Archive for category: Wayfinding


Art. Lebedev shows what subway typography can look like


Finally. Since the rest of them pretty much do. But The Wayfinding Handbook by Gibson does not


Society for Environmental Graphic Design hires Pentagram to unfuck its site


Would you like negative sharp or positive blurry?


Touring Toronto subway type ’n’ tiles this Sunday


Why Chris Calori’s Signage and Wayfinding Design is shite (vague shite at that)


Just what it says: Stop the bastards from pulling down and shredding irreplaceable old signs


In which I ride the Toronto subway with Ronald Shakespear talking about nothing but signage! signage! signage!


I am methodically reading every remotely plausible book on graphic design and typography that can be borrowed from the Toronto Public Library, the world’s largest such system, with 99 branches. (If you recently went looking for the only circulating copies of Eye, I’m the one who snagged them.) I am, further, ordering everything under the sun from other libraries via interlibrary loan, which fails about four-fifths of the time but is still worth a go.

Recently, I read the three classic treatises on words/lettering in/on/& buildings/architecture (for their titles are merely permutations of those words and you could generate your own): (more…)

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