Interpretive and wayfinding signage, maps and displays to educate and entertain those who visit our parks and beaches, nature centers, museums, towns and trails. Gaia Graphics and Associates’ updated Interpretive & Wayfinding SIGN DESIGN book has 64 pages of design examples, plus tips about interpretive planning, writing and illustration, panel types, font sizes, installation height, […]
Good interpretive panels are POETRY:Personal ~ Visitors relate to the place when interpretive panels relate to them. We use personalizing words like ‘you’ and ask questions of the individual.Organized ~ Text and images have to flow naturally, or the visitor will quickly lose interest and walk away.Entertaining ~ Visitors are here for fun! Education is […]
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Wayfinding signs provide directions to points of interest. Good wayfinding signs are: Readable ~ The most common disability is poor vision. Font size and style, contrast between text and background, lighting conditions, and road speed are all important considerations. Understandable ~ Provide clear directions using standard directional arrows and icons that have been tested for […]
Frequently used to provide introductory promotional information about your business or product, brochures can also give visitors a quick reference guide to parks, museums and other points of interest. Printing on both sides and choosing from a variety of paper sizes and folding options allows for a wide range of pages and styles.
A map can be a handy pocket reference guide for hikers, bikers and other explorers. By modeling physical reality, maps communicate distance and relationships, providing both a grand overview and a wealth of detailed information. Different folds, sizes and printing materials allow many creative map design options. What can we map for you?
Reference guide, coloring book, activity guide, funding prospectus, policy handbook…the possibilities are endless. What can we create for you?
but with global reach By Terre Dunivant Captains David Robinson and Mark Kocina of SeaLife Conservation sailed the coast of California in late 2009, stopping in Morro Bay and other coastal cities to educate residents, City staff and Councils about plastic and ocean pollution. The evidence is shocking. People are taking action. Damaris Hansen and […]