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Scroll through the slideshow above to see the top 20 wayfinding moments of the 21st century.

It’s the ultimate unsung hero of public spaces: when it works, you never know it’s there. Wayfinding may not always be considered sexy, but it has evolved into a highly integrated, user-focused, and increasingly technology-driven discipline with huge social and economic implications for cities, hospitals, and other public spaces. Here is a list of the top 20 wayfinding moments of the 21st century—members log-in and make your suggestions!

Urban and Civic Articles

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A Team Effort—Football Design Stories for Game Day

In honor of the faceoff between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots on Sunday, we've compiled our best football design stories. Are you ready for some football?

Border City at London Biennale
Pentagram and Border City at London Design Biennale
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National Park Service Identity and Signage

Thoughts and Opinions

Clearview on U.S. highway signs
States, Highway Officials Push Back on Clearview Turnaround

The Federal Highway Administration’s turnaround on the use of Clearview—the typeface designed to improve highway sign legibility, especially for aging drivers—has state highway officials, Clearview designers and researchers frustrated and wondering how to push back the clock.

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WalkNYC Pedestrian Wayfinding
WalkNYC Pedestrian Wayfinding
Rockaway Beach Boardwalk Graphics
Rockaway Beach Boardwalk Graphics
Revolution in the Landscape
Revolution in the Landscape: Re-Experience the Halprin Fountains
“Me Too”
“Me Too”

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Darren David - Thinking Beyond

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Defining the City - Developing Urban Identity, Interpretive & Wayfinding Systems
Fundamentals of Graphic Design

Urban and Civic News

Alley Over Logo
Inspiring Community via Connectivity—Thinking Caps Design in Phoenix

Recently Thinking Caps Design placed 2nd in a design competition held by an Arizona chapter of AIA (American Institute of Architects). 

MCP UAE by arthouse
ArtHouse Design Helps Abu Dhabi Public Park Honor Its Country

The country's rich history inspired the firm to create culturally responsive designs including a comprehensive, bilingual wayfinding and signage program for the park that represents the local culture, landscape and wildlife, from the dress code and red crescent emblem to the Hajar Mountains and date palm.