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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

2018 Wayfinding & Placemaking Sneak Peek
2018 Wayfinding & Placemaking Sneak Peek

Wayfinding and placemaking design continue to be the heart of experiential graphic design practice worldwide (which is why the 2018 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking event, July 19–20 in Los Angeles,is such a key one to attend!). Scroll through the slideshow above to get a sneak peek of of the firms and projects that comprise the talks and tours (ie. what you could be a part of in just three short weeks!).

10 Reasons to Find Your Place at the Wayfinding & Placemaking Event in LA, 07/19–20
10 Reasons to Find Your Place at the Wayfinding & Placemaking Event in LA, 07/19–20
2018 SEGD Fellow Jane Davis Doggett—Talent, Education, Application
2018 SEGD Fellow Jane Davis Doggett—Talent, Education, Application

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?

SEGD's 2017 Technology Roadmap for Experiential Graphic Design
The Technology Roadmap for Experiential Graphic Design
Who will own the smart city?
Who Will Own the Smart City?

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Any > Which > Way
Any > Which > Way
Project 100
Project 100
Here East Wayfinding
Here East Wayfinding
Westpac Place
Westpac Place

SEGD Talks - Wayfinding videos

Joe Lawton & Ellen Bean Spurlock - Defining Spaces for All Ages : Workplace Wayfinding
Bryan Meszaros + Roger Starkweather - Trend Opportunities
Bryan Meszaros + Roger Starkweather - Trend Opportunities

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
2018 Podcast | The Universal Language of Symbols, Signs & Icons
2016 Webinar | Digital Directory

SEGD Toolbox

Link to the SEGD Toolbox for Members only

Wayfinding News

Draft for Public Comment of AS 1428.4, Design For Access and Mobility—Wayfinding

Last year, Standards Australia released a Draft for Public Comment of "DR AS 1428.4.2:2018, Design for Access and Mobility, Part 4.2: Means to Assist the Orientation of People with Vision Impairment—Wayfinding Signs." Many in the wayfinding community collaborated on a joint response to the draft and a revision has recently been released for further comment. 

According to Sydney Chapter Chairs, Nick Bannikoff and Carlo Giannasca, the main points are as follows:

Endpoint Celebrates Another Award-winning Year
Endpoint Celebrates Another Award-winning Year

Endpoint is proud to announce that their international wayfinding teams have scooped up two top industry awards—including a much-coveted Gold Transform Award for wayfinding strategy, creative design and placemaking work at the Dubai Design District.

Wayfinding EGD Events

2018 SEGD Conference Experience Minneapolis
2018 SEGD Academic Summit