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Mapping is a key issue in environmental and experiential graphic design, since the discipline’s goal of “connecting people to place” often requires getting people from Point A to Point B.

Mapping Articles

Process and Prototyping in Mont-Royal Park
Process and Prototyping in Mont-Royal Park

Julie Margot of Julie Margot Design and Peter Soland of Civiliti discuss their process working on an unconventional wayfinding project “Escales découvertes (Discovery Halts)” in Mont-Royal Park (Montréal).

SEGD's Best of the Best Content in 2015
Best of the Best SEGD Content in 2015
40 Great Moments in Environmental Graphic Design

Thoughts and Opinions

Cynthia Damar-Schnobb's Blog, "Intuitive Navigation in Interior Spaces Starts Here"
Intuitive Navigation in Interior Spaces Starts Here

How many times have you stood in front of a directory map, perhaps in a shopping mall or in a stressful environment such as a hospital, and you think to yourself, “Oh this is a terrible map!” but you couldn’t really pinpoint what exactly were the attributes of the map that make it so terrible?

Massimo Vignelli, the NYC Subway and the Map
Massimo Vignelli, the New York Subway and the Map: Our Gift to You

Mapping Academic Research

From Signs to Minds: Wayfinding Design and Mental Maps
KNOWHERE: Finding Ways to Teach Wayfinding

Mapping EGD Firms

SEGD Mapping Podcasts

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2014 Webinar | Navigation: Digital Mapping + Mobile Apps

Mapping News

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Paula Scher Featured in "Abstract" Series on Netflix

Pentagram’s Paula Scher is featured in the new documentary series “Abstract: The Art of Design,” now streaming on Netflix. The show explores the lives and ideas of leading figures in design and architecture, with each episode focusing on a single creator and their practice. Scher’s entry, directed by the noted documentary filmmaker Richard Press (“Bill Cunningham New York”), looks at the influence New York City has had on the designer’s work, her lifelong love of typography, and the map paintings she creates alongside her client projects.

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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).