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Wayfinding Signage Design Online Training Course

Wayfinding Signage Design Online Training Course

Wayfinding signage is ubiquitous (it is all around us) on a quotidian (daily) basis. It is everywhere and hence understanding how to best design wayfinding signage is important! So, In this post an explanation of why you might want to consider doing the wayfinding...
Wayfinding Design Principles and Signage

Wayfinding Design Principles and Signage

When planning or improving a wayfinding system, so that people can navigate more easily and naturally, there are a number of wayfinding design principles worth considering, Below I look at some things you might want to consider if you are a designer or graphic artist,...
Where Can I study Wayfinding or Wayfinding Training?

Where Can I study Wayfinding or Wayfinding Training?

There are a number of opportunities for getting wayfinding training and to study wayfinding. Below are the best options. Wayfinding and Navigation are quite specialised subject areas and tend to be studied and covered within various other disciplines within academia....
The Benefits of Hiring a Wayfinding Auditor

The Benefits of Hiring a Wayfinding Auditor

Why you need a small Independent Wayfinding Auditor? No matter how much money is spent on a new wayfinding system, there are always issues that are overlooked. A brand new signage system introduced in an international airport; the redevelopment of space and a new...
How to Make GPS Work Indoors using Repeaters

How to Make GPS Work Indoors using Repeaters

If you are looking for a solution to make GPS Work Indoors, there is a solution that is both affordable and practical for many indoor environments. Welcome to this video on navigating indoors using GPS Repeaters and their uses. Hi. I’m Dr Paul Symonds and I run the...
How to Design and Use Arrows on Signage for Wayfinding

How to Design and Use Arrows on Signage for Wayfinding

In this lesson on wayfinding, we will look at arrows on signage for when you are designing with navigation and wayfinding in mind! Introduction Hi, I’m Dr Paul Symonds and I’m the Wayfinding Expert. Please make sure to subscribe to my Wayfinding Channel on YouTube to...
Wayfinding Case Study – Newport Wetlands

Wayfinding Case Study – Newport Wetlands

In the first of our wayfinding case study series, we take a look at Newport Wetlands in Wales, and how they have created an easy to follow navigation system. Using local materials and natural paths, signage and the good design of space, the RSPA, who manage this...
Indoor Positioning and GPS. Gatwick Airport Example

Indoor Positioning and GPS. Gatwick Airport Example

The move towards creating a system for indoor positioning that works, in locations such as airports, shopping malls and other large indoor spaces, is edging closer! Gatwick Airport recently announced the implementation of a new indoor wayfinding system, which uses...
Hawaiian Navigation and the Hokulea Journey

Hawaiian Navigation and the Hokulea Journey

In the day and age of modern navigational equipment, where anyone sailing around the world would these days use a GPS (Global Positioning System) and other technological gadgets, the journey around the world on a traditional Hōkūle‘a  canoe is all the more remarkable...