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Project Highlight: Be Well

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Be Well | 'Hope Happens Here' Like the décor, signage is designed to be more welcoming and less institutional. A new behavior health facility emphasizes safe, warm environment. In a time of increasing need for addiction recovery and mental health services, one public-private partnership…  read more

Tagged: 3 Dimensional, Acrylic, ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Behavioral health, Brand, Branded space, Case Study, customer safety, dimensional letters, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Graphics, Installation, Logos, patient safety, Permanent Room Sign, Restroom Signs, room id, Sign design, Signage, Wallcovering, Wayfinding

Project Highlight: Navy Building

24-inch Illuminated channel letters on main entrance canopy PROJECT HIGHLIGHT United States Navy West Coast headquarters debut. A bold, modern high-rise calls for Takeform's well-coordinated touch. For some 1,450 staffers who work for the U.S. Navy in San Diego, California, office life is about to be…  read more

Posted in: Branding, Case Study, Exterior Signage, Highlight, Interior Signage, Project Management, Project Profiles, Takeform News  |  Tagged: Acoustic Art, ADA Compliance, Awards, Back to office, Brand, Case Study, Corporate, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Ethos, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Exterior Signage, Facility, Fusion, Government, Graphics, Installation, Logos, Project Management, Sign design, Signage, Signify, Wallcovering

Project Highlight: Rochester General Hospital Sands-Constellation building

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Rochester General Hospital Performing on every level. As the Sands-Constellation Center for Critical Care rose, Takeform was there. In 2020, Rochester Regional Health (RRH) opened its seven-story, 312,000-square-foot new building on its flagship Rochester General Hospital (RGH) campus…  read more

Tagged: 3 Dimensional, ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Braille, Brand, Case Study, clean, COVID-19, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Experiential Graphics, Facility, Graphic Panels, Graphics, Healthcare, Installation, patient safety, Permanent Room Sign, Project Management, Signage

Project Highlight: LSUS

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT LSUS A natural reflection. First impressions. The exterior of the new renovated Science Lecture Auditorium at LSUS marks the location with raised lettering from Takeform's Ethos line. Each weather-resistant letter is ¾ inch cast aluminum, brushed, and clear coated. Reimagined lecture…  read more

Posted in: Project Profiles  |  Tagged: 3 Dimensional, ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Back-to-School, College, Environmental Graphics, Ethos, Experiential Design, Experiential Graphics, Exterior Signage, Graphic Panels, Graphics, Higher Education, Logos, room id, Sign design, Signage

Project Profile: Monroe Community College

The inspired urban campus. Project Profile: Monroe Community College After nearly a century of service, the early modernist edifice that was Eastman Kodak's “Factory Number 9 Building" would find new life as a vibrant college campus. Seven floors of twentieth-century business history would undergo…  read more

Posted in: Interior Signage, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: 3 Dimensional, ADA Compliance, Brand, College, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Ethos, Experiential Graphics, Facility, Graphics, Higher Education, Icons, Sign design, Signage, Wayfinding

Project Profile: American Greetings

American Greetings: a vibrant collaboration PROJECT PROFILE CLIENT: American Greetings Creative Studios | World Headquarters WHAT: Wayfinding Interior Signage WHERE: Cleveland, OH ARCHITECT/ INTERIORS: CallisonRTKL PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF: American Greetings Creative Studios 650,000 square feet. Five…  read more

Posted in: ADA, Branding, Interior Signage, Project Management, Project Profiles, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, Brand, Facility, Icons, Project Management, room id, 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

5 steps to a successful Wayfinding program

We've talked about the top 5 mistakes of wayfinding in healthcare. How do you start the process in defining a successful program? Here are our top 5 suggestions.1. Put together a complete wayfinding team. This should include more than people representing facilities and clinical departments. It requires…  read more

Posted in: Exterior Signage, Interior Signage, Wayfinding  |  Tagged: ADA Compliance, ADA standards, Americans with Disabilities Act, Directional Signage, Environmental Graphics, Interior Design, Sign design, Signage, Wayfinding

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