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Category Archive for: Wayfinding

Improving Logan Airport Customer Service

Improving Logan Airport Customer Service

One key to keep airport travelers informed and moving efficiently is to provide them with real time information. That’s part of what’s happening now at Boston Logan International Airport, where new airport wayfinding, maps, and other signage will be displayed on digital signs  in Terminal B and Terminal C arrival areas, as well as in the airport’s new Rental Car Center. The system will be supported by 27 curbside “countdown” signs that detail when ground transportation […]

Metro Sign & Awning Announces A New E-Book on the Intricacies of Wayfinding Signage

We’ve written in this space about wayfinding signs more than once, but we’re still getting questions about them from business owners, architects, developers and construction industry people.

To satisfy their curiosity and give everyone a place to start finding answers on their own, we’ve now compiled a brand new e-book on Wayfinding Signage.

It covers such important topics as:

What makes wayfinding signage so difficult to do well?
Why bother struggling to get wayfinding signage just right?
How to take the big first step on […]

Five Things You Don’t Know About Wayfinding Signs

“Wayfinding” is a fascinating word that conveys its own meaning very clearly – which is precisely what you expect from “wayfinding signs” themselves. But it’s far from easy to create a series of signs that are unified, logical, and authoritative in design, yet variable enough to convey highly specific information clearly and unambiguously to people who are quite often in a hurry, stressed, confused, and possibly lacking in local language skills.

So it’s no surprise that, to many designers, wayfinding signage […]

Finding Your Way with the Signage Experts: Outdoor Wayfinding Projects

Wayfinding signage projects are fun because they are unique – the wayfinding signs we create are not necessarily outdoor advertising, and not necessarily outdoors at all. Interior wayfinding projects really deserve their own space, though. We’ll write about those another time; for now, we’ll focus on outdoor wayfinding projects.

Like other types of signage, wayfinding signs can be illuminated or not, feature dimensional letters, and a wide vdesariety of colors, styles, and materials.

What’s most unusual about wayfinding signage is its purpose: […]

Importance of Way Finding Signage

At Metro Sign and Awning, we recently upgraded our equipment in an effort to offer to our customers advanced ADA and Way Finding Signage. Many clients aren’t aware of various options available and that we can help them create a design to compliment their application as well as their budget if brought in during the development stages. We work with architects and developers related to various industries (Health Care, Hotel, Professional, Residential) while offering consultation on color, design, technique, application […]

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