Accessibility

Published article by Aries Arditi in JOV, Journal of Vision with a critique on the standards that only provide accessibility for blind and lack provisions for people with low vision.

Steve Harroun, ID Signsystems

Steve Harroun is a sign design, code and wayfinding specialist. An industrial designer and proud Coast Guard veteran, Steve has always been curious about how things work and what he can do to make them better. His career began in product design, where he became fascinated with human factors and spatial cognition, ultimately focusing on the field of signage, wayfinding, and environmental / experiential design (EDG). He has extensive knowledge of materials, fabrication process, codes and regulations, along with the practical application of theoretical wayfinding principals.

Dan Salamone, ASI

Dan Salamone is a Business Development Manager at ASI. He has spent his entire business career as a sales and marketing professional, holding positions as sales consultant or sales manager for a variety of companies. The majority of his career has been spent with ASI, which cumulatively equals approximately twenty-five years. Throughout his career with ASI, Dan Salamone has been a leader, a consummate professional and a consistent member of ASI’s Million Dollar Sales Club, the highest level of achievement for a sales consultant within the organization.

Scott Myers, Center Pointe Signs

As President of Oregon-based Center Pointe Signs, Scott Myers founded the company in 1999 with a vision of bringing together a talented team of craftsman to manufacture relationships through signage.

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Scott Myers drives the creative force at Center Pointe Signs and has grown the company into one of the most respected architectural sign firms in the Northwest.

Center Pointe Signs has been dedicated to providing top quality customer service and sign manufacturing since 1999.

As an Oregon-based company, Center Pointe Signs specializes in architectural signage, project management, consultation and installation. Our team has extensive experience in custom sign fabrication, environmental graphics, wayfinding systems and ADA compliance. We have built a highly praised reputation by approaching every task as top priority and by working together as a team with hard work, artistic skill and a passion to get the job done right.

People who are deaf and hard of hearing depend on different senses to navigate everything from social interactions to academics. The concept of DeafSpace uses that experience to inform the design of environments.

Can we design a truly inclusive accessibility icon asks Scott Kirkwood on aiga.org in this update/summary of the universal access symbol.

Wayfinding at Deloitte Montreal

The new La Tour Deloitte is the first privately owned office tower built in Montréal in 20 years. Deloitte’s Montreal staff occupies 153,000 sq. ft. of the 26-story tower, spanning seven floors in a completely agile work environment that required a new approach to wayfinding.

APCO has been a recognized leader in the architectural sign industry for 50 years and a proud SEGD member since the early 1980’s.   We have a network of representatives throughout the US and a support staff at our Atlanta headquarters with the knowledge and experience necessary to manage large, complex projects.

Many factors make a project stand the test of time. A well-tailored user experience, value-based design and an ability to expand and change information at will--all are keys to a project’s ultimate success.

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