Signage

Public to Vote on Wayfinding Signs

At the Oct. 10 commission meeting, Todd Mayfield of Axia Creative, the firm hired to help the city with the program, estimated the signs would be installed in 12 to 18 weeks. 

Herm Medina is a Design Director at Yesco in Denver
Herm Medina

Herm Medina is currently the Design Director for YESCO Custom Electric Signs in Denver, Colorado.

Cloud Gehshan Interpreting One of Wright's Finest Achievements
Cloud Gehshan to Intepret One of Wright's Finest Achievements

Cloud Gehshan is delighted to be signing the Darwin Martin House—one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most significant residential commissions.

ArtHouse Brands 1401 Lawrence
ArtHouse Brands 1401 Lawrence

ArtHouse Design recently completed a wayfinding and placemaking project at 1401 Lawrence, one of Denver’s newest Class AA premiere office buildings, rising to 21 stories and overlooking historic Larimer Square.

Craig Gibbs is a co-owner of Fastsigns in Toronto, Canada
Craig Gibbs

Craig Gibbs is a co-owner of FASTSIGNS in Toronto, Canada

FASTSIGNS is a full service sign and graphics company offering a full range of products and services starting from initial conception through, design, manufacture and installation.

Before FASTSIGNS Craig Gibbs worked for Bombardier as the Director of Finance Customer Support and Messier Dowty as Global Controlling Engineer.

Craig earned his BAS in Management from York University, his MBA from Athabasca University. Craig is also a certified CMA in Ontario.

Poblocki Sign Company Expands to Northeast
Poblocki Sign Company Expands into Northeast

Poblocki Sign Company LLC, a leader in the custom sign industry, recently announced the Company’s expansion into the Northeastern U.S. with the acquisition of Advanced Signing LLC.

April Watson is a Marketing Director at Intersign Corporation in Chattanooga, TN
April Watson

April Watson is the e-Commerce Manager at Intersign Corporation in Chattanooga, TN

For those 25 years Intersign Corporation has been designing and producing the highest quality interior and exterior signs available for hospitals, hotels, businesses, restaurants, long–term care facilities, law firms, hair salons, apartments, robots, and more. Intersign Corporation has more sign options, color options, and font options than anyone else—and we give you control over the way you want your signs to look.

Stephen Sharlach is a Principal at SDS Design in Highland Park, Illinois
Stephen Sharlach

Stephen Sharlach is an Environmental Graphic Design professional with multi-disciplined experience integrating architecture, interiors, graphics and signage.

S D S D E S I G N is an Environmental Graphic Design group. Company focus developing signage & wayfinding systems and the design and management of environmental graphics + identity programs for clients in many industries; specializing in healthcare environments.

Stephen Sharlach has worked with Perkins+Will Architects and ASI Signage in Chicago, and Landor Associates in SanFrancisco.

City Seeks Input on New Wayfinding System

The City of Thunder Bay is inviting citizens to help plan and design new wayfinding street signs and maps for walkers and cyclists.

 

Gensler New York’s Big Broadway Secret
Gensler New York’s Big Broadway Debut

After 19 years at Rockefeller Center, Gensler New York traded in skates for the bright lights of Broadway and a new office space. For a few members of the team, it meant more than a new address or new desk; it meant a big opportunity (and keeping a big secret).

What If Algorithms Controlled Your Life Offline, Too?

Inspired by the pervasive and sometimes creepy effect of the algorithms that power these recommendation ads, Scott Kelly and Ben Polkinghorne–a pair of advertising executives who moonlight as artists–created a series of signs that bring these suggestions into the real world.

EAMS Surpasses 100,000 Managed Signs
EAMS Surpasses 100,000 Managed Signs

Recently, EAMS (Environmental Asset Management System) surpassed 100,000 surveyed and managed signs, spread across nearly 4,000 plans and over 20 million square feet, making it one of the most quickly growing surveying tools on the market. EAMS is an advanced, cloud-based application built specifically for the needs of the wayfinding industry. With this high-tech application, site surveyors and planners can easily register, label, and find existing signage, and ensure that each site plan is well-documented and fully complete.

The Triumphant Return of New York Neon

How the glow went from strip clubs to trendy restaurants.

Nate Gaschke, Designer, Dimensional Innovations, Kansas City
Nate Gaschke

Nate Gaschke is a Designer at Dimensional Innovations in Kansas City.

Rafiq Khan, AVS Signage & Visual
Rafiq Khan

Rafiq Khan is the president of AVS Group USA Inc. AVS specializes in architectural and digital signage, fixtures and visuals. Rafiq has over 25 years in experience with visual works, graphic designs and project management. For a majority of his career, Rafiq works closely with people and has been highly involved in fabrication and finishing processes at the shop. He started his visual career as the owner and art  director at an advertising company in 1990s.

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Northwest Sign & Design

Northwest Sign & Design is a full-service design / build sign company with a focus on design and supporting the designs of others through feasibility studies, budget analysis, value engineering, and engineering.

25 years of old school hand craftsmanship combined with the latest in technology and a company wide sense of ownership are the ingredients for our success in completing projects on time and to the highest level of quality.

Advance Sign Group
Advance Sign Group

Advance Sign Group (ASG) is a nationally trusted leader in exterior & interior signage, and our special project management approach ensures that we have control of the entire process. From our in-house UL and CUL manufacturing to ongoing maintenance of your sign long after installation, we are your first line of defense for policing your brand identity.

Brian Stoddard, NW Signs
Brian Stoddard

Brian Stoddard is the founder and president of Northwest Sign & Design, a company in Redmond, WA that specializes in design, fabrication, and installation of custom electrical signs, custom architectural signs and visual arts with an emphasis on dynamic and creative design.  With close to 25 years of design and fabrication experience he now manages major projects, dreams up innovative ideas, and manages growth to ensure his core values for employees and customers are maintained.

Andy Wasserstrom
Andy Wasserstrom

As the Vice President of Sales & Marketing with Advance Sign Group specializing in national sign program management for the retail, entertainment, financial, corporate branding, quick service, healthcare, hospitality, and multi-chain industry. Andy Wasserstrom has developed multiple sign programs and roll-outs from the ground up to meet the branding needs of expanding enterprises. He understands the sign industry through the vision of the retailers, store planners, purchasing agents, architects, owners, and developers.

Hannah Olin, Environmental Graphic Designer at Gensler in Washington DC
Hannah Olin

Hannah Olin a co-chair of the Washington DC chapter and is an Environmental Graphic Designer at Gensler.

Hannah Olin has lead design projects in the areas of wayfinding, experiential graphic design and strategy for clients such as:

Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE
Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE

It’s a long story: a 98-year-long story, in fact. When the much-anticipated addition to the Q line of the New York City Subway initiated construction, Calori & Vanden-Eynden/Design Consultants began the highly-specialized work of wayfinding for the first new stations in nearly 30 years.

Yvette Fevurly
Yvette Fevurly

A 21-year veteran of Forcade, Senior Designer Yvette Fevurly is responsible for the supervision and management of all stages of the design process for our largest and most complex projects. Driven by the evolutionary nature of our work, Yvette believes the creative challenges of each new project inspire great design. While the core work may be the same, including signage or environmental branding – each project offers the opportunity to improve how people interact with the space around them.

Jeanne Maier, Franklin Institute
Jeanne Maier

Jeanne Maier is a multi-disciplinary designer with a background in graphic design, exhibit design and environmental graphic design. Her design experience has included three prominent cultural and educational organizations in Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Zoo, The University of Pennsylvania, and The Franklin Institute. These prestigious organizations rely on the talent of their in-house design teams to develop creative solutions that engage audiences and create positive experiences for all who attend these public spaces.

Jeffrey Fiedler
Jeffrey Fiedler

Jeffrey is a sales professional with experience in new business development, cold calling, creative prospecting, and relationship building.

Mia Azar
Mia Azar

Mia Azar is a lecturer at the American University of Beirut’s Architecture and Design Department, where she has taught various practical and visual design courses to undergraduate students since 2013. In 2010, she joined PenguinCube, an award-winning design consultancy in Beirut with projects ranging from brand design to product design, with a core expertise in wayfinding and signage.

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