Navigation and Way finding signages

Navigation and Way finding signages

Signage : The Juggernaut

Whether in life or in any avocation, navigation is vital!

“Where am I? How did I get here? Where should I head?”

The natural intellect can direct you through a cave-space but directional signs are imperative. D’Art’s approach on creative wayfinding signage designs, being a retail design agency is unique, out of box, and unprecedented. We incorporate both time periods of traditional and modern.Traditional times are contemporary in their own way and the very essence is the most needed. Modern times are laced with pandemic fear, so we have to think in the direction of social distancing signs.

If we take up in the box, D'Art wayfinding consulting services include:

Signage/Wayfinding Master Plans

Electronic and Static Signage Systems

Interactive Wayfinding

Wayfinding Management Systems

Identity Development

Place making Elements

Public Signage and Graphics

Project Involvement

Moreover, signages are a measure for brand visibility. The above mentioned points help us to create that ‘visibility’ factor while performing signage services for the brand.

OUR APPROACH

WE APPROACH NAVIGATION AND WAYFINDING SIGNAGES BY THREE VIEWPOINTS:

SIGHT

Way finding signages

DIRECTION

Navigation signages

SOUND

Signages

Blending with buildings, environment perceived movement, the use of space, identifying workable solutions to enable effortless navigation.

Our Team Organizes Signage Design To Final Implementation In Five Phases:

Retail signages

Phase 1: Overall Graphics And Signage Concept

The purpose of this phase is to create a human platform for the whole project and to make all the necessary preparations for the first design phase.

This phase consists of the following:

Initial meeting with the client about the outline of the project, such as budget, scope and timeline.

Familiarization with the company identity and its branding and identity standards.

Consultation with external partners and stakeholders. Site visit - Architectural review of establishment operations, signage requirements, and priority.

Site survey with landscape architect for a comprehensive analysis of traffic flows for road signs and other exterior signs.

Coordinate with Interior designer and other consultants, compatibility of interiors and signage locations.

Phase 2: Schematic And Typical Design

For the second phase a design of individual signs that will fulfill the navigational and instructional needs of the project. This phase will result in providing all the data and requirements for the design of the visual aspects of all the signs.

This phase consists of the following:

Examine architectural master plan, site plans and architectural drawings

Marking major traffic flows on the plans and realistic viewing distances for signage

Developing and finalizing the list of sign types

Developing a coding system for all signage

Finalizing the plans and indicating global locations of all signs

Develop outline specifications

Review / presentation meetings with signage committee or client

Phase 3: Visual Design

The visual design phase consists of the following:

Preparing the typeface chart. Including the standard sizes to be used

Developing the chart of all the graphic elements, like symbols, pictograms and illustrations

Composing the color chart

Developing a design for each individual sign type in elevation drawing

3D models, and/or real-size mockups

Phase 4: Technical Drawings & Signage Schedule Chart

This phase includes the incremental stages of product development along with the creation of contract documents that will form the package for tender.

Drafting a working drawing for each sign type.

Developing bill quantity for each sign type.

Drafting the specifications for all materials, construction details, fasteners, type of finishing and colours.

Developing a complete sign schedule and location plans to identify sign location and placement, type and information content.

Review and approval by the client.

Assisting the client in manufacturer selection and bidding process.

Phase 5: Production & Installation

FABRICATION

The D'art team includes skilled signage designers, planners, sign engineers and craftspeople with the knowledge that only comes from extensive hands-on experience. This means that our network capabilities as a signage company ensure that your solution meets the quality standards for which we are known. We have multiple manufacturing facilities and alliance partners strategically located throughout India. So, whether your project is local or national, we have a facility and the capabilities to serve you.

INSTALLATION

When implementing an architectural signage solution, D'art considers every aspect involved – from engineering and signage code requirements to installation logistics – to ensure the smoothest installation for the client and visitors alike. Whether your program consists of interior signage, exterior signage or both, D'art has the expertise you can trust.

All these phases are meshed up everytime we deliver our services of Navigation And Wayfinding Signages.

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