Monthly Archive: December 2011

Welcome Winter with Print on Panel Graphics on ADA Signage

In honor of the first day of winter, we wanted to say “Let It Snow” through architectural signage.  To all of our friends in the architectural and design industry as well as our valued clients and facility managers, have a Merry Christmas, a Peaceful Hanukkah and a safe and prosperous New Year…and may your favorite college …

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Revisting Some Good Posts from 2011 for Architectural Signage

As we head toward the end of 2011, we thought it would be good idea to share some of the most popular architectural signage and wayfinding posts from Conversations about Signage from the year. Five Popular Posts: Even though the following five posts received a lot of traffic throughout 2011, it  is possible you might …

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3form Video Gives Holiday Cheer, Shows How Architectural Materials are Made

This short video from 3form titled “Cool Samplings” is funny and insightful and it’s an homage to the Jamaican bobsled team from many years ago. Watch it carefully to see how certain materials are assembled by 3form, and watch it for stop-motion animation fun. Be sure to turn up the volume on your computer to hear the …

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Pacific Exterior Modular Signage Used for Blue Harbour

We wanted to share another nice little architectural signage project from Mangion & Lightfoot since we received a lot of positive feedback and traffic from the Strategy+Creativity+Implementation = Palazzo Falson Architectural Signage post earlier in the year. Here is a summary excerpt from the Blue Harbour post: Blue Harbour is a mixed-use development in upscale Ta’Xbiex, Malta. The owners required …

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Will Digital Signage and Mobile Apps End Traditional Wayfinding?

A posting on The Velvet Principle blog titled “Do Digital Screens and Mobile Apps Mean the End of Static Signs in Wayfinding?” raised an interesting question. The post made several good points about the ability of hand-help devices, coupled with dynamic and interactive digital signage solutions, to replace traditional interior signage for wayfinding information. Let’s cut …

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Integrated Wayfinding for Healthcare Facilities

When people visit a large hospital, it’s easy for them to be confused about where to go to get the health care services they need. Couple the navigational confusion with the stress and anxiety patients and their loved ones experience when dealing with health-related issues, and you can see how important a clear and efficient …

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Benefits of Modular Signage Solutions

For interior signage, you can’t go wrong with a well-designed modular system. The benefits of modular signage solutions are many, since this kind of signage is designed to deliver maximum flexibility across multiple value points. Modular signage not only looks great, but by its very nature, it’s also a solution that stands the test of …

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ADA Signage: No Need for Designers to Compromise

When it comes to ADA signage, some people worry that attractive design must be sacrificed to make the signage compliant with regulations. This, however, isn’t the case. Sleek and attractive ADA signage is always within reach of gifted designers. By bringing together design talent with modern materials, graphic application capabilities, no aesthetic compromises are needed. Modular Functionality …

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Wayfinding and Navigation: What’s the Difference?

Wayfinding and navigation are related concepts, but they aren’t exactly the same. So, what’s the difference? Wayfinding, the broader term, refers to how people find their way around environments. Navigation refers to the specific means by which people find their way, including route navigation, landmark navigation, and map navigation. Landmark Navigation Landmark navigation occurs when …

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