Custom Wayfinding Signs
What are Custom Wayfinding Signs? Custom wayfinding signs are informational signs that are designed to help people navigate through a building or other large space. They are generally made using materials like metal, wood, plastic, and/or foam core, and can include a range of information such as text, symbols, logos, and graphics. The purpose of these signs is to clearly mark and identify locations, provide directions, and make it easier for people to quickly find their way around.
Interactive digital wayfinding signs, also known as digital signage, are computer-based signage systems. You can be programmed to display interactive information about a particular area.
They are typically used in shopping centers, office complexes, factories, airports, universities, hospitals, and other large facilities. Some custom wayfinding signs will also have lighting or other features that make them more visible in low-light conditions. Wayfinding signs are a great way to help visitors quickly and easily find their way around, and can be designed to fit in with the decor and style of any building.
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Where can you use a Wayfinding Sign System? A Wayfinding Sign System can be used in a variety of locations, including hospitals, educational institutions, corporate complexes, airports, malls and shopping centers, stadiums and arenas, parks, recreational complexes, and any other large-scale public area where people may need help finding their way.
Wayfinding Sign Systems often include a combination of signs, maps, and other visuals to help provide visitors with the information they need to get to their destination. Signs can include direction arrows, text to show what direction to go, and symbols to indicate where certain services can be found. Maps may also be included to give a more detailed overview of the area and to provide a better understanding of the layout of the area.
In addition to being used for navigation, Wayfinding Sign Systems can also be used to increase brand recognition, improve customer service, and aid in wayfinding security by helping visitors identify their location.
What are Interactive wayfinding signs?
They provide directions to various locations within the building, as well as good information about the layout of the space. They can also provide information on local attractions and other services that may be available in the area.
Interactive wayfinding signs typically feature touch screens that provide audio and visual instructions, such as arrows and maps, that can be easily followed. Users can interact with the system to get more specific directions to their destination.
They can also access additional information, such as event listings, and can even request assistance from a customer service representative if needed. In addition, some interactive wayfinding signs feature facial recognition technology or voice recognition, allowing users to access information quickly and easily.
What Types of Wayfinding Signs do we offer?
Your Wayfinding signs can be divided into three primary categories: directional signs, informational signs, and identification signs.
Directional signs provide direction, such as arrows or pathways. These signs can also indicate the location of a particular destination, such as a restroom, cafeteria, or library. Your Directional signs can be either physical signs, such as signs physically placed in a space, or digital signs, such as digital displays that provide directions.
Informational signs provide specific information about your location, such as your rules and regulations, hours of operation, or warning signs. Your signs can either provide general information or be specifically tailored to a particular situation.
Identification signs identify a location, such as the name of a room or building, or the name of your business. Identification signs can also help visitors to identify prominent features, such as an entrance or staircase.
What are the Sizes and Shapes of Wayfinding Signs?
What Size and Shape Options do we offer for Wayfinding Signs? There are a variety of size and shape options available for wayfinding signs. The most common size for wayfinding signs is 6” x 6”, but they can range in size from 4” x 4” to 12” x 12” and even larger.
As far as shape, there are a variety of options, such as:
- as well as more unique shapes such as a house, a car, or an arrow.
It is important you consider the size and shape of a wayfinding sign based on the type of signage and audience, as well as the environment in which you wany sign to be placed. For example, if your sign is being placed in an outdoor environment, a larger size such as 12” x 12” may be necessary in order to make the sign easier to read and distinguish from a distance.
Additionally, the shape of your wayfinding sign should be chosen based on the information that the signage conveys. For example, an arrow shape may be more appropriate for your directional signage, while a square or rectangle shape may be better suited for informational signage.
How Are Wayfinding Signs Manufactured?
Wayfinding signs are typically manufactured from a variety of materials, depending on your end-use and the environment. Common materials include aluminum, brass, bronze, copper, stainless steel, plastic, acrylic, and wood. Each material has its own unique characteristics, and so it’s important we consider the best solution depending on your need.
The manufacturing process typically starts with a sheet of the chosen material, which is then cut to the desired shape and size. Depending on the design you picked, the sign may need to be painted, printed, or etched with a computerized laser system.
Once your sign is ready, it’s time to add the necessary hardware. This could include mounting brackets, posts, pole sleeves, or any other necessary items. Finally, your sign is tested to ensure that it is durable and will last in the environment it is placed.
How is Wayfinding Signage installed?
Wayfinding signage is typically installed outdoors. We usually on theses on a side of a building or along a pathway. Generally, the signage needs to be firmly attached to the surface to ensure stability and visibility. Depending on the type of surface and the size and weight of the sign, there are several ways to attach it.
The most common methods are: adhesive bonding, direct screwing, mechanical anchor systems, expansion anchors, and epoxy anchors.
Wayfinding signage for indoor use we typically installed using adhesive or screws. Adhesive is typically the most convenient way to install signage as it does not require any additional tools or hardware. In addition to adhesives, screws may also be used to secure wayfinding signage to the wall or other surface.
FAQ About Wayfinding Signs
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Wayfinding signage is typically located in places where your visitors or where customers need assistance, such as airports, bus stations, shopping malls, and hospitals.
Wayfinding signs can be made with a variety of materials, depending on your intended use and where you are located. Common materials include aluminum, acrylic, vinyl, and PVC. The lettering and graphics can be printed onto the material, or they can be cut from vinyl and applied to the surface.
The cost of wayfinding signs can vary depending on factors such as the size, material, complexity of the design that you pick. Generally, the cost can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars.
Generally, it can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to complete the production and installation of your new wayfinding signs.