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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Entro | CVEDesign (New York) joined forces with The Hudson Companies, Inc., the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation and the local community to provide an enduring wayfinding and placemaking solution for the area’s growing population.
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In the 1960s, an educator and urban planner named Kevin Lynch first used the term “wayfinding” in his book “The Image of the City" and, while this model is organized around the context and features of a city, it can be applied to most built environments—for example, a shopping mall also has paths, edges, districts, nodes and landmarks.
The Buzz: Wayfinding Web Links
SEGD Wayfinding Podcasts
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Recently, experiential graphic design and communication firm, BrandCulture (Sydney) posted a Q&A with one of their designers, Julian Frood, about designing a better passenger experience for commuters.
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Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership recently completed interpretive planning, interior architectural design, exhibit and graphic design services for the renovation of the Jackie and Harold Spielman Children’s Library, at Port Washington Public Library (Port Washington, N.Y.).
Wayfinding EGD Events
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