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3/4/16 UPDATE: FHWA’s U-Turn on Clearview

Posted in City Wayfinding, Civic, Civic Wayfinding, College Wayfinding, Commentary, County Wayfinding, Regional Wayfinding, University Wayfinding on March 4th, 2016 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

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

FHWA’s U-Turn on Clearview

Posted in City Wayfinding, Civic, Civic Wayfinding, College Wayfinding, Commentary, County Wayfinding, Regional Wayfinding, University Wayfinding on February 18th, 2016 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment
The Clearview font has been used in multiple civic wayfinding systems across the country.

The Clearview font has been used in multiple civic wayfinding systems across the country.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has terminated its interim approval for use of the Clearview font. After 24 years of testing, the FHWA has determined that this font, which… More...

Tech: Just because you CAN doesn’t mean you SHOULD.

Posted in College Wayfinding, Education, Healthcare, Healthcare Wayfinding, Hospital Wayfinding, Published Article, Social Media and Technology, University Wayfinding, White Paper on March 19th, 2015 by Mark VanderKlipp – 1 Comment

“Do we need a digital signage solution, or maybe an app?”

Technology solutions often fall short of expectations, leaving users uninformed.

Technology solutions often fall short of expectations, leaving users uninformed and unimpressed.

Our institutional clients are increasingly asking  these questions. While much has been written about the capability and potential of a number of interactive tools… More...

Taking Buffalo by Storm

Posted in Case Study, City Wayfinding, Civic, College Wayfinding, Education, Healthcare, Healthcare Wayfinding on December 19th, 2014 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Buff_BNMCWith a nod to the impressive winter weather this upstate New York region experiences, Corbin Design has recently completed two comprehensive exterior wayfinding projects: Buffalo State, a SUNY college, and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).

Located roughly three miles apart, each project presented similar challenges, but for very different audiences:

  • They are integrated within the dense

Corbin Design at SCUP-48 Annual Conference

Posted in College Wayfinding, Education, Speaking Engagements, University Wayfinding, Upcoming Event on May 29th, 2013 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Corbin Design has been invited to teach and share experiences at the premier event for higher education planners: the Society for College and University Planners (SCUP) annual conference. Scheduled for July 27-31 in San Diego, the conference theme of ‘Cultivating Integration’ will feature presentations from the nation’s top minds in higher education planning. The program is designed to include speakers from academic, student, financial, physical… More...