Wayfinding in Travel and Tourism

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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 …

Navigating Seoul, Korea as a Westerner

Visiting a country where you have no way of being able to read the language and where few people speak English, makes for an interesting experience. This was …

Travel Writing and Using Navigation to Make it Interesting

The first essential for a travel writer in a foreign city is to get orientated and to better understand the area and setting as quickly and pragmatically as …

What is Wayfinding Signage?

Wayfinding signage is different from other forms of signage, because this form of signage is concerned with helping to direct you from point to point, or …

Best Wind Indicators for Sailing and Boats

There are some wonderful gadgets out there for aiding those of us into sailing and boating, from high-end SatNav systems for boats and navigation systems for …

Creating a Wayfinding Narrative Using Heritage in Airports

In order to really get the most out of wayfinding, i.e. to Provide your users with the very best possible experience (so that they want to re-use your venue or …

Brighton City Wayfinding, England

In every location I visit as I photograph, document and audit the local wayfinding system, I always find something either new, innovative or interesting and …

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 …

Text Walking, Smart Phones and Wayfinding – Distracted Walking

Any of you who read my previous post on the dangers of using mobile technologies when navigating, will not be surprised and perhaps will even be relieved to …

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I love to travel and have been to over 40 countries to date. I am presently studying a PhD in Wayfinding and am the Editor for travelwayfinding.com.

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