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Wayfinding can be defined as spatial problem solving. It is knowing where you are in a building or an environment, knowing where your desired location is, and knowing how to get there from your present location.

Wayfinding Articles

Wayfinding Is Where Place Meets Information Design, Photos courtesy of Joseph Mackereth
Wayfinding Is Where Place Meets Information Design

Wayfinding Is Where Place Meets Information Design
An introduction to wayfinding, an interdisciplinary approach to solving navigational problems
Read Time: 10 minutes

Open Space Infrastructure Provides the Framework for Easily Implementable Improvements
Open Space Signage in a Pandemic and Beyond
Royal Opera House Wayfinding by Endpoint
Royal Opera House: Opening Its Doors to All

Thoughts and Opinions

Designing Down Under
Designing Down Under

Designing Down Under
Read Time: 4 Minutes

In the Sydney metropolitan area and across the Australian state of New South Wales, BrandCulture has implemented new wayfinding strategies for the region’s rail systems. In the Sydney suburb of Randwick, BrandCulture developed wayfinding and interpretive signage for Newmarket, a new mixed-used commercial and residential development.

BrandCulture: The Future of Built Environments After COVID-19
BrandCulture: The Future of Built Environments After COVID-19
How Will Buildings and Places Communicate Following the Pandemic?
How Will Buildings and Places Communicate Following the Pandemic?

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Memphis River Parks Signage
Memphis River Parks Signage
Gimpo International Airport: Info Inclusive for Everyone
Gimpo International Airport: Info Inclusive for Everyone
V&A Wayfinding
V&A Wayfinding
Twitch Headquarters
Twitch Headquarters

SEGD Talks - Wayfinding videos

Despina Macris - Championing the Value of Design
 Panel Dialogue - Global Wayfinding
Panel Dialogue - Global Wayfinding

Wayfinding Best Practice

Wayfinding Academic Research

Wayfinding EGD Firms

SEGD Wayfinding 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.

Enhancing Wayfinding for Aging Travelers and Persons with Disabilities
2016 Webinar | Digital Directory
Webinar 2015 | Budgeting 101

SEGD Toolbox

Link to the SEGD Toolbox for Members only

Wayfinding News

Endpoint Scores Stadium Wayfinding Project For Everton Football Club
Endpoint Scores Stadium Wayfinding Project For Everton Football Club

Read Time: 1 minute
Experience design firm, Endpoint, is to partner with the lead consultant and architect, Pattern, to create a bespoke wayfinding signage design for a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock.

Endpoint's Alison Richings on Mark Heywood's "Behind The Spine" Podcast
A New Chapter for Wayfinding?

Read Time <1 minute
Endpoint’s wayfinding design director, Alison Richings, was recently invited to converse with writer and podcast host, Mark Heywood, on her specialist topic—as part of a series on how writers create characters and settings.

Wayfinding EGD Events

2020 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking Event
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