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British Sign Awards 2018 gala event – celebrating the best of British

Now in their fifth year, the British Sign Awards, organised by the British Sign and Graphics Association (BSGA) celebrate the best of the British sign industry. In all 13 awards will be presented, ranging from Best Architectural Sign through to Traditional Sign Crafts Read More…

Outside view of The Spectra building

Case Study Library – The Spectra (Atelier Pacific Ltd, Hong Kong)

The Spectra is a new residential development located next to the West Rail Long Ping Station in Hong Kong. It consists of four 24-storey residential towers, a club-house with gym and outdoor pool, and a multi-story basement car park. The project covers nearly 50,000 Read More…

FRA Creative Business Cards

Brand Refresh For Wayfinding Consultants f.r.a.

Wayfinding consultants f.r.a. have completed a refresh of their brand and communication materials. The new branding, created in-house, reflects the studio’s approach to design by blending classic elements with expressive use of patterns and a slightly cheeky tone of voice. The core visual identity brings punctuation into Read More…

External view (with wayfinding totem) of the RAF Museum Hendon

RAF Museum project By ABG Design launches our case study library

ABG Design‘s recent project,  for the Royal Air Force Museum is the first to be inducted into the SDS Case Study Library.  As well as promoting the work of members, the library will provide a valuable reference resource and yet another good reason Read More…

Picture of wayfinding by Populous Activate at Groupama Stadium

The SDS and 2018 British Sign Awards – Closing Date Extended To Friday, 21 September

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…

Display of three SDS 2013 Awards trophies

Sign Design Society Awards 2013 Portfolio Publication – Free Copies Available

The 2013 Sign Design Awards ceremony was a memorable gala presentation event which took place on 21st November at ARUP’s London offices. Attracting a larger number of entrants and receiving more entries from around the globe than ever before, a total of Read More…

A Promotion for SDS Steering Group Member Colette Jeffrey

Colette Jeffrey, an active SDS member since 1996, has been appointed Associate Professor in Wayfinding and Inclusive Design at Birmingham City University. After the completing her PhD later this year she will be exploring wayfinding research opportunities and making stronger connections  with Read More…

London Calling Letterheads 2018 Poster featuring old fashioned red double-decker bus

London Calling: Letterheads 2018

Next month (16-19 August 2018) will see over 200 sign and lettering artists from five continents congregate at the Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf (on the South Bank) for an international Letterheads ‘meet‘, curated by SDS member, Sam Roberts. These ‘meets’ are typically closed-doors Read More…

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Publication of the Government’s Inclusive Transport Strategy 2018

The Government’s Inclusive Transport Strategy was published on 25 July and is available to download from the Government website. The Department of Transport is clear that all public realm schemes should be inclusive and accessible. The Strategy’s core objectives are: raising awareness of passengers’ Read More…

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SDS Talks Archive – A Benefit Of Membership

Sign Design Society member? One of the many perks of your membership package is access (via our Members’ Area) to our archive of the most recent SDS seminar talks, with livestream film and PDF(s) uploaded for most presentations dating back to October Read More…