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Merging of toilet symbols to represent inclusive wayfinding design

Inclusive Wayfinding Information Design

Last week The Velvet Principle attended a symposium hosted by the SDS and SEGD London Chapter focussing on inclusive design for wayfinding information. The event featured a series of thought-provoking presentations exploring the ‘what, why,

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Sustainable office wayfinding design

n2 Sustainable Office Wayfinding Design

The design of the wayfinding signs needed to align with the client’s sustainability and wellness targets – BREEAM Outstanding and WELL Core Gold. To meet these challenges the design minimised the volume of material by

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Orford Ness Visitor Map

Great Example of Low Tech Wayfinding Design

With the emphasis in design consultancy tending to be on the new and innovative, we’ve come to expect detailed design reports and strategies; multi-component product specifications and manufacturing lead times spanning several months. But sometimes

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Use of colour as a tool in the design of wayfinding signage

Signage Design for Colour Blindness

Beyond the aesthetics, colour has an important functional role in wayfinding design. Colour is often used to distinguish between floor levels, routes and different activity zones. For many people, colour offers a very clear and

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Map showing green spaces across London

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 the

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Sign Family Diagram

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

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Wayfinding Development Project Process

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.

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The RIBA Plan of Work Framework for managing construction projects

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

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Front cover fire safety building regulations document

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 you

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