Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Taking Buffalo by Storm

Posted in Case Study, City Wayfinding, Civic, College Wayfinding, Education, Healthcare, Healthcare Wayfinding on December 19th, 2014 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Buff_BNMCWith a nod to the impressive winter weather this upstate New York region experiences, Corbin Design has recently completed two comprehensive exterior wayfinding projects: Buffalo State, a SUNY college, and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).

Located roughly three miles apart, each project presented similar challenges, but for very different audiences:

  • They are integrated within the dense

“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...

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...

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...

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.

Read the entire article here

Trusted Advisor … or Enabler?

Posted in Where We Work, White Paper on December 2nd, 2009 by Rick Stringer – Be the first to comment

We work in a service industry. We charge fees based on services rendered. You, our clients, trust us to educate, to provide our expertise, and often to advocate on your behalf as the “outside expert” who can help to influence approvals, policy, funding or purchase decisions.

But we need to be careful not to cross the line beyond what’s necessary for you. In most cases, an initial proposal will… More...

Communicate To The Public

Posted in White Paper on July 21st, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Train and orient your team to speak in one consistent voice

Think about how many people in your organization have contact with the public on a daily basis. A key encounter could happen anywhere: in a hallway, on the street, on the phone or online.

If you’re a parent, you know about teachable moments, right? Each of these encounters is an opportunity to create awareness for… More...