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Corbin President Presents to the Grand Vision

Posted in Government, Wayfinding Concept, Where We Work on July 30th, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Recently Mark VanderKlipp, Corbin Design’s President, developed a presentation for local leaders in the Grand Vision initiative here in Northwest Lower Michigan. Citing wayfinding projects throughout North America as examples, he described how other regions are becoming unified both perceptually and physically.Mark VanderKlipp's Grand Vision Interview

Of course there are many challenges in an effort such as this. Bringing diverse and far-flung communities together will require a tremendous amount of communication and coordination. So the presentation culminated in an open discussion about how communities have approached this challenge, and what that might mean to us locally with the Grand Vision.

The session summary is located here, as well as an early AM interview by our local NBC affiliate.

Regional Identity Through Wayfinding

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Corbin Design, a national leader in wayfinding planning and signage design, announced Shelley Steele has been named President. Steele formerly served as vice president of marketing.

As president, Steele is primarily responsible for the vision and direction of Corbin Design as well as the internal leadership and management of the staff. In her new role, she will continue to oversee business development and marketing.

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As we develop wayfinding systems for a variety of clients, we appreciate how public engagement is critical to the design process. Here, we share two examples from recent client groups and the outcomes of those sessions:

Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans LA

We led a prototype process on the interior of this complex medical campus to test proposed logic changes and as a “proof of concept” for wayfinding tools. The exercise was designed to… More...

The FHWA has issued a clarification on the ruling it issued on January 25, 2016 terminating the Interim Approval of Clearview as an alternate font to the MUTCD. With regard to community wayfinding signage systems, the use of alternate fonts is still possible.

To summarize:

  • Projects currently in fabrication do not need to comply.
  • To the extent possible, projects currently in design should switch to the

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