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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

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...

Calgarians Speak Out About Wayfinding

Posted in Civic, Government, Wayfinding Concept, Wayfinding Return on Investment on June 21st, 2012 by Mark VanderKlipp – 1 Comment

“Improved navigation will make for not only a great visitor experience, but successful Centre City businesses as well.” More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Corbin and Avenue ISR join forces on diverse projects

Posted in Healthcare, Wayfinding Concept, Where We Work on October 20th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

We love it when things turn out this way: our relationship started when Mark VanderKlipp and Woody Smith were invited to participate in a monthly book group. More...