Signage?

Labeling identifies products. Signage identifies places.

Signage is a major component of all wayfinding,placemaking and identity systems, and exhibitions. SEGD is a global community of the designers, fabricators and vendors involved in using signage to create a sense of place and to enhance peoples experiences when navigating their way through spaces.

Signage Articles

Official Signs & Symbols 3—Signing Bicycle Facilities
Official Signs & Icons 3—Signing Bicycle Facilities

In 2017, symbol guru Mies Hora published the third edition of his compendium of signs, symbols and commentary, "Official Signs & Icons 3." Among the many varied and useful resources in the book, there is a new section entitled "Signing Bicycle Facilities."

Gensler New York’s Big Broadway Secret
Gensler New York’s Big Broadway Debut
Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE
Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE

Thoughts and Opinions

Who Needs Signs Blog
Who Needs Signs?

Everywhere we go, signs surround us. Words and pictograms tell us where we are, arrows and directions show us where to go. But do they help? Do we really need signs?

User Research, Interaction, and Experience Design in 2015 SEGD Academic Journal

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Tacoma Art Museum Rebrand and Sign Scheme
Tacoma Art Museum Rebrand and Sign Scheme
Xintangwanke Mall International Cinema
Xintangwanke Mall International Cinema
The Strand, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)
The Strand, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)
The Washington Post
The Washington Post

SEGD Talks - Signage videos

Charles Amundsen - Trumped!
Martin Treu - The Experiential City

Signage Academic Research

Signage Firms

SEGD Signage Courses

The ideal way to learn from your desk. These courses consist of webinar and workshop materials delivered by SEGD.
$50 for individual courses and $200 for the course packs (best value) for members. Click for content details.

Webinar 2015 | Budgeting 101
2014 Webinar | Demystified: Specs for EGD

Signage News

Mactac Named in Top 50 Readers’ Choice Awards
Mactac Named in Top 50 Readers’ Choice Awards

Mactac, a leading provider of wide-format graphic solutions, announces its inclusion in Digital Output’s 23rd Annual Top 50 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Cloud Gehshan Interpreting One of Wright's Finest Achievements
Cloud Gehshan to Intepret One of Wright's Finest Achievements

Cloud Gehshan is delighted to be signing the Darwin Martin House—one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most significant residential commissions.