IDEA #401 — Wayfinding for City Spaces
Bridging Navigation and Signage with Design
Issue #401 focuses on wayfinding in urban spaces, on all the ways people orient themselves in cities and navigate from place to place.
Contents include "People and Places," by David Gibson and "Transitions in Cities and Spatial Perceptions: The Past, Present, and Future of Tokyo," by Takayuki Kishii; "Developing custom fonts for specific environments," an interview with Swiss Typefaces; and "Wayfinding design beyond the third dimension," an interview with Keisuke Toyoda.
This special issue presents profiles of Pentagram Design, Snøhetta Design, PenguinCube, and Travaux-Pratiques.
Included: the final installment in Tetsuya Goto's Mirrors series, designed by Sulki & Min, and the first entry in a new series by Matt Lamont: "Design Eccentric From the World Collectors' Room," designed by Kazuhiro Yamada.
Designed by Kensaku Kato, Megumi Moriya (LABORATORIES)
Published by Seibundo Shinkosha Co., Ltd., 2023
Bilingual, in Japanese and English (not all content translated)
Softcover, 170 pages, full color, 8.9 × 11.75 inches