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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

blackandwhite,lost,people,retro-08b64f30ecc6ba57df6601f1639ac347_hThis is the first 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 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...

Minding the Myths of Healthcare Wayfinding

Posted in Healthcare, Healthcare Wayfinding, Published Article on July 2nd, 2013 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

An article in Healthcare Design magazine for which Mark VanderKlipp and Robert Brengman were interviewed, providing opinions on how to structure and implement a healthcare wayfinding project. Citing a variety of case studies, interviews with other design firm principals and photos, the article details strategies for managing information, logic, wayfinding signage, interior design and staff training:

Link to article

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...

Mercy Health Announces Consolidation

Posted in Case Study, Corbin Client News, Healthcare, Healthcare Wayfinding, Published Article on June 12th, 2013 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment
An article written for SHSMD that describes the challenges and opportunities in a health system merger

An article written for SHSMD that describes the challenges and opportunities in a health system consolidation process.

Since 2010, Corbin Design has been developing standards for wayfinding signage as part of an overall brand consolidation of several West Michigan healthcare facilities. The… More...

Frisco Wayfinding Kiosk Installation

Posted in City Wayfinding, Civic, Corbin Client News on June 4th, 2013 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment
Artisans put the finishing touches on the tile inlays

Artisans put the finishing touches on the tile inlays

We’re excited to post a progress photo of our Frisco TX pedestrian kiosks – the tile work is amazing, and they’re almost finished!

For the story on the complete project, see our previous blog post.

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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...