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Case study: Endpoint’s award-winning wayfinding strategy for Harrods

Project Name: Harrods Retail Wayfinding Clients: Harrods Sector: Retail & leisure Location: London (UK) Role: The nature of the service delivered i.e. sign design, wayfinding, manufacture and installation, map design, typography and brand identity design. The Brief: Harrods is a world-class, luxury shopping Read More…

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Whybrow and Heath Pedrola form a new London wayfinding and placemaking agency partnership

Ian Whybrow and Heath Pedrola are partners of newly formed Whybrow Pedrola. Originating from different sides of the world – South East England and North East Australia respectively – Ian and Heath met at a Society of Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) event Read More…

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SDS AGM (2019) and nominations to the Steering Group

Please be advised that the 2019 AGM will take place immediately before the SDS summer social and talks, details below: Date: Thursday 11 July 2019 Time: 4.30pm Location: The Gallery, Alan Baxter Ltd, 75 Cowcross St, Farringdon, London EC1M 6EL All members Read More…

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The 2019 British Sign Awards – submit your wayfinding category entries now

Once again we’re pleased to announce that the SDS will be judging entries in the wayfinding category of the 2019 British Sign Awards. This annual showcase celebrates the best of the best, from those working in the business of signs. Last year saw Read More…

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Case study: xsign complete sign project for Royal Papworth Hospital

Project Name: Royal Papworth Hospital Client: Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Trust and Skanska Sector: Hospitals, healthcare and research Location: Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge (UK) Role: Wayfinding consultancy, sign scheme design, signs manufacture and signs installation. The Brief: xsign were appointed to provide wayfinding consultancy, sign Read More…

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Save the date: 6th June – SDS on tour and the Birmingham Design Festival 2019

Following last year’s fabulous multi-faceted event, the SDS is heading up to Birmingham again in June. This year promises to be even bigger and better. Not only will the SDS be curating a workshop and sign tour, (full details to follow shortly), Read More…

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New interactive map provides accessibility information for Britain’s railway stations

As part of their Inclusive Transport Strategy, the British rail industry has launched a new ‘Active Map‘ which will help passengers, including those with disabilities,  find out about station accessibility. The interactive map is compatible with accessible features on iPhone, Android and Read More…

Case study: Quadram Institute signage by ABG Design

Project Name: Quadram Institute Client: Quadram Institute Sector: Hospitals, healthcare and research Location: Norwich (UK) Role: Sign design Background: The Quadram Institute is a new multi-million, state-of-the-art food and health research and NHS endoscopy centre.  It will create new interfaces between food science, gut Read More…

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Case Study: 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 company’s Read More…

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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…