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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

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Calling All Members With WordPress Experience – Your Society Needs You!

Have you experience of designing/writing content for WordPress websites? Do you have a working knowledge of CSS/HTML? The Sign Design Society website is evolving to meet the changing needs of our subscribers and the ways in which we communicate. For those of Read More…

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Sign Design Guide – Now Back In Stock

The cost of the reprinted Guide remains £25 (and £19.50 for SDS members), with an additional charge (@£2.95 2nd Class) payable for orders posted within the UK.  Postage cost will vary by country destination on copies posted overseas. You can either order/pay Read More…

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Case Study Library – Here East (Reade Signs, England)

Reade Signs undertook an exciting, award-winning wayfinding project at the former press and broadcast centres of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Hackney Wick, home of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Reade Signs was commissioned to install and supply over 300 Read More…

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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…

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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…

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Sign Design Society Case Study Library Launch

September sees the launch of the Case Study Library offering paid up Sign Design Society members a platform to showcase their work to prospective clients and partners. The aim is also to develop a valuable reference resource for members that will inspire, promote good practice 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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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…

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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…

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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…