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Place Branding in a Post-Lockdown World

Place Branding in a Post-Lockdown World

Read Time: 6.5 minutes
By Tim Hill, Client Development Director at Noë & Associates, and Alison Richings, Wayfinding Design Director at Endpoint
Having enforced time away from all of those distractions of life has helped us think more consciously about how and where we choose to live, work, socialize and spend our money in the soon to come post-lockdown world. For developers, urban planners, and architects the challenge will be creating living and working spaces that are both strategically and creatively attuned to a new world.

Signs of Change—Adapting to a New Visitor Experience

Signs of Change—Adapting to a New Visitor Experience

Read Time: 2.5 minutes

By Melanie Daigle, ALTO™️ I FOLIA™️ by SH

Watching over the past few months as countries have opened back up, it’s become clear that we are not interacting with the world the way we used to. Behaviors have changed, especially in public spaces. Now, those who are maintaining and designing public spaces have to consider how to keep people safe in those spaces, and that means everyone from maintenance staff to volunteers to visitors.

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:

The Future of Design Education

The Future of Design Education (image courtesy of FIT)

Read Time: 2.5 minutes

Last fall, educators Don Norman and Michael Meyer were in the thick of writing “Changing Design Education for the 21st Century” when the novel coronavirus struck. Their deeply considered research was published in late February in the Spring edition of "She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation," from Tongji University Press, and more broadly in April across social media channels.

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