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Wayfinding?

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

2019 SEGD Fellow Paula Scher—Exactly as Rendered
2019 SEGD Fellow Paula Scher—Exactly as Rendered

Read Time: 17 minutes

Paula Scher needs no introduction—she’s a megawatt luminary in graphic design, an accomplished artist, a longtime Pentagram partner and the creative source of many beloved and inspiring environments.

2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris Winner, Skyline Wayfinding (image: sign mounted on top corner of building)
2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris Winner, Skyline Wayfinding
KKA Focuses on Family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (image: hospital lobby, photo by: Emily Hagopian)
KKA Focuses on Family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Thoughts and Opinions

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Mormon Wayfinding

Read Time: 4 minutes
It's hard to get lost in Utah towns and cities. That is, after you learn the somewhat unusual system of street names and numbers.

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Wayfinding at Ikea
What is Wayfinding? Part 4—What's Next in Wayfinding? (image: person holding ipad)
What is Wayfinding? Part 4—What's Next in Wayfinding?

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Nicollet
Nicollet
Domino Park
Domino Park
Skyline Wayfinding
Skyline Wayfinding
Keep Visible—LED Traffic Guide Line
Keep Visible—LED Traffic Guide Line

SEGD Talks - Wayfinding videos

Mike Rawlinson - The Legible Smart City
Cesar Sanchez + Herbert Seevinck - Passenger Wayfinding Innovations
Cesar Sanchez + Herbert Seevinck - Passenger Wayfinding Innovations

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

Connectpoint comes to Austin (image: bus stop digital signage)
Connectpoint comes to Austin

Read Time: 1 minute

SignAgent Launches Mobile App (image: hand holds iPad while plane takes off)
SignAgent Launches Mobile App

Read Time: 1 minute

SignAgent (Burlington, Ontario) recently announced that its mobile app is now available for download on iPad and iPhone in the Apple App Store. The new app significantly accelerates the process of gathering on-location information for large wayfinding and signage projects.

Wayfinding EGD Events

Join us at the 2018 SEGD Wayfinding and Placemaking event in Los Angeles
2019 SEGD Academic Summit Austin Banner