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Entro's Wayfinding for Calgary Airport
Entro Communications’ Calgary Airport Wayfinding

When Calgary Airport in Alberta, Canada, began planning a major expansion to include the addition of two new concourses with 24 new gates, they knew a smooth transition would require an expert team of wayfinding professionals.

SEGD Wayfinding Event, April 14-15, at Miami Intl Airport
Planning and Designing an International Gateway [at SEGD's 2016 Wayfinding Event]
Transport for NSW Wayfinding (Dotdash)
Multi-Modal Wayfinding in New South Wales

Thoughts and Opinions

Image: Openeye Global
The Digital Directory Experience + Airport Retail—Enabling Engagement

Wayfinding, be it traditional or digital, is so 2010. We get it. Show us how to get from point A to point B via mobile device in literally five text messages. Tell me where the bathrooms are and yes, perhaps I may even like to send those directions to my mobile as well – although our recent work in this space actually tells us something quite different. Initially, digital wayfinding was a one-to-one interactive experience. Users searched a destination and were provided directions to get there.

Clearview on U.S. highway signs
States, Highway Officials Push Back on Clearview Turnaround
Massimo Vignelli, the NYC Subway and the Map
Massimo Vignelli, the New York Subway and the Map: Our Gift to You

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Wayfinding for Moscow
Wayfinding for Moscow
Delft Station Ceiling
Delft Station Ceiling
Randen Arashiyama Station
Randen Arashiyama Station
REACH Design Guideline for SFO
REACH Design Guideline for SFO

SEGD Talks - Transportation videos

Joseph Labozan - Planning and Designing for an International Gateway
Jim Harding - The Three V's of Communication for Transportation Environments

Transportation Academic Research

The Sustainable Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Graphic Design
From Signs to Minds: Wayfinding Design and Mental Maps

Transportation Firms

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Signage and Wayfinding for Airports and Other Transportation Systems
EGD in Transportation, Train Stations, Airports, Transit Hubs, and Mass Transit Systems

Transportation News

Second Avenue Subway
New Wayfinding for New Second Avenue Subway by C&V-E

Amid stunning architecture and impressive works of public art riders easily find their way thanks to the fully integrated signage and wayfinding system designed by Calori & Vanden-Eynden. The sign program reinforces and extends the MTA’s branded Subway graphics system.

LHSA+DP JetBlue Junior Playspace
LHSA+DP JetBlue Junior

LHSA+DP recently completed a new aviation-themed interactive playspace for JjetBlue airlines. The interactive play space at JFK’s Terminal 5 is designed to delight and educate children from age 2 to 12 with hands-on and digital activities, keeping them engaged and entertained while waiting to board their flights.