Category Archives: Wayfinding

Similar systems, different info design decisions 

Last month, I went to check out the Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History Of Wayfinding In Transit exhibit at Grand Central Station in New York City. Although, the exhibit was tiny, it was both visually and informationally rich. Overall,

Similar systems, different info design decisions 

Last month, I went to check out the Changing Signs, Changing Times: A History Of Wayfinding In Transit exhibit at Grand Central Station in New York City. Although, the exhibit was tiny, it was both visually and informationally rich. Overall,

First International Workshop on Schematic Mapping

Next April will take place the first 2-day Schematic Mapping Workshop held at the University of Essex. The aim of the workshop is to investigate how people use diagrammatic transport maps to navigate around cities, and to gain insights on

First International Workshop on Schematic Mapping

Next April will take place the first 2-day Schematic Mapping Workshop held at the University of Essex. The aim of the workshop is to investigate how people use diagrammatic transport maps to navigate around cities, and to gain insights on

Mind the gap!

Tomorrow the London Underground is 150 years old! On 8 January 1863, the journey completed between Paddington and Farringdon stations by the Metropolitan Railway (today Metropolitan line) was the very first one of the London Underground. Since then, the Underground

Mind the gap!

Tomorrow the London Underground is 150 years old! On 8 January 1863, the journey completed between Paddington and Farringdon stations by the Metropolitan Railway (today Metropolitan line) was the very first one of the London Underground. Since then, the Underground

Applied information design: Royal Observatory

This summer, for the first time I went to visit the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. One of the main attractions there is the Meridian Line, which divides the world into two imaginary halves: East and West. I found the whole

Applied information design: Royal Observatory

This summer, for the first time I went to visit the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. One of the main attractions there is the Meridian Line, which divides the world into two imaginary halves: East and West. I found the whole

Applied information design: Wimbledon

This year I finally decided to go and visit the Wimbledon tournament. Overall, I left that day having the feeling that every single detail has been planned ahead, including the wayfinding system. For those who are not that familiar with

Applied information design: Wimbledon

This year I finally decided to go and visit the Wimbledon tournament. Overall, I left that day having the feeling that every single detail has been planned ahead, including the wayfinding system. For those who are not that familiar with

Think First, Design Later

(From Malofiej20 Blog) Germany has a long design tradition. Just having a quick look into the history of design, both the Bauhaus and the ULM Schools are still the most influential schools of design. In addition, German designers, such as

Think First, Design Later

(From Malofiej20 Blog) Germany has a long design tradition. Just having a quick look into the history of design, both the Bauhaus and the ULM Schools are still the most influential schools of design. In addition, German designers, such as

Applied information design: Foreign languages

This summer I have been around the UK and Europe. One of my destinations was Helsinki, first time in Finland. Immediately I noticed the language. I do have a notion of Swedish (I know basic words such as ‘street’, ‘hello’,

Applied information design: Foreign languages

This summer I have been around the UK and Europe. One of my destinations was Helsinki, first time in Finland. Immediately I noticed the language. I do have a notion of Swedish (I know basic words such as ‘street’, ‘hello’,