Tag: Inclusive Design

  • Previous books of the month

    A Primer of Visual Literacy‘, by Donis A. Dondis (published September 1973). 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Consultation period now open for Design standards for accessible railway stations: a code of practice

    Consultation period now open for Design standards for accessible railway stations: a code of practice

    The Department for Transport is currently seeking views on improving the code of practice on design standards for accessible stations. The code of practice on design standards for accessible railway station provides standards for anyone carrying out rail infrastructure improvements. The underlying principle of the code is that, ‘whenever work takes place, the opportunity is…