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Archive for July 8th, 2009

People get lost. Here’s why.

Posted in Points of Interest, Wayfinding Concept on July 8th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

A wonderful new book by Colin Ellard describes the psychology behind orientation – or disorientation – and how we as humans have evolved to depend on tools rather than our instincts to navigate this confusing globe.

Here are some key facts from the book that we found interesting:

Colin Ellard on You Are Here

Top 10 Ways to Avoid Getting Lost

  1. Take the time to

Intuitive Cues Influence Behavior

Posted in Wayfinding Concept, White Paper on July 8th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

These are very real problems for most people. You know that visceral feeling you get when you’re lost, when you feel like you’ve made a mistake and now you’ve got to find your way out of it. More...

The Voice of the Patient

Posted in Healthcare, White Paper on July 8th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

The foundation of good design is research, and the best way to research is to listen to the voice of the patient. More...

Healing Hands Straight Ahead

Posted in Healthcare on July 8th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

When Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Indiana, opened in October, the facility boasted new exterior and interior wayfinding designed and developed by Corbin Design. More...

Artistic License

Posted in Government, Wayfinding Concept on July 8th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

A new system of vehicular and pedestrian wayfinding signs in downtown Tulsa draws its design inspiration and color palette from the city’s abundance of Art Deco architecture, including the Jazz Hall of Fame and downtown lampposts. More...