Tag: placemaking

  • A review: Inclusive design for wayfinding symposium

    A review: Inclusive design for wayfinding symposium

    A probably not impartial review by Andrew Barker On 18 April, the Sign Design Society and SEGD held a symposium about inclusive design for wayfinding. We had fantastic lineup of speakers and a capacity audience – it was great! The event was mainly to celebrate the launch of the new edition of the Sign Design…

  • Genius Loci scoops multiple  awards at Transform Middle East & Africa (MEA) Awards 2024

    Genius Loci scoops multiple awards at Transform Middle East & Africa (MEA) Awards 2024

    Sign Design Society member, Dubai-based Genius Loci is pleased to announce that its innovative signage and wayfinding solutions design work on three recently completed, international commissions (one in Europe and two in the Middle East) has been rewarded with multiple gongs at the Transform Awards MEA 2024. The company’s design work on the Ellinikon Experience…

  • Product Designer, Air (UK)

    Product Designer, Air (UK)

    Air Design is a specialist brand experience design studio with 25 years of success in enhancing connections between people and the built environment, collaborating with the world’s leading developers, owners, operators and consultants. Our Strategy, Branding, Wayfinding and Placemaking work has shaped a wide range of environments, including commercial, mixed-use, leisure, hospitality and residential schemes, as…

  • Designer, Air, (UK)

    Designer, Air, (UK)

    Air Design is a specialist brand experience design studio with 25 years of success in enhancing connections between people and the built environment, collaborating with the world’s leading developers, owners, operators and consultants. Our Strategy, Branding, Wayfinding and Placemaking work has shaped a wide range of environments, including commercial, mixed-use, leisure, hospitality and residential schemes,…

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

    Reader’s corner book of the month: May 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Signes Imatge i Comunicació, S.A.

    Signes Imatge i Comunicació, S.A.

    Signes was created in 1982 in Barcelona. We have a long tradition as wayfinding specialists, as well in signage and corporate identity high quality production and implementation. Our challenge is to maintain the highest professional standards – our greatest asset is our team – and to face the future challenges of our changing digital world.…

  • 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…