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The Wayfinding Bible

Posted in Case Study, Corbin Client News, Wayfinding Concept on June 13th, 2013 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Wayfinding BibleIn 2010, Corbin Design was invited to consult with the design and writing team for this new Bible product from Tyndale House Publishers. After an initial presentation of wayfinding tenets, logic and guidelines, we were also involved in critiques for spread design and the ‘stops along the way’ for orientation and additional information. This is a new twist on a category of Bible product that provides alternative pathways for an individual’s spiritual journey.

While this concept is perfectly suited for electronic media, the team at Tyndale House chose to begin the project with a printed book, primarily to serve the majority of people who bring printed Bibles to church with them.

A short promotional video provides a quick look at the book’s design: The Wayfinding Bible

We’re proud to have been a part of this effort, and congratulate the writing and design team for their efforts. For us, it brings a new meaning to the tagline “People get lost. We fix that”!

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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.

“With her knowledge of the… More...

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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