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

Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways
Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways

Read Time: 12 minutes

Published in 1992 and reprinted in 2019 by Lars Müller Publishers, Josef Müller-Brockmann's "Passenger Information System: Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways" stands as an important contribution in the world of multilingual visual identity guides for transportation wayfinding and signage systems.

Extra Special Sauce—McDonald's Corporation Headquarters Reimagined
Extra Special Sauce—McDonald's HQ Reimagined
Design Semester—FIT Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at AMNH
Design Semester—FIT Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at AMNH

Thoughts and Opinions

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
John Follis

Read Time:  4 minutes

By Wayne Hunt

October 2019  “Before Wayfinding; Before SEGD”

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Wayfinding in Greece
Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Mormon Wayfinding

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Twitch Headquarters
Twitch Headquarters
U.S. Embassy in London, Poetry of Place
U.S. Embassy in London—Poetry of Place
Domino Park
Domino Park

SEGD Talks - Wayfinding videos

Eric Levine - Alaska Airlines Brand and Wayfinding
Julie Vogel and David Beaupre Video
Julie Vogel and David Beaupre-Signage as a Change Agent

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

UTS Central Now Open, Wayfinding by BrandCulture
UTS Central Now Open, Wayfinding by BrandCulture

Read Time: 1.5 minutes

Since 2014, BrandCulture (Sydney) has played a role in the incredible transformation of the UTS campus as wayfinding consultants. This year, we’ve been busy extending the university’s wayfinding system to UTS Central, a spectacular 17-story building designed by FJMT with original podium design by Lacoste+Stevenson with DJRD.

Reich&Petch completes the Smithsonian Institution’s new David H. Koch Hall of Fossils – Deep Time ©Reich&Petch/Chris Payne
Reich&Petch completes SI’s Hall of Fossils—Deep Time

Read Time: 2 minutes

Reich&Petch is delighted to announce the completion of the David H. Koch Hall of Fossils—Deep Time gallery at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History!

Wayfinding EGD Events

Join us at the 2020 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking Event in Kansas City
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