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Mapping?

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

Clean, Classic, Compelling—Wayfinding New York's Roosevelt Island
Clean, Classic, Compelling—Wayfinding New York's Roosevelt Island

Read Time: 7.5 minutes

Entro | CVEDesign (New York) joined forces with The Hudson Companies, Inc., the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation and the local community to provide an enduring wayfinding and placemaking solution for the area’s growing population.

Process and Prototyping in Mont-Royal Park
Process and Prototyping in Mont-Royal Park
SEGD's Best of the Best Content in 2015
Best of the Best SEGD Content in 2015

Thoughts and Opinions

What is Wayfinding? Part 4—What's Next in Wayfinding? (image: person holding ipad)
What is Wayfinding? Part 4—What's Next in Wayfinding?

Read Time: 4 minutes

Although we are seeing great strides in the application of technology to wayfinding, it is clear today that there is much room for expansion and improvement in this field.

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Wayfinding for Skiers
Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Good-looking Bad Maps

Mapping Academic Research

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

Mapping EGD Firms

SEGD Mapping Podcasts

The ideal way to learn from your desk. These courses consist of podcast recordings of webinar and workshop materials delivered by the top professionals in EGD in the SEGD community.
$10 for individual Podcasts and $30 for the Podcast collections (best value) for members. Click for content details.

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).