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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...

Latest Wayfinding Research: Places

Posted in Behavioral Science, Civic Wayfinding, Healthcare Wayfinding, research, University Wayfinding, Wayfinding Concept, White Paper on April 22nd, 2014 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

libraryThis is the third of three posts related to the article referenced below:

As a member of the Center for Health Design, we have access to research documents that cover a variety of topics related to wayfinding. In this post, we’re summarizing findings from the most current article*, which provides an overview of wayfinding challenges in a variety of… More...

The Reality of your Surroundings: Industry Experts on EGD Trends

Posted in City Wayfinding, Civic, Civic Wayfinding, Corbin Client News, Education, Published Article, University Wayfinding on May 30th, 2013 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Signs of the TimesCorbin Design projects and point of view are featured in the June, 2013 issue of Signs of the Times magazine:

The Reality of Your Surroundings | Industry experts discuss EGD Trends

The article, which appears on pages 56 and 57, covers a number of different types of Environmental Graphic Design market segments, and serves as a good overview… More...

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...