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  • ‘A map of what Maynard does’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. Maynard’s work is diverse, at any one time we could be designing architectural components for new transport projects, creating an urban wayfinding strategy or producing our own range of street furniture. We've created an illustrated map of our work, see how many projects you can spot! ‘A map of what Maynard does’ first appe...

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  • ‘How design can counteract the stress of travel’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. Something really struck a chord with me when I interviewed a candidate for a wayfinding role and asked them why they were interested in the job: they said they remembered getting lost as a child and finding it one of the scariest experiences they had ever had. ‘How design can counteract the stress of tra...

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  • ‘The subtle art of signage’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. Simon Lee told Exhibition News about when it comes to event signage, getting visitors from A to B is an art form. It didn't take long, however, for them to become clear that signage can influence the visitor journey round an exhibition in much more subtle and complex ways than simply pointing them in the right direction. ‘Th...

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  • ‘The pursuit of ‘smart’ design’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. From an urban and transport development perspective, we all strive towards the Smart City vision; one which is intent on integrating digital information and communication technology into our everyday lives whether we’re actively aware of it or not. ‘The pursuit of ‘smart’ design’ first appeared on the Maynard Design webs...

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  • ‘Understanding why we behave the way we do’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. How our brains make the decisions we take is fundamental to the wayfinding design process, Maynard are excited to join the Royal Institute of Navigation’s ‘Cognition and Navigation’ special interest group, recently initiated to explore opportunities to apply the latest scientific thinking into real-world envi...

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  • ‘Obsession: Blade Runner’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. Ridley Scott and Syd Mead built a vision of 2019 based on clear socio-economic principles. Even as their future coincides with our present, it never feels like fantasy. I became aware of Blade Runner when I was a student in Manchester studying industrial design. ‘Obsession: Blade Runner’ first appeared on the Maynard Design we...

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  • ‘Are beacons the future of internal wayfinding?’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. Whilst you may rely on GPS to guide you outside or place you on a map, inside a building you may find the GPS signal you rely on bounces around and becomes very erratic. However we spend up to 90% of our time indoors, so what are the solutions for digital internal wayfinding? And could beacons be the ans...

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  • ‘Design for inclusivity (and its challenges)’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. Approximately 1 person in 30 across the UK are living with sight loss. This is set to increase dramatically in the future; an ageing population, coupled with a growth in key underlying causes of sight loss such as obesity and diabetes, means that the number of people affected is set to rise from 2 million t...

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  • ‘Smart London digital wayfinding’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. Maynard are thrilled to be winners of the Smart London District Challenge competition. The objective for this challenge was to generate smart wayfinding innovations that help London’s residents, visitors, businesses and developers better connect with their surroundings both physically and digitally. ‘Smart London digit...

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  • ‘Smarter journeys through intelligent assets’ first appeared on the Maynard Design website. Following our recent entry in the institute for sustainability London Smart Districts Digital Wayfinding competition, the studio has been pursuing our interest in enabling smart cities solutions through intelligent and interconnected physical assets. ‘Smarter journeys through intelligent assets’ first appea...

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  • London Transport Museum’s Late Debate: Designing the Tube

    Read 'London Transport Museum’s Late Debate: Designing the Tube' on the Maynard website If London is famous for one thing (that isn’t the Queen) it would be its iconic transport network, the London Underground. On a cold and dark Tuesday evening at the end of January, four of the Maynard team ventured out of Paddington to Covent Garden to attend London Transport Museum’s Late Debate: Designing the...

  • Designers For Our Future Selves

    Read 'Designers For Our Future Selves' on the Maynard website It’s widespread knowledge that the population in most developed countries is ageing.  In fact, by 2050 over 60’s will make up 20% of the World’s population. The question of how we design for a community in which the elderly make up a significant portion of the population is becoming increasingly significant. The “New Old” exhibition […]...

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