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GM Global Signage Standard Continues to Succeed

Posted in Corbin Client News, Corporate/Retail, Wayfinding Return on Investment, Where We Work on September 2nd, 2015 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment
Corbin Design's Global Signage Standards for General Motors continue to be implemented worldwide.

Corbin Design’s Global Signage Standards for General Motors continue to be implemented worldwide.

In the early¬†2000s, Corbin Design was retained by General Motors Worldwide Facilities to develop a global standard for exterior signage for all research and manufacturing facilities. We worked closely with… More...

Texas-style Hospitality: Frisco Wayfinding

Posted in Civic, Corbin Client News, Where We Work on October 22nd, 2012 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

The back side of wayfinding signage showcases the Frisco brand.

Our client in Frisco, TX is so enthusiastic about the program we’ve designed for them that they’re posting articles for the public in advance of final installation. But this is by design, of course.

As we’ve completed our civic work, we’ve emphasized to… More...

Corbin Design’s “Super Project” in Indy

Posted in Civic, Corbin Client News, Where We Work on February 21st, 2012 by Mark VanderKlipp – 1 Comment

Because our game plan was flexible, we were able to account for this last-minute change, allowing Downtown Indy to be current by kickoff. More...

Corbin Design featured in e-Zine article

Posted in Civic, Education, Entertainment/Resort, Healthcare, Where We Work on February 1st, 2012 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Our work has been showcased as part of a series on “Placemaking” within Northwestern Michigan’s Second Wave online magazine. The article features several projects from our portfolio, and an explanation of the phrase “Good design goes unnoticed.”

Read the article here.

DDA Director Extols Virtues of Wayfinding Signage

Posted in Civic, Corbin Client News, Government, Wayfinding Concept, Where We Work on October 12th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

We came across this gem on YouTube, an interview with our client Arthur Mullen, Director of the Mount Clemens DDA. Among the comments featured in this interview*:

“The wayfinding system is especially important because we have a lot of out of town visitors who are coming into the city and we have a couple different grid systems … and it makes getting around downtown for someone who’s… More...

Cities Continue to Embrace Benefits of Wayfinding

Posted in Civic, Regional Wayfinding, Where We Work on May 27th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

As a reflection of regional culture, a wayfinding system becomes a system of recognizable tools that fit within the context of local language, streetscapes and activities. More...

Key Learnings from Corbin’s Office Redesign

Posted in Where We Work on December 14th, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

For any service-based business on a budget, we’re sharing these key learnings to get you started on the right foot. More...

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… More...

Corbin President Presents to the Grand Vision

Posted in Government, Wayfinding Concept, Where We Work on July 30th, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Recently Mark VanderKlipp, Corbin Design’s President, developed a presentation for local leaders in the Grand Vision initiative here in Northwest Lower Michigan. Citing wayfinding projects throughout North America as examples, he described how other regions are becoming unified both perceptually and physically.Mark VanderKlipp's Grand Vision Interview

Of course there are many challenges in an effort… More...

Allowing Creativity to Flow: How Corbin Designs Business

Posted in Wayfinding Concept, Where We Work on May 18th, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

“We listen closely to our clients and what their end users need. We also watch trends in the economy and society to verify that information. Because everyone at some point gets lost, or at least disoriented, we have a broad pool of experience to draw from.” More...