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 […]
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 […]
Posters incorporate text and/or graphics to communicate information. Advertise concerts, events, workshops, films… Check out our samples to spark your imagination!