Signalling the  best way forward

Mark Hughes, from the Health and Social Care group at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, looks at the importance of the correct use of signage in hospitals.

A well-designed wayfinding system can not only lead to a better patient and visitor experience, but evidence suggests there are also cost efficiencies to be gained. Chris Girling explores what effective wayfinding should look like

Jill Joyce from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, discusses the importance of clear signange in hospitals – and the many aspects to bear in mind to get it right

The Sign Design Society represents professionals and clients involved in the resolution of navigation problems in complex environments and the planning, design, manufacture and installation of signing solutions. Ian Whybrow of  Whybrow Wayfinding describes a project in one of the most challenging environments

David Catanach, director at the British Sign and Graphics Association, takes a look at wayfinding signage in hospital buildings

Hospitals are complex environments, and for patients, staff and visitors the ability to get from one part of the facility to another quickly, efficiently and without worry is an important one. David Watts explores what effective wayfinding should look like

David Catanach, director at the British Sign and Graphics Association, who spent many years working in the international sign industry, takes a look at wayfinding signage in hospital buildings

The British Sign & Graphics Association’s David Catanach takes a look at the complexity of wayfinding signage and the need to get it right first time to get people where they need to go

Graphical symbols for safety communication need to comply with the highest comprehension credentials to ensure we are not playing Pictionary with people’s lives

The standard ISO 7010 ensures that only graphical symbols with the highest comprehension credentials are used to communicate safety messages, writes Jim Creak of the Health and Safety Sign Association

Digital signing has great potential but we’re not there yet, says Alan Stevenson, Workshop 2

Alan Stevenson, director, Workshop 2 Limited, looks at sign design and the most commonly used wayfinding devices

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