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

Do self-driving cars dream of electric signs?

According to (the website of IEEE, the world’s largest professional technology association)  2030 Forecast, self driving cars are on the way. Google’s fleet of driverless Prius has covered over 300,ooo miles, 50,ooo… 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

The Totem Pole – Signs that transcend language…

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Brilliant article about the re-evaluation of the prototype for signage. The Totem Pole — Predecessor for Advertising?. Found on the From the Daily Heller blog

The excellent traffic signs of Italy

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You can tell a lot about a place from it’s signage and in some instances even tell a place by it’s signs. Local cultural differences are always bought into…

A future for signage? (Part 1)

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I’ve been looking at where signage and the influence that technology has begun to exert for a few years. Here’s a great example of the types of signs I…

Ok, so they’re not really signs, but hey…

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Plus this example is only really useful in the rainy North of Europe, but here’s some neat thinking about something I’ve coined as the ‘socialisation’ of Signage, While this…