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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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Wayfinding Procurement

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

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Happy 12th Birthday

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

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Place Cells in the brain

The Brain Science of Wayfinding

It might surprise you, but work to understand the complexities of the brain processes involved in wayfinding and navigation has been a fertile area of academic research for many decades. Its importance was recognised in

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Composite images of different uses of digital screens in wayfinding signage

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

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Examples of different inclusive design initiatives focussed on invisible disabilities

Inclusive Design – Wayfinding

Historically inclusive design has tended to focus on visual or mobility impairments, with minimal consideration for neurodiversity or hidden disabilities. Thanks to a series of high-profile campaigns by a number of charities and support organisations,

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