Designing Orientation: Signage Concepts & Wayfinding Systems

January 12, 2021|
Designing Orientation:  Signage Concepts & Wayfinding Systems by Chris Van Uffelen
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The purpose and primary function of wayfinding and signage design is to provide spatial orientation as quickly and clearly as possible. Respective concepts and systems can be designed for individual buildings, for example coporate headquarters, museums or hospitals, for areas such as a university campus or distinct municipal district, or for entire systems like a city’s public transport. In addition to communicating direction, the interplay of typography, pictograms, materials, colorsand shapes in these systems also delineates a particular identity of the location. On the basis of international realizations this title shows the range of different approaches and implementation possibilities of environmental graphics. No matter what kind of spatial context, the focus is always on visual communication that is understandable for every user. This volume is an indispensable reference work for anyone invloved in communications, as well as for architects, interior designers, graphic designers, and indeed creatives minds of any sectors.
The core topic for Chris van Uffelen is the transfer of knowledge about design in all its manifestations. For more than twenty years the Dutch-German art historian has been publishing books as well as countless essays and articels on art, architecture, interior design and urban planning from antiquity to the present. He is particular i...
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Title:Designing Orientation: Signage Concepts & Wayfinding Systems
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:192 pages, 11 X 9.5 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 11 X 9.5 X 0 in
Published:January 12, 2021
Publisher:BRAUN PUBLISHING
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783037682395

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