Wayfinding Signage: The Basics

Wayfinding is described as the ability to navigate through an environment. It is often an overlooked or less thought out portion of construction in a building. It may, in fact, be one of the most important aspects of the completed facility. People need to know where to go once they are in the building and an effective wayfinding program is a way to solve that issue. In this post, we'll be describing the basics of wayfinding programs. Keys to a Wayfinding Program Simplicity for the visitor -Don't make the visitors have to think where to go. The program should be clear, concise, and easy to understand. Consistency -The entire program should be consistent. The typeface, colors, and design should remain the same to prevent any confusion from visitors. Orientation -Showing a visitor where they currently are and where their destination is located is an effective way of orientating the visitor to the environment and simplifying their navigation. Maps are a commonly...

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Access Residential

Elegant Design with a Simple Product   Residential buildings are not like other large facilities. They’re not business offices or medical facilities where you only spend a few hours at a time. They are the homes and communities we spend our lives in. In order to design and create wayfinding programs for these buildings you must have a deep understanding of community living. Here at Access Sign Systems we have made it a priority to realize this and apply what we know to these buildings.   Creating the signage for residential buildings comes down to designing a system that is both comfortable and simple to understand while remaining true to the brand of your facility. The system is organized in pre-designed configurations with standard color palettes to minimize the decision process. We are also able to customize the top portion of these signs with whatever design works best for you. Access has the know-how...

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