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.
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SEGD is celebrating Women's History Month by honoring our female Fellows and recognizing their outstanding work. Next up is Jane Davis Doggett, a trailblazer in the design of wayfinding systems for airports—40 of them—many of which are still in use today. A 2018 SEGD Fellow, Jane speaks about her life’s work in the video presentation “Wayfinder in the Jet Age” produced for the awards ceremony at the 2018 SEGD Conference. Read her Fellow Interview from the SEGD18 Annual for more insights into her life and career.
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Designing Down Under
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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.
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SEGD Wayfinding Podcasts
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Sydney studio BrandCulture has appointed Isabelle Cabrera as Architectural Wayfinding Designer. She joins from Populous in Brisbane.
“Like many studios, we are rethinking our processes and skillsets in response to COVID and the year that was 2020. This means embracing technology and automation where appropriate, and working with our clients to explore new efficiencies that result from digital innovation,” says Nick Bannikoff, Design Director at BrandCulture.
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