Why Wayfinding Needs to be Part of an Active Travel Strategy
The Government has launched a £200m fund to help Local Authorities make improvements and upgrade pedestrian and cycle routes and paths. Clearly creating safe and attractive routes is critical if we’re to be persuaded to
Green Route Wayfinding
A few weeks ago I set off from home in West London on a 25km circular walk. Following paths and trails, flanked by trees, waterways and open spaces. With London’s reputation as one of
Wayfinding Project Scope
It’s one of those conundrums – you’re going out to tender because you don’t have the internal expertise to fulfil an identified need. Yet for cost surety and ensure you hire the best person for
Wayfinding Project Process
If you’re about to procure or project manage a wayfinding project for the first time, this article will help you understand what to expect during the development process.
Why You Need a Wayfinding Audit and How To Go About It
To maintain the integrity of the investment, it is important that your wayfinding information is updated to reflect any changes to building structures, brand identities and use of space. Rather than introduce another layer of
When to Appoint Wayfinding Consultants
Successful delivery of large complex building projects requires an extensive team of specialist providers. To avoid costly contract variations and make sure the project remains on track, the timing of these appointments is critical. As
Wayfinding Signage Fire Safety Regulations
The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 comes into force in January 2023. Mandating the installation of wayfinding signage in all multi-occupancy residential buildings 18 meters or seven storeys high. Here’s an overview of what
For most significant property development projects, sooner or later wayfinding or signage will come up on the to do list. If it’s something you’ve not had to deal with recently or ever – trying to
Happy 12th Birthday To Us!
It’s our 12th birthday – 12 years since we left the relative safety of the corporate world to set up The Velvet Principle.
A big thank you to all the wonderful people who’ve supported and
What do Wayfinding Consultants Do?
Not really sure what wayfinding is or what a wayfinding consultant does? Here’s a quick explanation of what it is and isn’t and the role of the wayfinding consultant.
Investing in a New Wayfinding Scheme? Make Sure You Include the Back of House
When designing a new wayfinding scheme, there is a tendency to focus on the main public spaces. Here we discuss why it’s important not to forget about the back of house requirements and some tips
Digital Wayfinding Signage
AI, virtual/augmented reality and Internet of things might be stealing the tech limelight, but for wayfinding designers, the pace of change in digital screen technology is equally enthralling. The robustness and resolution seems to be