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Posts Tagged ‘Creative’

“Do we need an app?”

Posted in Education, Social Media and Technology, Wayfinding Return on Investment, White Paper on December 10th, 2012 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Increasingly we are asked this question by many of our institutional clients. While much has been written about the capability and potential of a number of interactive tools, we’d like you to consider the appropriateness of technology for your institution with stories from organizations whose priority is doing it right rather than doing it quickly. With regard to technology, remember this maxim: ‘just because you can, doesn’t mean you should’… More...

Signs of the Times: A Feature on Corbin Design

Posted in Corporate/Retail on February 8th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

“We don’t solely consider ourselves sign designers,” Mark VanderKlipp, the firm’s president and senior designer, said. “Our real value lies in our ability to consult with clients to resolve their communication issues in various ways, with signs often serving as a primary medium for developing wayfinding.” More...

Corbin Design Directs Glass Pavilion Visitors

Posted in Education, Uncategorized, Wayfinding Concept on January 4th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment
Artdaily.org article

Artdaily.org article

This article was recently posted on ArtDaily.org and picked up by a variety of related news sources. It pertains to the value of the wayfinding system we’re developing for the Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art. Since we are still in preliminary planning and design stages, we have not posted… 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...

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...

Managing Patient Information: Public vs. Private Space

Posted in Healthcare, Wayfinding Concept, White Paper on December 11th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

In our healthcare work, we often face the critical question of how to manage competing interests in patient room signage. With so much potential information that could be displayed, what should be? What specific functionality does staff need to effectively do their jobs? How much precautionary information should be shared with visitors? Finally, what about the patient’s privacy concerns?

We’d like to explore the issue a bit further, starting… More...

Ann Arbor Project Launches

Posted in Government on October 7th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

“We are all so enormously proud of the way this project turned out…!” More...

FileMaker DevCon 2009

Posted in Points of Interest on August 19th, 2009 by Rick Stringer – Be the first to comment

Corbin Design has had FileMaker Pro in our software arsenal since the early ’90s. However, we were not using it to its potential. We had some basic databases that someone here had started for our sign message schedules. Everyone just cloned that file made a few adjustments, and went on with their business. It was just another application for us. Then last year all of that changed… More...

Design goes old school

Posted in Government, Points of Interest, Where We Work on July 16th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Sometimes it’s just better to do things the old way – here designers Jeff Frank and Gene Ullery-Smith are developing wayfinding logic and locations along a stretch of Interstate 64 in St. Louis. If they’d had some matchbox cars, they would have REALLY had fun!

Gene and Jeff lay it all out for St. Louis

Can companies do well by doing good?

Posted in Points of Interest on July 3rd, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Thoughts on creative/conscious capitalism from Design Continuum. http://bit.ly/LEM0r