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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...

St. Louis Civic Wayfinding Project and the “Pay to Play” model

Posted in Government, Wayfinding Concept on February 8th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – 1 Comment

The abundance of natural, cultural, historic and entertainment options in the St. Louis Region require some physical tools to provide the “connective tissue” within and between destinations in the region. More...

You Are Here: Interview with author Colin Ellard (part 2 of 3)

Posted in Behavioral Science, Points of Interest, White Paper on January 25th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

The answers might lie in our evolutionary heritage. 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...

Clint Douthitt in Nov 2010 College Planning & Management

Posted in Education, Wayfinding Concept on November 24th, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

The most obvious test of a campus signage system is if it leads you where you need to go. That isn’t as simple as it sounds, however. “A good integrated wayfinding system should almost go unnoticed; when it’s working correctly, you can easily navigate through any environment,” said Clint Douthitt, senior designer at Traverse City, MI-based Corbin Design.

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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...

Quad Cities Mayors Speak to the Value of Wayfinding

Posted in Government, Points of Interest, Wayfinding Concept on July 2nd, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

A blog post on the Quad Cities CVB Web site addresses in detail (much better than we could!) the anticipated benefit to the region once a comprehensive wayfinding signage program was implemented. Joe Taylor, President of the Quad Cities CVB, was a dedicated project champion and truly brought the region together in support of this initiative. More...

Hablamos Juntos In The News

Posted in Behavioral Science, Healthcare, Wayfinding Concept on June 17th, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

We led the project to develop baseline research around the existing conditions for those with limited English proficiency, whether they speak another language or have physical limitations, then improve the experience using icons in wayfinding signage. More...

You Are Here: Interview with author Colin Ellard (part 1 of 3)

Posted in Behavioral Science, Points of Interest, White Paper on June 8th, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

We’re poised at the threshold of doing absolutely brilliant things at the interface of design and psychology. 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...