Terminal One at Lester B Pearson International Airport in Toronto is a major hub for international travel between the US and Canadian borders and one of the busiest airports in the world. Any signage system has to accommodate the Canadian Language Act, which mandates all public signage appear in both English and French.
The designers created two different signage elements: tall information pylons made of aluminum and overhead directional signage. All signage was designed for maximum visibility across the terminal’s interior spaces and is internally illuminated with long-life lighting elements for minimal maintenance. A traveler can intuitively follow his or her way through the terminal using a color-coded system for information regarding gates, ground transportation, customs, and amenities.
Pentagram: Michael Gericke (Principal in Charge), Lior Vaturi (Associate Designer)Entro Communications: Wayne McCutcheon, Steve Dewingaerde
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