Corbin Design team kicks off wayfinding project in Georgetown, SC

Posted in Government, Points of Interest, Where We Work on November 24th, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment
A typical street scene in this gracious South Carolina town

A typical street scene in this gracious South Carolina town

From November 17-19, our team comprised of Mark VanderKlipp, Heidi Jones and Jeff Frank were invited to do an assessment of wayfinding for Georgetown, South Carolina. This beautiful, historic town has so much to offer both local residents and tourists: from excellent shopping and dining to historical architecture and friendly locals (of course!).

While on site, we had breakfast at a small restaurant on Front Street. Since the proprietor was busy, a local sheriff’s deputy stood up from his breakfast, took our coffee order, then delivered it with cream and sugar! This shows how hospitable folks in this town are, especially to those of us from far away.

We are excited that they’ve entrusted the design of their wayfinding system to Corbin Design. During the initial stakeholder meeting, the Georgetown Times was present to report on the initiative, comments from our Corbin team and the audience.

Read the Georgetown Times article here

If you have a chance, we would highly recommend a visit to the historic seaport of Georgetown!

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To summarize:

  • Projects currently in fabrication do not need to comply.
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