Category Archives: Environments
I’m sure most cities have been branded up at some point, if only to attract tourists and day-trippers, yet when I try to think of a memorable city brand the only one that automatically jumps to mind is that of … Continue reading
I was doing some research on the signage used at metro and subway systems, and stumbled upon this fantastic signage used at Shibuya metro station in Tokyo, Japan. Shibuya is one of Japan’s busiest metro stations and the signage was installed to … Continue reading
London has one of the most visually recognisable and iconic transport systems in the world. The success of this is down to the meticulous design and consistent application of guidelines throughout the system. This practice stems from the very beginning … Continue reading
After the Olympic Games took place in the Summer, it has provided an opportunity to reflect on the branding in its full entirety and not just at the individual elements. The application of the brand across all mediums proved a … Continue reading
In his introduction to New London Architecture’s exhibition The Developing City, Peter Murray positions the show as the third in a series tracking the development of architecture in the city, after the ‘Changing City’ in 1994 and ‘New City Architecture’ … Continue reading
Designed by Multistorey, the Lyric Theatre’s identity is based on the fluidity of a brush script. Applied to the stationary, marketing material and signage within the theatre it offers up the complex energy and personality of the theatre in a … Continue reading
Now this place would definitely require a corner sofa! As seen on Dezeen…
This rather clever and simplistic approach to wayfinding by ZMIK Designers is to place hundreds of black self-adhesive arrows which cover the white walls, the floor and the ceiling to draw the attention in a “follow the arrows” like manner.
Perhaps an example of not what to do? Oh dear!
Johnson Banks new identity scheme for this famous digital media and design institution strongly features the three Penrose tiles that tessellate almost infinitely across the new building’s skin. Here’s what they had to say… “Building three dimensional versions of the logo … Continue reading