Carlson and her colleagues reviewed current research on how people find their way through buildings and use navigating through the new Seattle Central Library as a case study to illustrate important wayfinding principles.
Hospital signage is often confusing.
Lost people are endemic in healthcare environments.
Some general—but frequently overlooked—principles of wayfinding are examined in three recent articles.
Information related to safety and possible danger should be presented first on any sign.
How can the physical environment change doctor-patient communication? How should amublatory care facilities be designed?
The agenda at HealthcareDesign.08 had insightful discussions of how human beings interact with their surroundings.
Some traffic warning signs are not effective. Two recent journal articles profile signage that does not produce the desired behaviors by drivers.
When presented with a turning decision, people tend to turn toward their dominant hand, and turn in ways consistent with the car-driving regulations of their homeland.
Inner Navigation, by Erik Jonsson, helps readers understand why humans get lost, and what you, as a designer, can do to make the spaces you create easier to navigate.