Moscow’s vision is to build a world-class, dual-language, multi-modal transportation network to improve the experience of the city for citizens and visitors alike. To help realize this vision, the Moscow Department of Transport (DOT) commissioned City ID to create a unifying visual identity and wayfinding system to seamlessly integrate all forms of movement across the city.
So much great content, so little time! At SEGD, we’ve created more than 500 new articles in 2015 alone. To save you some time, we compiled a greatest-hits list of the top 20 articles, presentations and videos from SEGD events, the website and eg magazine. Enjoy the SEGD year in review!
User-centered information systems can improve the journey experience.
The way people are able to move around a city directly impacts their everyday experiences of it. And making the city more legible and easier to navigate can create major social, environmental, and economic benefits. That's the central concept behind City ID’s work on a new urban information system for Birmingham, UK, and other cities around the world.
David Figueroa has worked internationally with GIS mapping and design for 30 years, in a variety of public and private organizations – around 20 years just in Sweden – and has advised many organizations in digital mapping implementation and policies. Since 2000 his primary focus has been the application of cartography to Urban Realm and Public Transport information developing some of the world’s leading examples of sustainable data-driven mapping for intermodal information systems.
David Gillam is a Principal Designer at City ID. Since joining in 2007, David has worked on a variety of citywide and regional projects including Southampton Legible City, Bath Public Realm and Movement Strategy, a Legible London pilot scheme and the London 2012 Olympic Park wayfinding strategy. Most recently, David has been leading the design development of WalkNYC with PentaCityGroup in New York City and the system design of Interconnect West Midlands in the UK. City ID develop unique design, information and wayfinding solutions to integrate people, movement and places.
World’s experts lead workshop April 23 in San Francisco.
The chief designer of Legible London, information designers from City ID, and experts from MERJE, Kate Keating Associates, Hunt Design, and Studio SC will lead the SEGD Wayfinding Workshop April 23 in San Francisco. You’ll find the state-of-the-art in wayfinding—from placemaking and visitor impact to open data and living maps. Seats are limited; register today!
SAN FRANCISCO— (March 4, 2015) In the age of Big Data and Smart Cities, how will signage and wayfinding hook into connected systems that help users navigate cities, campuses, and other complex environments?
SEGD’s Wayfinding Workshop—April 23 in San Francisco—is intended for designers, technology integrators, city and university officials, and makers involved in creating signage and wayfinding systems for complex built environments.
The workshop will address the hottest topics facing wayfinding design today, including: