Robin Anderson is a co-chair for the SEGD Austin Chapter and a designer at Page/Dyal Branding and Graphics in Austin, Texas. She specializes in signage and wayfinding.
As the signage and branding specialists within Page architecture, Dyal Branding and Graphics design everything from wayfinding systems to full branding suites, with an emphasis on overall creative project visioning.
Mario Salazar is a focused and determined designer eager to produce design that has a meaningful concept and thought process. He is able to take concepts and develop them into a cohesive vision. Mario Salazar is an effective communicator with interests in environmental graphics, print design, identity systems, and concept development.
Elisa Grossette started her career as an industrial designer specializing in product design, but she has always been fascinated by the urban environment, so turning to wayfinding was a natural fit for her.
Part 2 of 4 in a series on ‘Wayfinding Beyond the Book’.
The United States has 41 million foreign-born residents and other countries around the world are seeing a similar influx of new people and design trends. This multicultural world not only has language barriers, but also educational, cultural, and technological separations that impact design.
Part 1 of 4 in a series on ‘Wayfinding Beyond the Book’.
International Wayfinding has a 150 year old history that is very rich and fascinating. It closely parallels the rise of the Industrial Revolution, Imperialism, Modernity and the creation of complex buildings.
How many feet apart should signs be? Is color truly useful in wayfinding? Ongoing research has a direct impact on EGD. This course begins with an overview of research and its impact on design and building codes. Then learn which research sources exist and where they are applicable. Also included is an overview on how to look at and interpret a specific research report.
EGD can be seen as the art of using space as a medium of communication, making the environment around you tell you where to go, what to buy, where you are, and what to do next. It can even tell you a story. Jonathan Alger,Principal Designer and 2006-2007 SEGD President, provides an overview of how EGD can be used as a storytelling tool in projects as wide-ranging as exhibitions, trade shows, themed spaces, and landscapes.