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Easy on the eyes: Evidence that good design helps patients heal

Easy on the eyes: Evidence that good design helps patients heal Brilliant blue water droplets. Feathery green leaves. It's not an oasis, it's a hospital. And a touch of large-format graphics is transforming the space—and the patient experience. Takeform is proud to partner with health systems as varied…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Interior Signage  |  Tagged: Environmental Graphics, Facility, Healthcare, Interior Design

Footer

Our premium raised footer Takeform's premium raised footer installation method provides a clean professional look for your exterior signage. A raised footer protects the bottom of your sign from the errant lawn mower or overzealous string trimmer-wielding caretaker. Brushed stainless steel socket cap…  read more

Posted in: Engineering, Exterior Signage  |  Tagged: Directional Signage, Healthcare, Installation, Masonry, Raised Footer, Sign design, Signage, Signify, Wayfinding

H&R Block: 500/6

H&R Block: 500 Offices. 6 Months. Nationwide. With every interaction, H&R Block is changing how people perceive the tax experience. With retail offices being a key engagement point, we worked closely with them to invigorate 500 locations across the US. Each “Brand 17" office was energized…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Engineering, Interior Signage, Project Profiles  |  Tagged: Environmental Graphics, Graphics, Logos, room id, Signage, Vivid

Why leave sign selection to the General Contractor?

Your sign system communicates with people every day. It's important it's speaking to them in your voice. We get last minute calls all the time regarding signs needed for a new project. The designer specified only general signs to meet code whereby the GC includes only a small budget to cover these minimal…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Brand, Directional Signage, General Contractor, Graphics, Sign design, Signage

6 Wayfinding design differentiators

6 wayfinding design differentiators Here are six questions that will help you evaluate wayfinding design capability. 1 Do they have the design sensitivity to aesthetically connect your brand and wayfinding to your architecture? 2 Do they understand wayfinding? It's more than signs – look for those…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Brand, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Facility, Graphics, Interior Design, Permanent Room Sign, Sign design, Signage, Wayfinding

6 wayfinding service advantages

Advantage 1 Do they offer ownership services designed to maximize the value of your system over the long term? Advantage 2 Do they provide price protection by guaranteeing the price you pay for reorders and follow-on signs? Advantage 3Do they offer a five-year guarantee which promises your satisfaction,…  read more

Posted in: Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Facility, Guarantee, Installation, Ownership Services, Signage, Wayfinding

5 wayfinding fulfillment factors

Evaluating wayfinding companies: 5 key fulfillment factors Question 1 Do they manufacture what they design? Integration of design and production is key to a successful project. Disconnects often result in missed deadlines, increased budgets and frustrating complications. Question 2Do they provide a…  read more

Posted in: Engineering, Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Americans with Disabilities Act, Facility, Graphics, Signage, Wayfinding

Interior signage: New expectations

Gone are the days where we just expect a sign to be functional with no sensitivity to the space or people who occupy it. Blue restroom signs and plain colored plaques with a room number are no longer acceptable, unless you are a contractor just trying to get a certificate of occupancy. More than ever,…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Brand, Environmental Graphics, Graphics, Sign design, Signage, Wayfinding

Icon Overload

We all know the international icons for restrooms, information, and elevators. But how do you direct a non-English speaking visitor to Outpatient Services? Icons? Oh wait, what is the icon for Outpatient Services? How recognizable is it? Some wayfinding graphics are developed with the thought that icons…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Americans with Disabilities Act, Directional Signage, Facility, Icons, Signage, Wayfinding

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