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The Sign Design Society (SDS) is for anyone interested in information and graphic communication within buildings and public spaces, including:
  • Wayfinding
  • Interpretative graphics
  • Brand and experiential/environmental graphics
  • Statutory and health & safety signs
As well as raising the profile of our disciplines, we offer members a programme of events, resources and initiatives to help them:
  • Keep up to date and improve their practice
  • Find potential consultants, collaborators & employees
  • Promote their work and capabilities

To join choose a membership plan that suits you and sign up!

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Latest news items

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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…

Darren Clarke and Hollie May Collins (CCD Design & Ergonomics) holding 2019 Transform Award for wayfinding or signage

Gold for SDS Member CCD Design at the 2019 Transform Awards

At the Transform Awards gala dinner and awards ceremony, held in London on 28 March, SDS member CCD Design & Ergonomics were awarded top honours in the Wayfinding or Signage category, for their Royal Museums Greenwich National Maritime Museum project. Congratulations to Read More…

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Signage CPD training day competition (now closed) – winner announced

Update (1 April 2019) – Congratulations to winner Masson Seeley. Member  Make it Happen  provides  training, consultancy, project management and products to the signage industry. Their mission through their training programmes is to expand current knowledge; and encourage new ideas and practices to Read More…

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Case Study Library: Whybrow’s wayfinding scheme for Bloomberg Europe HQ in London

Project Name: Bloomberg European HQ, London Client: Foster + Partners Sector: Offices and estates Location: The City, London (UK) Role: Wayfinding design, signage prototyping and quality benchmarking, implementation management. The Brief:  In December 2010, to meet the needs of their growing number of employees and represent their Read More…

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NEW Traffic Signs Manual chapters 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7 now available

The Department for Transport’s Traffic Signs Manual provides guidance to traffic authorities and sign designers on good practice in respect of the design and use of traffic signs, in order to provide appropriate and adequate information for road users. Revised discrete sections of Read More…

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New MSc: Disability, Design and Innovation

The Sign Design Society, through our monthly talks and publication The Sign Design Guide, takes a keen interest in design to improve the lives of disabled people. For SDS members and other wayfinding industry professionals who wish to develop their understanding and Read More…

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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…

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Launch of the membership directory

The opportunity to promote your services and expertise to prospective clients and collaborators via the SDS website, is now available to all paid up members. More details are available here, but to take advantage of this benefit simply: Complete the directory application Read More…

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Wayfindr launch eLearning course on accessible audio navigation systems

Wayfindr, the organisation behind the world’s first internationally-approved open standard for accessible audio navigation, has launched an eLearning course on accessible audio navigation systems. Audio navigation is a cutting edge accessibility solution that can empower persons with vision impairments to travel independently. Helping Read More…

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Wear your badge with pride

Joining the Sign Design Society is a tangible demonstration that you’re committed to staying up to date with the latest developments and good practice in signing and wayfinding.  Don’t keep this investment to yourself … let everyone know and increase confidence further Read More…