A thank you to the speakers and hosts of 2017's SDS events. Please read this full thank you message in our new section.
In a great example of circularity, the 2017 SDS talks programme kicked off at Pascall+Watson with the fascinating story behind the identity and wayfinding design for Venice Airport, and ended at the same studio with a series of fabulous presentations on London Underground signs.
We’d like to thank all our speakers who have contributed to delivering a diverse programme of SDS discussions:
- London Underground signs – Mark Ovenden, Tim Dunn and Ann Gavaghan (London Underground)
- Designing for an ageing population – Professor Andrea Tales (Swansea University) and Lucy Richards (StudioLR)
- The Big Debate – Tony Baugh (Wood & Wood), Colette Jeffrey (Birmingham City University), Mario Vieira (Scott Brownrigg), Ole E. Wattne (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) and Fran Raybould (FRA Creative)
- Contribution to placemaking – Nicholas Plunkett Dillon and Juliane Klemp (CSM Live) and Andy Altman (Why Not Associates)
- Pedestrian modelling – Francesco Angelelli (Atkins)
- Collaborate to innovate – Wesley Meyer (Gensler)
- Adventures of a Type Tourist – David Quay
- The British Rail Corporate Identity Manual – Wallace Henning
- Wayfinding for industrial estates – Jonathan Docksey (Design JD)
- Venice Airport identity & wayfinding – Sarah Owen (Pascall+Watson)
A big thank you also goes to our sponsor hosts – without your generosity none of this would be possible:
- Alan Baxter Associates
- Steer Davies Gleave
NB If you could help with providing a venue we’d love to hear from you too.
Congratulations also go to Maynard Design - runners up in the wayfinding category for their fabulous Paddington Portable Event Signs project.
We're pleased that Populous Activate and Maynard will be joining us for our next event to tell us about their winning projects. The event will take place at The Gallery, Alan Baxter Associates in Farringdon, London on Thursday 25 January 2018. Further details to be announced soon.
Chris Girling, Head of Wayfinding at CCD says, “Our wayfinding system gives visitors the information they need in a subtle yet helpful way. Looking at the gallery holistically allowed us to develop a system that works whether people want to see something specific, or just wish to explore.”
- SDS event - London Underground sign design - 23 November 2017
- Our next event - Placemaking TalkFest, Networking and SDS Summer Party – 13 July 2017
- New SDS Member ABG Design creates a new signage scheme for the National Army Museum
- SDS Member ABG Design creates a new signage scheme for the National Army Museum