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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

Design Diary: Colorado State Capitol Wayfinding
Design Diary: Colorado State Capitol Wayfinding

Read Time: 15 minutes

ArtHouse Design (Denver, Colo.) shares their Phase 1 timeline from the Colorado State Capitol wayfinding system project, which took cues from the building’s architectural features and storied past.

By ArtHouse Design’s Associate Design Director, Zach Kotel

Making Artful Transitions at YW Hub Calgary
Making Artful Transitions at YW Hub Calgary
2020 SEGD Wayfinding + Placemaking NOW, Sept. 17-18
2020 SEGD Wayfinding + Placemaking NOW Launches Sept. 17-18

Thoughts and Opinions

BrandCulture: The Future of Built Environments After COVID-19
BrandCulture: The Future of Built Environments After COVID-19

Read Time: 4 minutes

The novel coronavirus has shown how vulnerable many sectors are to future pandemics. While occupancy levels are lower, it’s the perfect time to create more resilient, adaptive spaces, and the experiential graphic design industry has the potential to lead the way.

Sydney studio BrandCulture has published a series of articles explaining how COVID-19 will impact the design of built environments from hospitality and education to healthcare and public spaces. Here are a few of its key observation-based predictions, broken down by sector:

How Will Buildings and Places Communicate Following the Pandemic?
How Will Buildings and Places Communicate Following the Pandemic?
Creating Flexible Commercial Environments for a Post-lockdown World
Creating Flexible Commercial Environments for a Post-lockdown World

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Memphis River Parks Signage
Memphis River Parks Signage
Gimpo International Airport: Info Inclusive for Everyone
Gimpo International Airport: Info Inclusive for Everyone
V&A Wayfinding
V&A Wayfinding
Twitch Headquarters
Twitch Headquarters

SEGD Talks - Wayfinding videos

Carlo Giannasca - Global Methodologies For Wayfinding
Carlo Giannasca - Global Methodologies For Wayfinding
Amy Rees & Mark Velve - Planning Partnerships - Creating A Signage System Test
Amy Rees & Mark Velve - Planning Partnerships - Creating A Signage System Test

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

Endpoint Scores Stadium Wayfinding Project For Everton Football Club
Endpoint Scores Stadium Wayfinding Project For Everton Football Club

Read Time: 1 minute
Experience design firm, Endpoint, is to partner with the lead consultant and architect, Pattern, to create a bespoke wayfinding signage design for a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock.

Endpoint's Alison Richings on Mark Heywood's "Behind The Spine" Podcast
A New Chapter for Wayfinding?

Read Time <1 minute
Endpoint’s wayfinding design director, Alison Richings, was recently invited to converse with writer and podcast host, Mark Heywood, on her specialist topic—as part of a series on how writers create characters and settings.

Wayfinding EGD Events

2020 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking Event
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