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Wayfinding Concept

Improving Design Outcomes through Public Engagement

Posted in Case Study, City Wayfinding, Civic, Civic Wayfinding, Corbin Client News, County Wayfinding, Government, Healthcare, Healthcare Wayfinding, Hospital Wayfinding, Regional Wayfinding, Wayfinding Concept on March 10th, 2016 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

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...

Commentary: The Case for Human-Centered Healthcare Design

Posted in Commentary, Healthcare, Healthcare Wayfinding, Hospital Wayfinding, Wayfinding Concept on January 5th, 2016 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

In a December, 2015 Point of View article in Metropolis Magazine, Zachary Loudin expands on an observation made by Dr. Mitchell Rabkin in Harvard Medicine’s Winter 2015 issue about the point of view of the “vertical doctor” and the “horizontal patient.” In it, Loudin makes the case that the designers of healthcare spaces need to view the environment through the patient’s eyes in order to understand how to advance healthcare… 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

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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...

Latest Wayfinding Research: Design

Posted in Behavioral Science, research, Wayfinding Concept, White Paper on February 27th, 2014 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

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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 specific design interventions, backed by extensive research… More...

Latest Wayfinding Research: Behavior

Posted in Behavioral Science, research, Wayfinding Concept, White Paper on February 14th, 2014 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

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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 basic behavioral observations, backed by extensive… More...

Calgary wayfinding wins local, international awards

Posted in City Wayfinding, Civic, Corbin Client News, Wayfinding Concept on October 7th, 2013 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe City of Calgary is turning heads with its streetscape improvements in the Centre City. One great example is The City of Calgary’s wayfinding program, an integrated signage system which helps people easily locate points of interest in the greater downtown area and enhances people’s confidence to venture out and explore Calgary.

On October 7, 2013, the… More...

Calgary City Centre article published in Sign Media Canada

Posted in Case Study, Civic, Civic Wayfinding, Corbin Client News, Published Article, Wayfinding Concept on July 15th, 2013 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment
The article features photography from Clint Douthitt, Corbin Design Senior Designer.

The article features photography from Clint Douthitt, Senior Designer.

Corbin Design has collaborated with Calgary’s Centre City Implementation group to write a comprehensive article on the recently installed pedestrian and transit wayfinding program. An excerpt from the article’s introduction sets the table for the detailed descriptions… More...

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… More...

UNL Implements Wayfinding Recommendations

Posted in Education, Wayfinding Concept on September 14th, 2012 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

As the University of Nebraska-Lincoln rolls out their Campus Master Plan, they are building campus boundary markers and entrance features specified in Corbin Design’s wayfinding recommendations. An article in The Daily Nebraskan explains how these features will enhance the visitor experience at UNL:

UNL news director Kelly Bartling said the university hired Corbin Design from Traverse City, Mich., five years ago to look at the campus and make suggestions about things like… More...

Calgarians Speak Out About Wayfinding

Posted in Civic, Government, Wayfinding Concept, Wayfinding Return on Investment on June 21st, 2012 by Mark VanderKlipp – 1 Comment

“Improved navigation will make for not only a great visitor experience, but successful Centre City businesses as well.” More...