Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Gibson, David, – The wayfinding handbook: information design for public places. The Wayfinding Handbook has 90 ratings and 11 reviews. Elaine said: The Wayfinding Handbook: Information Design for Public Places by. David Gibson. Author David Gibson, FSEGD, is a founding partner of Two Twelve, New York The Wayfinding Handbook: Information Design for Public Places has rapidly.
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What can I do here? Maybe for college students. Nick Di rated it it was wayfniding Aug 22, Practical tips The last section of the book takes you into how wayfinding projects are initiated and what the requirements should be in order to select a wayfinding designer. What directions or heights do people look at?
Steve rated it it was amazing May 09, I would have loved to see more of the wayfinding psychology in this book. Professional wayfinding designer David Gibson draws on more than thirty years of experience collaborating with architects, planners, developers, managers, and civic leaders to offer an insider’s view of this rapidly evolving discipline.
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Information Design for Public Places has rapidly become a seminal work representing wayfijding field. To ask other readers questions about The Wayfinding Handbookplease sign up. Personally I enjoyed reading dwvid book very much, it is easy to read, recognizable, short stories but with an edge to keep it clean and simple. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. What about that area of design that subconsciously steers people, like a patterned floor that angles towards the route most people need?
The Wayfinding Handbook: Information Design for Public Places
Instrumental in developing Two Twelve’s strength in environmental graphics, Davic is responsible for some of the firm’s highest profile projects including signage and wayfinding for Hartford, Downtown Baltimore, Downtown Brooklyn, and Yale University; signage and graphics for the historic Radio City Music Hall and New Amsterdam Theatre; and master planning and environmental graphic design for Harvard Medical School affiliates, Children’s Hospital Boston, and Massachusetts General Hospital.
A decade ago, the professional practice of wayfinding design simply involved devising sign systems.
With several examples on how to document a wayfinding system this part really stands out in the book. 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.
Mar 17, Kendra rated it really liked it. He began his career as a project designer for the Ontario Ministry of National Resources. Graphic Designer Sandra Hanger. Where can I go from here? Jun 19, Nurshafiqa handbookk it it was ok. Today, the field is much broader and continues vibson, addressing new technological developments—kinetic media, GPS systems, web connectivity, and smart materials—as well as cultural changes in vibson such as branding and environmental awareness.
I especially enjoyed the part about documentation and fabrication, one of the most essential parts of creating a good manual for a wayfinding project.
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Why did they choose a specific type? 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 wayfjnding. His dedication to delivering thoughtful, user-centered design established the firm’s reputation as the first advocate of public information design, the planning and presentation of complex information to diverse wayinding.
His dedication to delivering thoughtful, user-centered design established the firm’s reputation as the first advocate of public information design, the planning and presentation of complex information to diverse audiences. Today, the field is much broader and continues to expand to address technological developments—kinetic media, GPS systems, web connectivity, smart waufinding well as cultural changes in areas such as branding and environmental awareness.
He began his career as a project designer for the Ontario Ministry of National Resources. There are several great examples of wayfinding projects shown and Gibson takes it deeper into the structure of projects and where the wayfinding designers fits in.
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Consciously or not, we ask such questions every day as we navigate the places and spaces of our lives. Aug 18, Jen Johnson rated it it was ok. Jenny Wen rated it really liked it Feb 12, Every chapter features a page written by people from the industry, making this book great fun to read and you will get different perspectives on the topics. This book gives great insights into the wayfinding profession.
The book starts with a little historical context for this niche Solid, brief overview of wayfinding. 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.
Did they encounter any unexpected problems? Skip to main content. With an very interesting page from Jonathan Hoefler on type design, legibility, purpose and wayfinding design these chapters will make you want to create wayfinding design!
In the section wayfinding design, Gibson talks about typography, layout, symbols, color, materials and media. What can I do here? Open publication – Free publishing – More architecture David Gibson is co-founder and managing principal of Two Twelve. To enhance the wayfinding system all signs yhe to wayfindinng which each other in order to let them work together effectively.
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