Wayfinding and Environmental Graphics shortlist 2014


Miss Ko Signage, by GBH

Miss Ko is an Asian fusion restaurant in Paris, designed by Philippe Starck. GBH, which also branded the restaurant, was tasked with creating signage for the restaurant. GBH describes the venue as ‘like Blade Runner – only happy’. An ever-changing digital sign is used at street level, while interior signs are inspired by Tokyo street scenes and digital projections are used throughout.


33 Parkgage Road Signage for Curatus, by Borja Goyarrola @ All Design

33 Parkgate Road is a new office complex and cultural space in London’s Battersea. All Design – which is based in the complex – created an arrow-cum-speech bubble directory sign at the entrance of the site. Inside, rectangular signs and clean typography stand out against brick walls.


Home Street Home for the Consortiun of Street Children, by The Partners

The Partners created a campaign for the Consortium of Street Children as part of a drive to create a new International Day for Street Children. The Home Street Home campaign saw giant chidren’s room signs placed in inhospitable urban environments to highlight the issue of children sleeping rough.


Labyrinth by Mark Wallinger for Art on the Underground, by Rose and Mark Wallinger

Labyrinth is a series of artworks created by Mark Wallinger for Transport for London’s Art on the Underground scheme. The project comprises a permanent and unique artwork for each of the 270 stations on the Tube network. Rose worked both to help realise the artworks themselves and to develop branding for the project.

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