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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!

Tate Gallery, St Ives
Paddington Portable
Groupama Stadium, Lyon
The British Library, London

Latest news items

An image notifying the world that Steer Davies Gleave has updated its name to Steer

All Change: Steer Davies Gleave Becomes Steer.

SDS member Steer Davies Gleave is changing their name to Steer, to reflect their growing international footprint, expanding portfolio and diversification beyond transport, into sectors including fuel, power and economic development. Steer CEO Hugh Jones commented: “We are delighted to announce our name Read More…

Picture of wayfinding by Populous Activate at Groupama Stadium

The SDS and 2018 British Sign Awards

Once again we’re pleased to announce that the SDS will be judging entries for the wayfinding category in the 2018 British Sign Awards. Last year saw member Populous Activate crowned winners in this annual showcase of British talent, with their Groupama stadium 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…

Endpoint wayfinding team receiving international industry award

Endpoint Enjoys An Award Winning Year

  Congratulations to Endpoint whose international wayfinding teams have recently scooped two top industry awards. These include the Transform Awards MENA, where they won the much-coveted Gold Transform Award for their wayfinding strategy,  creative design, and placemaking project at the Dubai Design Read More…

View of entrance to Accenture Head Office (Dublin) featuring John Anthony Signs signage

John Anthony Signs Celebrate 50 Years in Business

Congratulations to member John Anthony Signs, who are celebrating 50 years in business this year. Based in Rayleigh, Essex,  the company recently showcased their thirty year relationship with Accenture (a global management consulting and professional services firm),  with the manufacture and installation Read More…

Transform award photo

Success for Whybrow at Transform Awards Europe 2018

Congratulations to SDS member Whybrow on their success at this year’s Transform Awards Europe, the awards programme that celebrates brand development and rebranding projects. Their wayfinding schemes for UAL: Camberwell College of Arts received a bronze and Bloomberg London a highly commended Read More…

IMPORTANT: New Website Member Registration

You may have noticed that we’ve updated our website. This will enable The SDS to enhance the benefits offered to members, but to take advantage of these (and ensure compliance with GDPR), you will need to register with the new site. GDPR, Read More…

Gate sign at the Houses of Parliament (ABG Design visitor wayfinding signs)

ABG Design Creates Visitor Scheme for the Houses of Parliament

The Houses of Parliament, otherwise known as the Palace of Westminster, symbolises Great Britain and as a world heritage site, is among one of the most iconic visitor attractions in the world. The building that sits proudly on the banks of the Thames 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…