Category Archives: Musing

Musing 007

Ways of seeing Moving on from my previous musing I started to read John Berger’s Ways of Seeing. He believes that what we see is processed based on what we already know and that perception can be manipulated by external … Continue reading

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Musing 006

Perception and Meaning Following on from my previous musing on how we form a picture, I began thinking about how we create meaning from the things we see around us. Can we take what is there and distort or manipulate … Continue reading

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Musing 005

Forming a Picture When trying to understand an environment we form our own mental image of the surrounding area, but how is this picture formed? How do we take the snippets of information we see and process them? Is it … Continue reading

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Musing 004

What is logic? After thinking about zoning I moved on to thinking about logic and how we can piece an environment together in a way that speaks clearly to the people who use it. What exactly is logic? Is it … Continue reading

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Musing 003

Zoning Thinking about the concept of zones I began to question how zones are devised and how useful they are. Can you force logic? Can you force an identity on an area or environment? Is knowing what zone you are … Continue reading

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Musing 002

Breaking down information After attending an SDS talk by David Gibson a few months ago, it got me thinking about how wayfinding designers make complicated environments seem more approachable and inviting. How can we divide up information about and area … Continue reading

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Musing 001

Observing, thinking, questioning, sketching… As part of a new series I will post my general musings on all things wayfinding related. First up an idea for a new sketchbook of my musings. Over the coming weeks I will be exploring … Continue reading

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