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Email: enquiries@signdesignsociety.co.uk

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
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Latest news items

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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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Win a free signage CPD training day

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 enhance the service provided by delegates to their clients. Their 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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Department for Transport’s Through the Traffic Signs Manual – updated chapters now available

The DfT’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. The Manual is published by TSO in 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…

Marc Kisko (BSA 2018 Young Signmaker of the Year winner) receiving his award from Steve Davis and Rob Goleniowski

Reade Signs employee wins BSA 2018 Young Signmaker of The Year

From Reade Signs apprentice to this year’s Young Signmaker of the Year, congratulations to Marc Kisko. Marc, aged 22, has been with SDS member Reade Signs for four years, completing his apprenticeship in just one year rather than the usual 18 months. 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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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…