Category Archive: Signage

Walk a mess?

Does any city really need more signage? Judging from Walk Your City, the answer appears to be ‘yes’ and for economic, environmental and health reasons. Not a bad ideal, but I’m not convinced… Continue reading

The dialogue starts here.

Once you start thinking about how to make things less, well, dumb, the possibilities open up all over. Here’s when the dialogue between our streetscape and its furniture (including signage) begins to become… Continue reading

The way forward’s right under your nose

While Google Glass seems to have stolen the thunder, ‘heads-up’ displays began life in cars, so it seems only logical that these should converge. And here it is – The LiveMap helmet “projects… Continue reading

Time to start ‘socialising’ signage design?‏

Some aspects of our lives and day-to-day experiences seem immune to the technological changes that are increasingly shaping how we see the world. We now walk around with mobiles and have the whole… Continue reading

Keep On The Grass

Sometimes a simply idea can be subverted to great effect and traditional sign forms and formats lend themselves to this – here’s a great example for the UK’s National Trust, turning from tut-tutting… Continue reading

How to avoid losing in Las Vegas?

More on the future of mobile wayfinding. Ok, so I can’t really stop you losing your shirt at the roulette tables, but in future, finding your way around indoors – by relying on… Continue reading

Mapping new territories – Indoor wayfinding comes of age

Indoor navigation technology is going to be quite a bit different from its outdoor counterpart – you can’t us GPS without a direct satellite line. So developers are turning to other tools to… Continue reading