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SDS summer party: wayfinding cues beyond signs
For the SDS summer party we’re celebrating the role that art and light play in wayfinding and placemaking. Our two guest speakers, both at the forefront of their fields, are Paul Arad (Acrylicize) and Jason Bruges (Jason Bruges Studio).
Date: 11 Jul 2019
Venue: The Gallery, Alan Baxter Ltd, 75 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ
SDS on tour at the Birmingham Design Festival
Join us for this unique programme of events. Hear from speakers on sign and wayfinding related topics, enjoy a fun and informative workshop to explore ideas for finding your way or getting lost (using a local park for inspiration) and take the opportunity to network with your peers.
Date: 06 Jun 2019
Venue: The Birmingham City University, City Centre Campus, Curzon Building (C402), Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7BD
Latest news items
Whybrow and Heath Pedrola form a new London wayfinding and placemaking agency partnership.
Ian Whybrow and Heath Pedrola are partners of newly formed Whybrow Pedrola. Originating from different sides of the world – South East England and North East Australia respectively – Ian and Heath met at a Society of Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) event Read More…
Endpoint scoop another award for their Harrods’ navigation solution
Congratulations to Endpoint who took home a merit award at the recent 2019 SEGD Global Design Awards for their wayfinding strategy for Harrods. A winner in the Strategy, Research, and Planning category, the Harrods wayfinding project was one of only 31 projects Read More…
SDS AGM (2019) and nominations to the Steering Group
Please be advised that the 2019 AGM will take place immediately before the SDS summer social and talks, details below: Date: Thursday 11 July 2019 Time: 4.30pm Location: The Gallery, Alan Baxter Ltd, 75 Cowcross St, Farringdon, London EC1M 6EL All members Read More…
Access events online through Facebook Live
For those that can’t physically make it to one of our events, wherever possible (and technology permitting) we will stream all future events through Facebook Live. Please note: this offer is only available to SDS members. Not an SDS member? Join today to take Read More…
The 2019 British Sign Awards – submit your wayfinding category entries now
Once again we’re pleased to announce that the SDS will be judging entries in the wayfinding category of the 2019 British Sign Awards. This annual showcase celebrates the best of the best, from those working in the business of signs. Last year saw Read More…
Case study: xsign completes project for Perdiswell Leisure Centre
Project Name: Perdiswell Leisure Centre Signage Clients: Perdiswell Leisure Centre and Cantoo Design Sector: Retail & leisure Location: Worcester (UK) Role: Sign scheme design, signs manufacture & signs installation The Brief: Perdiswell Leisure Centre opened in January 2017 after a £10.5 million Read More…
Last chance to comment – public review of government proposals for Changing Places toilets for the severely disabled closes on 21 July.
New, or majorly refurbished, large buildings used by the public must have Changing Places toilets for severely disabled people, under government proposals announced today (12 May 2019). The government has launched a 10-week consultation which proposes the required size and shape of Read More…
Case study: Pascall+Watson’s wayfinding for Venice Marco Polo International Airport
Project Name: Venice Marco Polo International Airport, Wayfinding Strategy Client: SAVE S.p.A. Sector: Transport (Aviation) Location: Venice (Italy) The role: Wayfinding design – strategic advice and guidance, brand design, sign planning, product design and digital content design – from initial conceptual discussion through to implementation and delivery Read More…
New interactive map provides accessibility information for Britain’s railway stations
As part of their Inclusive Transport Strategy, the British rail industry has launched a new ‘Active Map‘ which will help passengers, including those with disabilities, find out about station accessibility. The interactive map is compatible with accessible features on iPhone, Android and Read More…
CSM Live partners with Formula E to deliver a sustainable, non-PVC signage solution
Formula E has partnered with global branding supplier CSM Live to reduce plastic production and waste, rolling out revolutionary sustainable trackside signage made of non-PVC material. The new branding product was debuted on 13 April 2019 at the GEOX Rome E-Prix event. The Read More…