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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

Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE
Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE

It’s a long story: a 98-year-long story, in fact. When the much-anticipated addition to the Q line of the New York City Subway initiated construction, Calori & Vanden-Eynden/Design Consultants began the highly-specialized work of wayfinding for the first new stations in nearly 30 years.

2017 SEGD Fellow Jan Lorenc
2017 SEGD Fellow Jan Lorenc—Joyfully Inconsistent
IA Interior Architects' Game Changer—LinkedIn San Francisco
IA Interior Architects' Game Changer—LinkedIn San Francisco

Thoughts and Opinions

SEGD's 2017 Technology Roadmap for Experiential Graphic Design
The Technology Roadmap for Experiential Graphic Design

We live in a technologically driven society. Much of the value created in business today is underpinned by advances in technology: The economy is driven by increases in productivity and those productivity gains are driven by advances in technology. Unless you live in a cave, it is hard to escape the effects of technological advancement.

Who will own the smart city?
Who Will Own the Smart City?
Image: Openeye Global
The Digital Directory Experience + Airport Retail—Enabling Engagement

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Google Wayfinding
Google Wayfinding
Forage
Tacoma Art Museum Rebrand and Sign Scheme
Tacoma Art Museum Rebrand and Sign Scheme
Branksome Hall Campus Wayfinding
Branksome Hall Campus Wayfinding

SEGD Talks - Wayfinding videos

Eric Levine - Alaska Airlines Brand and Wayfinding
Richard Garcia & Joseph Labozan Dialogue: Planning and Designing for an International Gateway

Wayfinding Academic Research

Wayfinding Firms

SEGD Wayfinding Courses

The ideal way to learn from your desk. These courses consist of webinar and workshop materials delivered by SEGD.
$50 for individual courses and $200 for the course packs (best value) for members. Click for content details.

Wayfinding News

EAMS Surpasses 100,000 Managed Signs
EAMS Surpasses 100,000 Managed Signs

Recently, EAMS (Environmental Asset Management System) surpassed 100,000 surveyed and managed signs, spread across nearly 4,000 plans and over 20 million square feet, making it one of the most quickly growing surveying tools on the market. EAMS is an advanced, cloud-based application built specifically for the needs of the wayfinding industry. With this high-tech application, site surveyors and planners can easily register, label, and find existing signage, and ensure that each site plan is well-documented and fully complete.

The SEGD Signage and Wayfinding Event Comes to Boston Logan, August 17–18

BOSTON— Transportation, urban and campus environments are complex spaces, which have an increasing need for innovative signage and wayfinding solutions employing best practices and the latest technology. The SEGD Wayfinding event is poised to bring together a range of experts to tour, connect, discuss and discover over two days this August.

Wayfinding Events

2017 SEGD Wayfinding