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The Benefits of Interpretive Signage

– by Paul Symonds In my work as a wayfinding consultant, a number of the locations I go to are ones that have or could benefit from heritage …

Using Floors, Pavements and Sidewalks as Wayfinding Signage

Using painted and taped coloured lines As you might have seen in the post on urban wayfinding, the use of painted lines to lead users on complex routes that …

Wayfinding, Art and Design – Getting Creative

A Complex Process, Simple Design by Paul Symonds Designing for wayfinding provides some quite unique and interesting challenges for graphics artists and …

Overcoming Language Problems in Wayfinding Design

One of the biggest challenges facing wayfinding designers is trying to cater for the wide variety of languages used in travel spaces. An airport such as …

Signage Maintenance and the Basics in Wayfinding

– Written by Paul Symonds I first mentioned signage maintenance in an early post on the top of considerations for signage basics but very briefly. …

Interesting Icons Used in Wayfinding

Trying to sign certain directions can be problematic in wayfinding, but there are some interesting solutions which you may wish to consider. Below are some …

10 Common Mistakes Made in Wayfinding Design

Video Dialogue: Hello – I’m Paul from Travelwayfinding.com and I’m going to talk about ten of the most common mistakes that people make when …

Do Road Signs in Wales Have to Be in Welsh and English?

When talking with people in Wales about the rules and regulations regards signage, there is often confusion about what the rules are from the Welsh Assembly, …

8 Common Mistakes Made when Designing a Wayfinding System

As a wayfinding auditor, I am constantly seeing many of the same mistakes applied time and time again. It is a little like the 80/20 rule whereby 20% of the …

Glastonbury Music Festival Wayfinding and Navigation

One of the biggest challenges which festival organisers face, from a wayfinding point of view, is to create a wayfinding system which can guide thousands of …

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