New term, new education signs

November 2nd, 2017 by

Signs for Schools The new school year is now well and truly underway, with students the length and breadth of the United Kingdom firmly settled behind their desks for another academic year. If you manage a school site, you probably spent at least part of the summer holidays – dim and distant as they may … Continue reading “New term, new education signs”

How new school signs could boost morale this September

July 28th, 2017 by

Signs for schools We all remember that feeling well – the exams are out the way and you’ve just enjoyed six weeks of summer sunshine and absolute freedom, those seemingly endless hours crammed with holidays, footie in the park and barbecues with family and friends. Whether it was the beginning of the sixth form or … Continue reading “How new school signs could boost morale this September”

School’s Out! Why the Summer Holidays are the Ideal Time for New School Signs

May 31st, 2017 by

We’re approaching that stressful time of year when exams loom and revision seems to dominate every waking moment – for kids, parents and teachers alike. As soon as ‘time’s up’ is announced for that final paper, however, thoughts will immediately turn to the long summer holidays and the lazy, sunny days of freedom. It’s not … Continue reading “School’s Out! Why the Summer Holidays are the Ideal Time for New School Signs”

Why is University and College Signage So Essential?

November 11th, 2016 by

The use of signage in universities and colleges serves two primary purposes, which together make signage an absolutely vital tool to the further education sector. Firstly is the function of signage as a component in any effective wayfinding solution. Wayfinding signage helps students, staff and visitors to navigate large campuses and individual buildings, allowing the … Continue reading “Why is University and College Signage So Essential?”

Wayfinding Signs in educational settings – a tool to engage, enrich and inspire?

August 26th, 2016 by

Wayfinding signage is ubiquitous in urban centres, public spaces, healthcare facilities and transportation hubs. Wayfinding systems initially served a simple function, consisting of arrows and signs to direct people towards their destination. Decades of research and evolution in wayfinding signage has led to the development of a highly integrated technology-driven discipline with an overriding focus … Continue reading “Wayfinding Signs in educational settings – a tool to engage, enrich and inspire?”

What is wayfinding and why is it important?

June 27th, 2016 by

What is wayfinding and why is it important? Wayfinding began as a simple system of signs with arrows on them to point people in the direction of their destination, but has now evolved to become user-focused, technology-driven and highly integrated information systems. Wayfinding systems are essential for navigating public spaces, museums, hospitals and libraries. Not … Continue reading “What is wayfinding and why is it important?”