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Project Highlight: Francis Tuttle

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Francis Tuttle Technology Center The spirit of inspiration Takeform partners with interior design firm to give trade school a fresh, edgy vibe In an era when cities want new business ventures and skilled workers in high-demand fields, Oklahoma City trade school Francis Tuttle Technology…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Case Study, Highlight  |  Tagged: 3 Dimensional, Acrylic, ADA Compliance, Branded space, Case Study, dimensional letters, Donor Recognition, Environmental Graphics, Ethos, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Facility, Graphic Panels, Higher Education, Illuminated Sign Cabinets, Privacy Window Film, Restroom Signs, room id, Signage, Theming, Vinyl, Wallcovering, Window film

Project Highlight: Swagelok

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Swagelok Global Headquarters and Innovation Center Global gathering place Takeform helps Ohio company create welcoming new HQ for staff and customers Ethos custom lettering on the new building lives within a rail system that represents the company's systems. When this Fortune 500 high-tech…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Project Management  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, Brand, Branded space, Corporate, dimensional letters, Ethos, Experiential Graphics, Exterior Signage, Fusion, Illuminated Sign Cabinets, Project Management, Signage, Signify, Wallcovering

Industry Spotlight: Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI)

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT Healthier Hospitals Initiative Helping hospitals get healthier Sustainability initiative enables health systems to take a closer look at their own environment Hospitals are places of health and healing—including treating people whose illnesses can be directly linked to unhealthy…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Engineering, Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Project Management, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: antibacterial, antiviral, Branded space, clean, dimensional letters, dimensional logo, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Facility, Healthcare, Healthy Hospitals Initiative, HHI, Hospital Artwork, Hospitality, patient safety, Signage, Wallcovering, Wayfinding

Project Highlight: Metropolitan at The 9

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Metropolitan at The 9 Rendered and ready. Takeform closes the gap between dreamy visions and feasible plans. Profile Details WHAT: Interior wayfinding and signage design, exterior on-building signage design, specification package. WHERE: Cleveland, Ohio CONTRIBUTORS: DEVELOPER: Geis…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Interior Signage  |  Tagged: Brand, Branded space, Case Study, Corporate, dimensional letters, dimensional logo, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Ethos, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Fusion, Hospitality, Hotel, Interior Design, Restroom Signs, Retail, room id, Sign design, Signage, Theming

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The following is a summary of ADA regulations related to signage and wayfinding based on the Department of Justice's 2010 revision of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. As of March 15, 2012 compliance with the 2010 Standards are required for new construction and alterations under Titles II…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Americans with Disabilities Act, Directional Signage, Graphics, Interior Design, Permanent Room Sign, room id, Signage, Wayfinding

Project Highlight: Ellicott Street Garage

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT: 854 Ellicott Street Parking Garage Ramping up stress-free parking Takeform helps new downtown Buffalo garage guide people to multiple health facilities A growing cluster of Buffalo, N.Y., hospitals is bringing more employees and more visitors to the neighborhood—along with more…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Exterior Signage, Project Profiles  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Brand, Branded space, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Graphic Panels, Graphics, Sign design, Signage, Vivid, Wayfinding, Window film

Project Highlight: M&T Tech Hub

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT M&T Tech Hub Buffalo tech sector's high-rise boost Takeform helps M&T Bank translate high concept into fresh vibe High-tech attitude. Dynamic floor plans. Vibrant décor. A landmark Buffalo, N.Y., skyscraper found a new purpose thanks to M&T Bank, whose $58 million investment…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: 3 Dimensional, Acrylic, ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Braille, Branded space, Corporate, dimensional letters, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, notice holder, room id, Signage, Vivid, Window film

Project Highlight: Foothill Ranch Health Center

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Foothill Ranch Health Center Spa-like health center reflects welcome shift in care For design sensitivity, tricky logistics, and problem-solving prowess, A&D firms turn to Takeform. Picture this: you walk into an open, light-filled entrance tastefully decorated and staffed by greeters.…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Highlight, Interior Signage, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: 3 Dimensional, Acrylic, ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Braille, Branded space, dimensional letters, Environmental Graphics, Ethos, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Fusion, Graphics, Healthcare, Medical Office Building, MOB, Patient experience, room id, room numbers, Signage, Wallcovering, Window film

Project Profile: C.H. Robinson

Cool style. Regional vibes. The workplace as recruiting tool.Project Profile: C.H. Robinson No matter what sector your business is in these days, presenting your work environment as fresh and forward-thinking is vital to attracting new talent—especially recent college grads in a generation of the…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Case Study, Interior Signage, Project Management, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: Back-to-School, Brand, Branded space, Case Study, Corporate, employee experience, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Graphics, hiring, recruiting, Signage, Vivid, Wayfinding, workplace