DAVID GIBSON THE WAYFINDING HANDBOOK PDF

Kagore Christopher Pullman Foreword by. The book describes many different type of signs and explains about strategic planning and information graphic design. How do I get out of here? Today, the field is much broader and continues to expand to address technological developments—kinetic media, GPS systems, web connectivity, smart materials—as well as cultural changes in areas such as branding and environmental awareness. Senior Project Designer Chris Haar. The middle chunk looks at colors and typography and such considerations, providing numerous photographic examples, though not often with the amount of explanation I would have liked.

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Add to basket Add to wishlist Description Where am I? What can I do here? Where can I go from here? How do I get out of here? Consciously or not, we ask such questions every day as we navigate the places and spaces of our lives. Whether we find ourselves in a museum, hospital, airport, mall, or street in an unfamiliar city, we depend on systems of visual, audible, and tactile cues not only to lead the way, but also to keep us safe.

They are the fundamental questions of wayfindinga process that encompasses both the experience of choosing a path within a built environment and the set of design elements that aid in such a decision.

A decade ago, the professional practice of wayfinding design simply involved devising sign systems. Today, the field is much broader and continues to expand to address technological developmentskinetic media, GPS systems, web connectivity, smart materialsas well as cultural changes in areas such as branding and environmental awareness.

Similarly, a cross-disciplinary familiarity with graphic, architectural, landscape, interior, industrial, and information design has become an essential requirement of twenty-first-century wayfinding design. The Wayfinding Handbook is an exciting new volume in our acclaimed Design Briefs series. Using real-life examples, Gibson illustrates the way type, color, mapmaking, dimensional forms, material selection, and new media are used to create effective wayfinding systems.

The Wayfinding Handbook is a complete guide to the discipline, from planning and design to practical considerations, such as setting up teams and managing projects. Other Voices" sidebars, presentedthroughout the book, reveal the opinions of experts who plan, manage, and shape wayfinding projects. A comprehensive bibliography and gallery of resources round out what is likely to become the go-to resource for students, professionals, or anyone charged with designing people-friendly, universally accessible environments.

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The Wayfinding Designer 1. Sometimes just the opposite is true To really experience a city fully, you have to acknowledge confusion. Crowded into bustling spaces, they share the richness and diversity of human experience as well as its challenges.

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Faura How do I get out of here? I think this book gives great insight in the step-by-step wayfinding process, but it stays superficial and lacks in-depth reasoning and use-cases. Mar 17, Kendra rated it really liked it. Using real-life examples, Gibson illustrates the way type, color, mapmaking, dimensional forms, material selection, wayfining new media are used to create effective wayfinding systems The Wayfinding Handbook is a complete guide to the discipline, from planning and design to practical considerations, such as setting up teams and managing projects. They are the fundamental questions of wayfinding—a process that encompasses both the experience of choosin Where gkbson I?

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