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Date registered: July 28, 2011

Latest posts

  1. The Role of the Psychologist in the Wayfinding/Signage Process — June 23, 2016
  2. 5 Challenges that Arise During an ADA Retrofit — May 31, 2016
  3. Wall Graphics and Low VOC or Zero VOC Paints — May 4, 2016
  4. Is Your Emergency Signage Sending the Right Message? — April 28, 2016
  5. Illumination Design Solutions for Architectural Signage — March 29, 2016

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  1. ADA Signage and Universal Design: Universal Healthcare Symbols — 6 comments
  2. Great Wayfinding Blog Post About Using Visual Clues To Guide People — 5 comments
  3. ADA Signage Guidelines: 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design — 4 comments
  4. Wayfinding, Information and Identification Signage Featured on baddesigns.com — 4 comments
  5. Green: Everybody Wants It, But They Don’t Want to Pay for It — 3 comments

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Design-Build Signage Leaves Nothing to Chance

Building owners and their architects sorely need a qualified ‘GC of signage,’ an experienced Design-Build signage company that can cost-effectively manage design, planning and implementation of a successful signage program. An effective ‘GC of signage’ establishes clear communications between all parties, and builds liaisons with all owner representatives.  As such, the need for extraneous consultants is eliminated, resulting …

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A New Image for New York’s State Accessibility Code

  | Print |  E-mail ASI, Buffalo  updated the network regarding an important change to the state of New York’s accessibility code. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed new legislation in July 2014 that took effect this past November 2014, requiring that new and replacement signage must include a new version of the ISA accessibility symbol and ensure that the word …

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The Relatively Brief Yet Impactful Evolution of Wayfinding

This year, ASI celebrates its 50th anniversary, and one of our numerous core competencies throughout the years has been our wayfinding capabilities. Ok, I know that I just stated two obvious facts that you are aware of, but did you know that the term wayfinding was actually coined in 1960, just five years prior to …

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Buffalo, NY Buried in Snow – ASI, Buffalo Spared

This screen shot Is of a sign Installed by ASI, Buffalo weathering last week's blizzard - It is not a link to the video.

  Thanks to all who have expressed concern about the impact of last week’s terrible blizzard on ASI’s team members in Buffalo, New York. Andy Bernatovicz, who is the ASI affiliate in Western New York State reports that the ASI, Buffalo office and manufacturing facility is located in an area outside of the ten-mile wide …

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Building Your Brand with Solar Signage

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    Brands gain prestige when they reduce their dependence on energy sources that release greenhouse gas emissions. Our last blog post discussed the exponential growth of solar energy as a renewable power source and the viability for its use in the United States. This post explores how solar energy can be harnessed to power …

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Solar Energy Growth Builds Case for Solar Signage

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  With the exponential growth of solar energy as a renewable power source the use of solar signage makes a great addition to an organization’s green plan. The high visibility of solar signage aligns your brand with environmental responsibility. This post focuses on the viability and growth of solar energy. The next post will examine …

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Signage Is a Vital Component of Customer Service

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  Customer Service is being emphasized by a growing legion of businesses and organizations. Making certain that the interaction between organizations and their stakeholders has become keenly focused on providing the best experience possible. Customer service training programs abound, as do employer incentives rewarding positive results. Customers Often Disappointed by Service Certain industries are perceived …

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ADA Signage: Intent Is Just as Important as the Letter-of-the-Law

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  Over the years we’ve received many good questions regarding the ADA and signage, particularly with respect to aspects of ADA signage that are not well defined within the ADA, and in some cases not defined at all. In these cases we must still make a responsible interpretation, largely based on the intent of the …

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Wayfinding – Nationally Renown Forest Park in St. Louis

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“One of America’s coolest city parks … and one of the world’s most beautiful city parks.” —   Travel + Leisure   Considering the quote and photos above, something just doesn’t jive. Can the quote and photos denote the same park? Both refer to our own Forest Park here in St. Louis. Believe me, Forest Park …

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Case Studies Build Sales By Showcasing Solutions Not Just Products

  The architectural signage industry contains a multitude of companies that sell a huge variety of signs. Focusing solely on products available, however, is not the way to differentiate our signage from that sold by our competitors. What sets us apart is that ASI provides solutions, not just products. Expertise is As Important As Products …

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