Feeling lost? How wayfinding signs could help

November 13th, 2017 by

Wayfinding signage is really important. We won’t name names, but there are certain shops you walk around that seem to be a confusing labyrinth of displays and shelves or a route march through endless stacks of products you have no interest in. We have all wandered around these poorly laid-out places feeling completely lost and … Continue reading “Feeling lost? How wayfinding signs could help”

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?”

What Makes for Quality and Effective School Signage?

November 7th, 2016 by

School signage is often overlooked by comparison to corporate signage, and even compared to higher educational organisations such as colleges and universities. Signage in schools is no less vital, however, and plays a wide range of important roles inside a school. From building the school’s reputation as an educational institution to ensuring that everyone can … Continue reading “What Makes for Quality and Effective School Signage?”

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?”

Signs are academic…

March 9th, 2016 by

SIGNS FOR SCHOOLS, COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES With over 20 years of experience and expertise in academic and educational signage, The Sussex Sign Company’s ability to produce a fantastic design and signage system is second to none. From the initial site survey, through to design, production, signage manufacture, installation and ongoing education and academic signage maintenance, … Continue reading “Signs are academic…”