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  • View of two pages within The Graphic Design Bible, the book kept open by two hands

    Reader’s corner book of the month: February 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…

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  • 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…

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

    Reader’s corner book of the month: February 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…

  • Astra Group bolsters senior team with a new director

    Astra Group bolsters senior team with a new director

  • 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…

  • Review of 2023

    Review of 2023

    2023 brought another busy year for the Sign Design Society, with a rich mix of topics across talks and articles in the newsletters. As ever, we tried to get a balance of research and practice, offering diverse viewpoints and provocations. We started the year with a particularly intriguing challenge for a panel discussion: ‘What can…

  • NRAC brand design opportunity

    The National Register of Access Consultants (NRAC) is a nationally recognised register of professional access consultants who advise clients about access and inclusive design in the built environment. The organisation will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2024 and needs a professional brand identity and a new, accessible website. At this point NRAC invites quotes from…

  • Potential replacement of international accessibility symbol – have your say

    [Winning design in International Union of Architects (UIA) and Rehabilitation International (RI)-run 2022 competition for 21st century symbol of accessibility, by Ukrainian architect Maksym Holovkoas.]  The BSI Public information symbols committee PH/8/2 is currently working with the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) to assess public and industry opinion on the suitability of the international symbol for accessibility,…

  • f.r.a. adds London base to accommodate growth

    f.r.a. adds London base to accommodate growth

    Multi-award winning placemaking, brand and wayfinding design specialists, f.r.a. have joined the vibrant creative hub at historic, Grade ll* listed Old Sessions House, in the design-centric area of Clerkenwell, London. f.r.a. Studio Director Rachel Trippier commented: “We’ve been on the lookout for a London base for some time and as we continue to grow our…

  • National Museum of Ireland four-year tender opportunity

    The National Museum of Ireland has recently launched a tender for exhibition design services across its five sites over a four-year period, estimating the fee total at around £876,000 (€1 million) for the duration. The initial project will be the development of a new temporary exhibition and interpretative scheme, featuring early medieval insular manuscripts from…