project which revitalized a 1950s residential building has won two global prizes.

A seminal current architectural project with an overall budget of over $1 billion, the building in Nine Elms on London's South Bank opened earlier this year with finishing touches more recently com

Thousands of passengers have been forced to read flight information on whiteboards after a digital screen failure at London Gatwick airport blamed on IT supplier Vodafone.

IDLab in Melbourne did some before and after testing of their new Wayfinding System in a Hospital in Melbourne.

Mineta San Jose International Airport and 22 Miles made history by creating and implementing three robotic “customer service agents” to greet travelers and help them navigate through the terminal.

According to a new report from CBC News, the University of Guelph will be installing a new wayfinding system that will help students who are visually impaired or blind.

With digital advancements determining the future of wayfinding apps, Bruno Maag explores the typography journey through transport and technology.

Powers is setting out to install 100 signs throughout the region that mimic the shape of “No Parking” or “One Way” street signs, throughout the summer.

We are entering the second iteration of 3-D wayfinding thanks to both augmented reality and virtual reality technologies.

With 36,000 locations, often visited by people driving on unfamiliar highways, those arches could make for a pretty functional bit of wayfinding design, too.

It’s not enough to just design beautiful assets, effective typography, and color schemes.

It’s not enough to just design beautiful assets, effective typography, and color schemes.

22Miles' brand new AR plug-in can be added to any existing Mobile Apps, or utilized through the 22Miles platform for an emerging wayfinding user experience.

The project, named Woven Into The Future, has seen Reebok partner with three different designers, in the hope of showcasing the "limitless potential" of Flexweave – a material made from strands of

Metro and subway maps can tell us a lot about cities. What these "maps" rarely tell you with any reliability, though, is the actual geography of the city itself.

The app provides real-time gate, train, and boarding information for Amtrak trains, and also helps you navigate the station to find restrooms, exits, ATMs and restaurants.

549 Chinese symbol signs, one universal wayfinding language.

John Hanke and Brian McClendon think mapping is vital to self-driving cars and augmented reality.

A ‘Hack the City’ wayfinding hackathon on Saturday 25 November is challenging people to travel across Cambridge by walking, cycling or using public transport, then come up with

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Katie Osborn calls her small business, Via Collective, a “wayfinding” company.

It’s currently being trialed in Ísafjörður, Iceland, and looks brilliant.

At the Oct. 10 commission meeting, Todd Mayfield of Axia Creative, the firm hired to help the city with the program, estimated the signs would be installed in 12 to 18 weeks. 

The Starling Crossing is designed to reshape streets by responding in real time to pedestrian movements.

The City of Thunder Bay is inviting citizens to help plan and design new wayfinding street signs and maps for walkers and cyclists.

 

Penn Station, friendly? Pentagram’s new wayfinding in the notoriously unfriendly transportation hub aims to make it so.

Brunel University graduate Emilios Farrington-Arnas has designed a collection of wearable devices that vibrate to guide visually impaired wearers to a destination.

For all but the most experienced travelers, navigating the airport can be the most unpleasant part of a trip, filled with stress and potential pitfalls.

“They either communicate well on the different levels intended or they can be visual gibberish.”

Sometimes, while driving, one comes to an intersection with lots of signs, many lanes, and a maybe a few traffic lights as well. 

A hike in the woods or a stroll through a preserve or park can be enhanced by a good trail sign — one that is informative, easy to see, yet doesn’t intrude on the vista.

An annoyed passenger and, a measured response on the design of Metro system wayfinding systems.

The Port of Seattle is doubling down so you won't get lost at Sea-Tac Airport. It's spending $2 million on a plan that includes hiring wayfinding experts and upgrading signage.

In the 1970s, good design became federal policy.

In a new film, famous Canadian designers from the '60s and '70s will finally get their due.

Applications like Bluetooth-driven Beacon systems and cellular Wi-Fi systems can now be used to help people navigate space in a more profound way, writes CallisonRTKL’s Cody Clark.

Vignelli died in 2014, but his extensive body of work continues to fuel a passion in designers and design enthusiasts. 

Yes, a big chunk of that budget will go towards new trains, but most of the rest of it is for wayfinding and information related solutions!

All We Are Doing is Designing Interfaces Between People and the Environment

Researchers learned that “A diet rich in fats and sugars is associated with cognitive deficits in people, and rodent models have shown that such a diet produces deficits on tasks assessing sp

Can we design a truly inclusive accessibility icon asks Scott Kirkwood on aiga.org in this update/summary of the universal access symbol.

Springfield's new wayfinding signage will include walking times to each destination in order to promote a more walkable city, which in turn could lead to improvements in the populations health.

The capability on American’s app — known as “wayfinding” — is part of a growing trend among airlines and airports to use smartphones along with other technologies to m

Research has demon­strated that a sig­nif­i­cant num­ber of dri­vers do not under­stand some road­work related traf­fic signs, indi­cat­ing lane clo­

A report from the Airport Cooperative Research Program sponsored by the FAA.

Another great example of the use of digital technology to improve the connection between users and the environment.

Narita Airport Terminal 3 just implemented a unique solution to wayfinding in an airport. See what you think?

DIY signs get public testing and acceptance as officials see the benefit of the communities involvement and the idea picks up $182,000 in funding.

Roman Mars' Slate post on guerrilla public service, including some "non-professional" wayfinding helpers.

An open source solution for creating maps for digital wayfinding solutions.

The evolving role of signage in managements thinking about College campuses

Designer Nikki Syliantengcreated her humorous website

Wayne Hunt Recently conducted a tour of the National Mall for the SEGD Experience and Exhibition Workshop.

Slate shared Roman Mars' 99% Invisible podcast on architectural wayfinding cues at airports such as Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International (designed by Gresham Smith and Partners).

San Francisco International Airport has unveiled a new wayfinding beacon system that helps visually impaired and blind travelers navigate the airport using their smartphones.

Jim Harding, director of the environmental graphics studio at Gresham Smith and Partners, tells The Atlantic that when he does his job really well, nobody notices.

As part of the Walker Center's Insights 2014 Design Lecture series, Lance Wyman, FSEGD, shared his perspective on branding and wayfinding and how, when combined, the two can have a profound impact

How did North come out on top in mapmaking, anyway? This exploration of the history of cartography suggests we may have Ptolemy to blame.

Worth the wait? The project was delayed a year to upgrade hardware and it seems like it just might have been worth the wait.

The need for a system of signs to direct visitors to areas of the city was a weakness discovered in the branding study which was completed several years ago.

Architype features Cloud Gehshan’s wayfinding program for the University of Texas at San Antonio, from gateways and information kiosks to directional and building ID signs.

Some buildings are big and complicated. People get lost.

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