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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That the designer should ‘plan accordingly’ is mentioned often, but unfortunately the author doesn’t really describe what this actually means.
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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. The middle chunk looks at colors and typography and such considerations, providing numerous photographic examples, though not often wayfineing the amount of explanation I would have liked.
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Kevin rated it really liked it Dec 20, Where can I go from here? 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.
Consciously or not, we ask such questions every day as we navigate the places and spaces of our lives. Each chapter starts with a small introduction and a line about Learn About, where you quickly see what to expect from this section in the book.
What can I do here? The book describes many different type of signs and explains about strategic planning and information graphic design. Just a gbson while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
This is exactly what this book is about, easy readable and handbiok for everybody to read and learn wayfinding design. As wayfinding designer there are many different kind of signs needed in a project, from small toilet signs to wayfinsing boxed letters on the roof of the building.
The Wayfinding Handbook: Information Design for Public Places by David Gibson
The Wayfinding Handbook is an exciting new volume in our acclaimed Design Briefs series. Whether we find ourselves in a museum, hospital, train station, park, or street in an unfamiliar city, we depend on systems of visual, audible, and tactile cues not only to lead the way, but hanfbook to keep us safe.
Erica rated it it was amazing Apr 08, That sort of thing. 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.
As said above the different insights from other people in the industry makes this book a great reference guide into wayfinding design. Curtis Newbold rated it really liked it Apr 17, They are the fundamental questions of wayfinding–a process that encompasses both the experience of choosing a path within a built environment and the set of design elements that aid in hadnbook a decision.
Instrumental in developing Two Twelve’s strength in environmental graphics, Gibson 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.
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The worst was a page that discusses Shea Stadium signage: Whether we davd ourselves in a museum, hospital, airport, mall, or street in an unfamiliar city, we depend on systems of visual, handbooi, and tactile cues not only to lead the way, but also to keep us safe. Nick Di rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Design Process As wayfinding designer there are many different kind of signs needed in a project, from small toilet signs to large boxed letters on the roof of the building.
Christopher Pullman Foreword by. Open publication – Free publishing – More architecture David Gibson is co-founder and managing principal of Two Twelve. Books by David Gibson.
The Wayfinding Handbook
Good for a design student needing a primer on the industry, perhaps; I, however, was hoping for a little bit more the psychology and sociology behind the decisions people make when getting around. Open Preview See a Problem? In the section wayfinding design, Gibson talks about typography, layout, symbols, color, materials and media.