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Brett Parker is the Managing Director at Applied Wayfinding in London.
Brett Parker

Brett Parker is the Managing Director at Applied Wayfinding in London.

After 30 years in leadership positions Brett Parker is still learning and questioning. He grows organizations by creating and supporting platforms for talent to thrive.

Before Applied Wayfinding, Brett Parker worked for Relate, the Steiner Academy, Redgate Interactive Services, TSS Group, Applegate New Media, Global Telematics, Whirligig Creative

Some of Brett Parkers skills include:

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Whybrow

Established in 1997, Whybrow is an award winning, independent London based wayfinding agency.

Whybrow at UAL
A Maze of Corridors—Whybrow at UAL

As part of their on-going work, creative agency Johnson Banks brought in Whybrow Wayfinding to help develop a wayfinding scheme for Camberwell College of Arts, which is part of UAL (University of the Arts London).

The Disrupted City: The Path Towards Smart(er) Places

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's 4-6 events a year. Starting from 2014, these videos are available for viewing for members for free. If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources.

This Season's Lighting Festivals

As winter approaches, cities around the world are preparing to celebrate the season by transforming their buildings, squares, plazas, and streets into magical illuminated spaces. 

The Crosswalk Of The Future Moves And Changes To Prioritize Pedestrians

The Starling Crossing is designed to reshape streets by responding in real time to pedestrian movements.

Lisa Wells
Lisa Wells

Lisa Wells is a Design Standards and Signage Manager at John Lewis.

Lisa Wells' aim is to help John Lewis customers and potential customers to have the best shopping experience possible. Whether it is finding our shop in a city centre, parking in a safe, clean and well signed car park or finding a particular piece of merchandise with the least irritation, the whole journey is equally important.

The End Of The High Line Era

Several high-profile, billionaire-backed public spaces are on the outs.

Why Do People Respond Better to Some Places Than Others?

Has a building, place or a public place made you feel excited, interested, melancholic or stressed? Do some people find a location stimulating, while others find it boring or even alarming?

Exhibitionism, The Rolling Stones Exhibit
It's Only Rock 'N Roll—Exhibitionism—the Exhibition

The Rolling Stones, one of the most iconic and influential musical acts of the last five decades, are the subject of the lauded traveling exhibition entitled “Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones,” designed by Pentagram.

These Gentler Speed Bumps Rely On An Optical Illusion To Keep The Roads Safe

A clever new traffic implementation in Britain has many hopeful that neighborhood streets will be able to to get all the benefits of speed bumps without the jarring disruptions they create.

Populous and National Geographic collaborate on ‘The Stadium of Tomorrow’ © Photographer / National Geographic
Populous and National Geographic collaborate on ‘The Stadium of Tomorrow’

Populous was delighted to team up with National Geographic magazineto imagine a vision of the future for stadium design, exploring how technology will transform the spectator experience. 

30 Urban Linear Parks Projects Since 2000
30 Urban Linear Parks Projects Since 2000

Look no further than Paris' Promenade plantée, which was completed in 1993, to see where the trend of converting obsolete railways into beautiful urban green spaces originated. The real urban renewal linear park boom, however, happened in this century.

Camille Walala Creates Colorful Labyrinth Inside London's Now Gallery

Artist Camille Walala has used her signature colorful style to create a maze inside a southeast London gallery, imagined as a playground where visitors can "unleash their inner child."

London Design Biennale 2018 to Explore Design’s Impact on Emotional Wellbeing

We want to bring together countries to look at design’s important role in the big emotive issues of our time,” says festival director.

Future Systems Trueform Engineering
Future Systems

Future Systems is a design manufacture of bespoke street furniture for municipalities and transportation authorities around the world.

Our North American success organically developed from the global accomplishment of its parent company Trueform Engineering Ltd. who was established in 1977 as a sheet metal fabrication company. Since this time, Trueform has evolved into an SME Company, employing more than 250 employees throughout the UK, middle east and North America.

Gary Walker-Kerr
Gary Walker-Kerr

Gary Walker-Kerr is a Director and Designer at Haley Sharpe Design, a world-leading exhibition design agency that creates engaging and intelligent environments for cultural destinations, heritage sites and museums.

Exhibitionism—The Rolling Stones Exhibition

For over five decades, the Rolling Stones have continually reinvented themselves as musicians, performers and cultural icons, transforming music, art, fashion and popular culture in the process. This incredible legacy is explored in “Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones,” a major exhibition opened at New York’s Industria Superstudio after a blockbuster run in London. The designers collaborated on the exhibition with producers Tony Cochrane and Thea Jeanes-Cochrane of iEC and curator Ileen Gallagher.

Border City

Building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico was a focal point of the 2016 U.S. presidential election; the idea has turned attention to the border between the two countries but ignores the point that they coexist in a complex synergy. Designed in collaboration with FR-EE / Fernando Romero Enterprise in response to the official theme, “Utopia by Design,” “Border City” is the Mexico installation at the first annual London Design Biennale.

King's Cross Plimsoll

Located in rejuvenated King’s Cross London, The Plimsoll Building, designed by David Morley Architects, references the Victorian industrial heritage of the area and it is named in honor of Samuel Plimsoll, one of Victorian Britain’s most important historical figures and one with links to the history of King’s Cross.

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Whybrow Shortlisted for Transform Awards

Whybrow Wayfinding and creative partners Atelier Works have been shortlisted in this year’s Transform Awards Europe.

Stadium-led urban regeneration at Emirates Stadium

Christopher Lee, managing director (EMEA), Populous, explores how Arsenal's Emirates Stadium has led a new wave of venue-led urban regeneration in what was one of London's most deprived areas.

Foster, Adjaye and Libeskind shortlisted for UK Holocaust memorial

The shortlist for the National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre was revealed on January 27 – Holocaust Memorial Day.

Daktronics 4K Curved LED Display at Piccadilly Circus
Piccadilly Circus Upgrades to 4K, Curved LED From Daktronics

The iconic lights in London’s Piccadilly Circus are being upgraded to a massive, outward-curved display capable of true 4K video production.

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Holmes Wood Joins Benoy Group

"Over the last 16 years, we have created a studio that delivers world class solutions in a new area of design: branding the built environment through graphic, wayfinding and sign design. Creating solutions that marry with architecture and interior design is absolutely key to our success and we see joining Benoy Group as the perfect fit," says Owner Lucy Holmes.

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