Monthly Archive: July 2011

Expansive Donor Recognition Solution for Special Care Hospital

The Hospital for Special Care provides a full spectrum of medical treatment for complex rehabilitation and chronic disease for both children and adults. The bright, modern healing-focused hospital is set amid walking paths and flower gardens. Because the hospital is a private, not-for-profit organization, it recognizes donors who show a special commitment and interest in …

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Custom Interior and Exterior Identity Solutions for Eco-Friendly Corporate Office Center

Linden Pointe on the Lateral is a 600,000 sq. ft. mixed-use business and professional complex that includes corporate offices, medical offices, retail spaces and restaurants. Linden Pointe is committed to being a sustainable professional business complex by providing eco-friendly landscaping, components and systems designed to conserve energy, reduce waste, and recycle resources. From the tree …

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Advice for Designers: Learn from other Designer’s Mistakes

Successful environmental graphic designers and architects know all to well that just because someone owns a copy of Adobe Creative Suite, it does not qualify the person as an experienced and competent designer. Before we throw too many large rocks about designer’s making mistakes, we should all agree that the house we live in as …

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Rolling Out Donor Recognition Signage for Boston Foundation

Established in 1915, the Boston Foundation is Greater Boston’s community foundation. The foundation works with donors to achieve philanthropic goals and bring together people from all sectors to shape a positive future. The Boston Foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to …

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Ready-Made Donor Recognition Walls and Environmental Graphics from 3form’s Studio Collection

We love 3form, as anyone who has read this blog probably already knows. Their products and materials are innovative, beautiful and they are a great jumping off point for architects and designers to create architectural environments that are a really cool and functional. Well, 3form has done it again with the Wovin Wall and Ditto …

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Branding: The Silent Partner, Part IV

In the final post of this series, Branding: The Silent Partner, we’ll look at how facility administrators and managers can leverage signage to promote a hospital’s brand. We’ve already examined how signage can function in a hospital as a brand promoter in the minds of patients, visitors and guests, and nurses and doctors. Perspective is …

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Branding: The Silent Partner, Part III

In this series, Branding: The Silent Partner, we’ve been examining ways in which well-designed architectural signage can function as a brand promoter. To illustrate different perspectives by which this can happen, we’ve used a hospital as our example. Hospital signage can promote the facility’s brand to all people who interact with the hospital, but this …

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Branding: The Silent Partner, Part II

In the first post of this series, we looked at how architectural signage can work as a brand promoter, using a hospital as an example. In Branding: The Silent Partner, Part II, we’ll examine how this can work from the point of view of visitors and guests. There’s some overlap for visitors and guests with …

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Branding: the Silent Partner, Part I

When people think of architectural signage, they mainly think of it as a means of implementing a wayfinding solution for a facility. Yes, one of the crucial roles of architectural — whether it is interior signage, ADA signage, exterior signage or digital signage — is to be the end result of a wayfinding solution.  However, …

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Digital City of the Future: Meeting Wayfinding Challenges

As urban populations around the world swell and reflect the graying of the Boomer generation, how are cities coping with the wayfinding challenges this demographic shift will surely bring? Are they up to the task of keeping up with rapidly advancing technology that is changing both architectural signage and exterior signage, including digital signage, social …

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