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

Photo of Industry City by Airspace
Airspace Breathes New Life into Industry City

Airspace (New York) tackles branding, graphics and wayfinding for an adaptive-reuse project spanning 6.5 million square feet by finding a simple solution to blend the old and the new.

Entro's Wayfinding for Calgary Airport
Entro Communications’ Calgary Airport Wayfinding
Image of Clearview Signage in Penn.
Future of Clearview with FHWA Still Murky

Thoughts and Opinions

Image: Openeye Global
The Digital Directory Experience + Airport Retail—Enabling Engagement

Wayfinding, be it traditional or digital, is so 2010. We get it. Show us how to get from point A to point B via mobile device in literally five text messages. Tell me where the bathrooms are and yes, perhaps I may even like to send those directions to my mobile as well – although our recent work in this space actually tells us something quite different. Initially, digital wayfinding was a one-to-one interactive experience. Users searched a destination and were provided directions to get there.

Who Needs Signs Blog
Who Needs Signs?
Clearview in Pennsylvania
FHWA Stands by Clearview Decision for Highway Signs, but Clarifies its Use for Community Wayfinding

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Whitney Museum of American Art Wayfinding
Whitney Museum of American Art Wayfinding
WalkNYC Pedestrian Wayfinding
WalkNYC Pedestrian Wayfinding
Parc Olympique Lyonnais
Parc Olympique Lyonnais
Wayfinding for Moscow
Wayfinding for Moscow

SEGD Talks - Wayfinding videos

Joe Lawton & Ellen Bean Spurlock - Defining Spaces for All Ages : Workplace Wayfinding
Mike Rawlinson - The Legible Smart City

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.

2017 SEGD Xplorer

Wayfinding News

CIVIQ to Transform San Antonio
CIVIQ Smartscapes to Transform Downtown San Antonio

Bexar County Commissioners recently announced a new pilot program to bring state-of-the-art urban technology to the urban center of Bexar County, Texas, putting the community at the forefront of smart, connected cities. As part of the program, CIVIQ WayPoints will be installed throughout the County complex in downtown San Antonio, providing residents with high-speed public Wi-Fi and access to county information via interactive touchscreen displays.

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Whybrow Shortlisted for Transform Awards

Whybrow Wayfinding and creative partners Atelier Works have been shortlisted in this year’s Transform Awards Europe.

Wayfinding Events

2017 SEGD Wayfinding