Author: Kate Wright

  • Keystone Studios

    Keystone Studios

    We supply bespoke signage and wayfinding services for a wide range of applications both internally and externally. With the latest techniques and materials at our disposal from our approved manufacturers and installers we can design, manage and implement an extensive range of highly effective and creative signage solutions. Our team of highly qualified designers have…

  • Pindar Creative awarded prestigious contract to maintain Transport for London’s iconic Tube maps

    Pindar Creative awarded prestigious contract to maintain Transport for London’s iconic Tube maps

    Image of an excerpt of a Tube Map (in an Underground train carriage) showing a selection of cedntral London station stops

  • Remembering Phil Baines

    Remembering Phil Baines

    We were saddened to hear of the death of Professor Phil Baines in January 2024. Phil Baines was one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary British graphic design. His career of forty years spanned curation, graphic design, teaching and writing. Combining teaching at Central St. Martins with a passion for architectural lettering and signage,…

  • Reader’s corner book of the month: April 2024

    Featuring publications of relevance to our industry, including those cited in SDS e-newsletter lead articles and suggested additional reading, we’ve recently relaunched the SDS Reader’s Corner book of the month page. Each month we will showcase a suggested read that relates to our professional areas of interest, be it a seminal publication or something more…

  • Previous books of the month

    Being Human in Digital Cities by Myria Geogiou (published December 2023) The Graphic Design Bible by Theo Inglis (published September 2023) The Gendered City: How Cities Keep Failing Women? by Nourhan Bassam (published November 2023) Big Type: Graphic Design and Identities with Typographic Emphasis by Jon Dowling (published April 2022) Information Design Unbound by Dr…

  • 2nd edition Sign design guide now available to buy!

    2nd edition Sign design guide now available to buy!

    As of 26/02/24, the new edition of the Sign design guide is published and available to buy. The new edition SDG+ retails at £40.00 + £5 P&P (within UK) per copy. People who bought a copy of the SDG (1st Edition) in 2023 / 24 or peer reviewed the SDG+ will be able to purchase…

  • Invitation to tender for the St Just in Roseland interpretive centre

    St Just in Roseland Church and its iconic churchyard gardens sit at the tip of the Roseland peninsula in south Cornwall.  Described by Sir John Betjeman as “for some the most beautiful churchyard on earth”, people love the peace and tranquillity of the site. The PCC of St Just in Roseland and St Mawes Church is…

  • Astra Group bolsters senior team with a new director

    Astra Group bolsters senior team with a new director

  • Design Student Placement, Mima (UK)

    Working at Mima Design that connects us Our value is in our people. We take individual responsibility and can work autonomously. We have flexibility to work how we need to in order to do our best. Work is important but it’s not all there is to life. We keep a balance. We find meaning and…

  • April ’24 SDS symposium call for speakers on inclusive design for wayfinding information

    In April, the Sign Design Society, in conjunction with SEGD, are celebrating the launch of the new edition ‘Sign Design Guide+’ with a symposium about inclusive design for wayfinding information. We’d love to hear from you if you have something that you’d like to present as part of our symposium. You might have a design…