FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul explores the parameters for wayfinding signs, and wonders if they're becoming too complex in their design.
NEWS: Artist Jac Howard has seen her work used for new welcome signs and waymarkers installed in her hometown near Durham, UK.
NEWS: The City of Santa Cruz, California, USA, is hoping to get the second leg of its city-wide wayfinding project underway and has issued a request for proposals.
FEATURE: Being a frequent flier, the lack of signs and displays telling me where I should be going is becoming increasingly annoying.
NEWS: A survey has found that London is the easiest city in Europe to travel around, with signage systems suggested as among the reasons for its accessibility.
NEWS: Argyll Signs has used Stylos fingerpost sign units for a tourist wayfinding project Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute, according to the units' supplier William Smith.
NEWS: TPS Visual Communications has designed and delivered a design refit for building materials supplier Jewsons.
NEWS: Fastsigns has signed a deal with Modulex to become its second wayfinding signage systems distributor in the US and Canadian markets.
NEWS: Genesis Marketing has delivered event branding for the Wales Rally GB Championships, thanks to ImagePerfect media from Spandex.
BLOGS: Ben McCabe looks at the recent Pierhouse survey on customer experiences in retail and looks at what printers should take from it.
NEWS: Allen Signs has been contracted by the University of Lincoln to rebrand its city campus.
NEWS: Dimedis is to exhibit its kompas digital signage software and kompas wayfinding system at Viscom Düsseldorf.
NEWS: William Smith has supplied 20 of its Stylos wayfinding signs and 51 traffic signs around Barnsley as part of a major improvement scheme.
NEWS: ISE is aiming to improve the visitor experience at its 2014 event at the RAI, Amsterdam by opening an extra entrance and amending its wayfinding as a response to one of the few criticisms of last year's show.
NEWS: The Sign Design Society has released the details of its judging panel for its Sign Design Awards 2013.
NEWS: BAF Graphics and KentLyons have developed a public exhibition at the Southbank Festival Wing in London with wayfinding graphics in multiple materials.
FEATURE: Geny Caloisi visited both European Sign Expo and Marketing Week Live, and reports on the most exciting elements of each event for the digital signage market.
FEATURE: Geny Caloisi assesses the analogue-meets-digital concept of European Sign Expo and what visitors can expect to find on the show floor.
NEWS: Signage solutions manufacturer Vista System International has won platinum 2013 Adex Awards for Design Excellence in two categories.
NEWS: The Sign Design Society is calling for entries for the fifth international Sign Design Awards, which recognise excellence in signage, systems and wayfinding.
NEWS: Touchez has announced that it will be the exclusive UK distributor for the 3D Wayfinder, an indoor wayfinding solution for multi-touch kiosks and tablets.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul gives a sermon previewing ISE 2013's educational programme and revealing where he reckons the holy grail can be found at this year's show.
NEWS: Lintec Graphic Films has commented on the selection of its Vitrocolour film by Transport for London as part of map sign system Legible London.
NEWS: A new range of modular sign systems from Spandex based on the company's Infopanel systems promises to make it easier to order standard products off the shelf.
NEWS: The Emka shopping centre in Koszalin, west Poland, now features new wayfinding signage installed by Rhema Press.
NEWS: Icon:SLS was involved in the Queen's Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant by delivering over 1,500 items of wayfinding and other signage.
NEWS: London design agency Bostock and Pollitt has won the Wayfinding and Environmental Graphics prize at the Design Week Awards.
NEWS: Icon Prolab has won a consultancy contract with Dubai Airports for its wayfinding signage.
NEWS: Signs Express is sponsoring the Wayfinding/Environmental Graphics category at the Design Week Awards.
NEWS: Suspended signs, wall frames and brochure stands from Vista System International have been installed at a bank in Uruguay.
NEWS: Viscom Frankfurt has announced that it is accepting applications for its 2012 Digital Signage Best Practice Award, which will now include a new Multichannel category.
NEWS: William Smith has won a tender to supply fingerpost signs to Northenden, Manchester. The wayfinding signs feature a 'Polo mint' cap.
NEWS: Vista System International has expanded its offering with a new Flat Corner Signs range, thanks to its recent acquisition of GreenSquare.
NEWS: The new concourse has opened at London's King's Cross station featuring a 'state-of-the-art' media space implemented by JCDecaux.
NEWS: William Smith has supplied the development of a new stretch of Greenway with Stylos fingerpost units for wayfinding.
FEATURE: In the last installation of his FESPA Digital 2012 round-up, James Matthews-Paul discusses attendance, user experience at corporate stands, problems with wayfinding and more.
NEWS: Real Digital Media's Neocast digital signage platform has been chosen by US company Rave Cinemas for the roll-out of digital menuboards, box office screens and other DOOH applications.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul reports from the first day of ISE 2012, taking place this week at the RAI in Amsterdam.
NEWS: Event branding company Icon has produced graphics, wayfinding and city dressing for the twelfth Arab Games, currently taking place in Qatar.
FEATURE: Morwenna Kearns starts Output's series of 2011 reviews and 2012 previews with her thoughts on sign-making.
NEWS: Hull University's Business School has commented on how it is using its digital signage system, signagelive Display Edition.
OPINION: You would be seriously mistaken to think that touchscreen digital signage is just another marketing novelty, says Thomas Fraser-Bacon of AllSee Technologies.
NEWS: Sign company NSI has completed a project for King's College London, UK which included window and wall graphics and directional signage in the Macadam Building on the university's Strand Campus.
NEWS: Signarama has recently installed a complete wayfinding solution in a hospital in Georgia, USA, using Vista System International's Healthcare Line signage products.
OPINION: The now established Digital Signage Best Practice Award scheme at the Viscom Düsseldorf trade fair reminds us how useful, lucrative and downright cool digital signage applications can be.
NEWS: Omnivex says Blue Mountain Resorts in Ontario, Canada is to replace its current three separate digital signage software solutions with the single Omnivex Moxie product.
NEWS: Signage solutions developer Vista System International has supplied signs including wayfinding to Global Visual, for installation at Zaman University in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
NEWS: Icon:SLS has installed wayfinding comprising both indoor and outdoor signage for international auction house Christie's.
NEWS: NSI has completed all the signage and graphics for nine clubs under the new Klick Fitness brand.
NEWS: A new building at Liverpool Community College, UK has been opened with a 'bright, colourful' atmosphere provided by 'print across every surface', courtesy of BAF Graphics.
NEWS: The shortlisted entries to the Viscom Düsseldorf Digital Signage Best Practice Awards have been revealed.
FEATURE: Accessibility to people with vision impairments is the leading concern of the Equality Act for sign-makers, but there are many more considerations to bear in mind.
FEATURE: Morwenna Kearns discusses the issue of multilingualism in signs.
NEWS: Make it Clear has coordinated the design, production and installation of a new wayfinding system to accompany the National Maritime Museum's Sammy Ofer Wing expansion.
NEWS: Signage and branding company Icon has commented on the work it completed for the Barclays Scottish Open golf tournament in July.
NEWS: Four Winds Interactive has launched a digital signage system, described as state of the art, at the Sheraton Overland Park hotel in Kansas, USA.
NEWS: London-based Hat-Trick Design has commented on a signage and wayfinding scheme it is undertaking for Stockwell Park and Robsart Village, a south London housing estate.
NEWS: Vista System International has released details on a retail signage project completed recently in Poland.
FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul looks at the changes to legislation for tactile signs and how design and essential functionality can be combined.
NEWS: Sign manufacturer NSI has completed a project for the recently refurbished Fitness First gym in Uxbridge.
NEWS: A new signage system comprising trail wayfinding and interpretative panels has been unveiled in Canada designed to diminish the effect of human presence on the environment.
NEWS: Jibestream has commented on the success of its interactive kiosk deployment in a branch of Canadian Tire in Toronto, which aims to help customers find products with a combination of media.
NEWS: Vista System International has introduced a 'unique' new range of signage solutions designed specifically for use in healthcare environments.
NEWS: Scala's technology has been chosen to drive a new digital signage network that was recently installed at the revamped EMEA headquarters of Christie.
NEWS: The upcoming InfoComm show in Orlando, Florida, is to include software firm Visix amongst its Digital Signage Pavilion exhibitors, the company has revealed.
NEWS: Canadian digital signage software firm Omnivex will demonstrate the newest version of its Moxie package, 6.08, at the InfoComm trade show in Orlando, Florida, it says.
NEWS: Vista System International has supplied custom-designed wall frames for a signage renovation project at Sarasota Yacht Club in Sarasota, Florida, USA.
NEWS: Vista System International has released details on a project completed by Cardiff sign-maker Morgan Signs, using its flexible modular sign system.
NEWS: Al Barq Digital has announced the addition of two new shopping centres to its digital signage portfolio.
NEWS: ASI has launched a new indoor wayfinding signage solution, Macer Interior, designed to incorporate a panel holder that performs as a hinge without gaps between the two sections.
NEWS: Vista System International has announced the launch of a new range of signage products designed especially for use in libraries.
NEWS: It has been announced that Battersea Power Station, London, will be the backdrop for The Screen's latest breakfast briefing, which will examine the development of digital signage in education and wayfinding.
NEWS: Indigo Signworks has installed a new system of multidirectional post signs at a performing arts facility in the USA, using Modular Curved Frame Technology signage from Vista System International.
NEWS: A complete wayfinding signage package has been installed in a medical centre in Poland, using solutions from Vista System International, the company has announced.
NEWS: The NEC in Birmingham, the largest exhibition centre in the UK, has used AllSee Technologies's digital signage to help visitors navigate the facility and display advertising, the provider has revealed.
NEWS: UK digital signage company Navaho has announced that it will be both providing and exhibiting digital out-of-home (DOOH) solutions at the upcoming International Confex 2011, which will be held at London's Earls Court from March 1st to 3rd.
NEWS: Vista System International has revealed signage using its Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT) has been installed at a US wrestling facility.
NEWS: AllSee Technologies has announced that two of its freestanding digital posters were used at the Hospitality Show 2011, which was held last week in Birmingham.
NEWS: Sign products manufacturer Vista System reports that one of its wayfinding solutions has been installed at the University of Valencia Science Park in Spain.
NEWS: South African company EG Maud and Sons has chosen Vista System International's Modular Curved Frame Technology signage for an installation in Stoneridge Shopping Centre in Edenvale.
NEWS: Two of Omnivex's software packages, which can be used for dynamic interactive wayfinding, Moxie and GPSLink, were on show at this week's Customer Engagement Technology World (CETW).
NEWS: Technology giant HP has launched an 'out-of-the-box' digital signage solution which it says provides the first genuine turnkey option for the entry-level market.
NEWS: Metal sign producer Sign Industries has been commissioned by the Scottish Rights of Way and Access Society (ScotWays) to manufacture new destination markers for Scotland's countryside areas.
NEWS: A US college has achieved official recognition for its environmental design, thanks in part to its choice of sustainable wayfinding signage.
NEWS: Wayfinding signage from Vista System has been installed at railway stations in the South African province of Gauteng, where a new rapid rail network has been constructed.
NEWS: Council leaders in England have been urged to reduce the amount of 'unnecessary' street signs by the government, with communities secretary Eric Pickles stating that the character of towns was being damaged by 'clutter'.
NEWS: Vista System has announced its wayfinding sign frames have been used in Madrid's Department of Education, Spain.
NEWS: Light Tape made a recent appearance on the floor of the week-long Farnborough International Air Show.
NEWS: X2O Media says its new PowerPoint Wayfinder add-in for its X2O’s Xpresenter digital signage platform will allow users to add interactive maps to its content.