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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

Crossrail Connection: Designing the new Elizabeth line for Transport for London (TfL)
Crossrail Connection: Designing the new Elizabeth line for Transport for London (TfL)

Read Time: 6 minutes
The 2022 SEGD Wayfinding + Placemaking Symposium will feature a keynote address with Julian Maynard, Managing Director of the Maynard Design Group. He will present the keynote address on Thursday, August 4, 2022, titled “Creating the Elizabeth Line.” 

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Pavilion
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Pavilion
A New Path to Travel: Cuomo Bridge Path
A New Path to Travel: Cuomo Bridge Path

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

Metquarter, Liverpool
Metquarter, Liverpool
The Vessel at Hudson Yards
The Vessel at Hudson Yards
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre (Melbourne Conservatorium of Music)
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre (Melbourne Conservatorium of Music)
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Wayfinding Program
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Wayfinding Program

SEGD Talks - Wayfinding videos

Sydney, Australia, Charlie Bromley
Sydney, Australia, Charlie Bromley
Richard Garcia & Joseph Labozan Dialogue: Planning and Designing for an International Gateway
Richard Garcia & Joseph Labozan Dialogue: Planning and Designing for an International Gateway

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

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center and Eyedog.US Implement Innovative Digital Indoor Navigation Solution
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center and Eyedog.US Implement Innovative Digital Indoor Navigation Solution

Read Time: 2 Minutes
Cutting edge wayfinding technology helps patients, staff, and visitors navigate Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

Harbinger Sign Completes Wayfinding Project in Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch
Harbinger Sign Completes Wayfinding Project in Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch

Read Time: 1 Minute
Harbinger Sign announced the completion of a new wayfinding and identity program for Waterside Place, a new mixed-use development at Lakewood Ranch. The project was completed in February of 2022 in partnership with design firm API(+). The project consisted of the design, fabrication and installation of multiple sign types including vehicular and pedestrian directionals, interior and exterior room and building ID, monuments, banners, and kiosks. These signs included a custom layered wave feature as part of API(+)’s community brand identity. 

Wayfinding EGD Events

2020 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking Event
2019 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking Banner