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Helping Special Assistance Passengers in Gatwick Airport

It is great to see many of the UK airports taking a lead in efforts to meet the needs of those with 'Special Assistance' needs and on a recent trip to Gatwick Airport, London, it was great to see the efforts and attention the airport are putting into helping special...

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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...

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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,...

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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....

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10 Common Signage Design Mistakes Made in Wayfinding

There are a number of common signage design mistakes that are made when designing spaces, signage and the system for navigation and wayfinding and in this post I look at some of these mistakes and the solutions! 1. Signs Places after Decisions Points Decision points...

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Designing Walkable Cities Using Wayfinding

The idea of designing Walkable Cities is a trend that is developing on the back of the "Smart Cities" movement and as greater awareness of sustainable and social issues comes into the wayfinding discourse. The movement for designing walkable cities involves trying to:...

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Avoiding Signage Clutter and Clustering Issues

One concept which can greatly impact signage and which anyone who has visited Las Vegas would have faced on a daily basis is the concept of signage clutter and clustering. Signage clutter and clustering as one might imagine refer to groups of signs which are in a...

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Commercial Opportunities in Airports Using Wayfinding

Welcome back to the wayfinding channel. I’m Paul Symonds and I am the wayfinding expert. This time I will explain some of the ways in which you can create commercial opportunities in airports, using wayfinding design. These techniques though can also be applied to...

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Digital Signage Guide for Beginners

You might be thinking about using digital signage in the future and yet there are so many options and types that the decision over what to buy can be baffling! Well, in this post I hope to try and answer some of the most common questions and to provide you with a...

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