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.