Enhance navigation, promote your brand, and ensure accessibility for your space
Are you in need of top-notch wayfinding signage services in Vancouver or Whistler? Century Signs is your trusted source for custom fabrication and installation of wayfinding signage, directional signs, and Braille signage. With years of experience in the industry, we are committed to providing top-notch signage solutions that enhance accessibility and improve navigation for businesses and organizations in Vancouver and the surrounding areas.
At our wayfinding sign hub, we provide comprehensive directional sign solutions tailored to your needs. These wayfinding systems use consistent typography, colors, and symbols to provide a cohesive and intuitive navigation experience. Additionally, we offer individual signage options for both indoor and outdoor signs that include:
Informational Signs: These signs provide general information about a location, such as the name of a building or area. They can help people orient themselves within a larger space.
Directional Signs: Directional signs guide individuals to specific destinations within a facility. They typically include arrows or text indicating the direction to follow to reach a particular location, such as "Restrooms," "Exit," or "Conference Room."
Identification Signs: Identification signs are used to label or identify specific areas, rooms, or departments within a building. They often include room numbers or names, helping individuals find their destinations quickly.
Examples of Wayfinding Signs
Hanging signs are used to guide and direct people within a space, particularly in environments where traditional wall-mounted or floor-level signs may not be as effective or visible. These signs are typically suspended from ceilings or overhead structures and are designed to be highly visible and easily readable from a distance.
Blade signs are mounted perpendicular to a building's façade, often at a right angle. are commonly used by businesses in urban and commercial areas to increase visibility. Blade Signs are especially useful for businesses located on narrow streets or in areas with heavy foot traffic, as they can be seen from a distance and help customers locate a storefront or entrance.
Parking Lot Signs
Parking lot wayfinding signs are designed to help drivers and pedestrians navigate through parking areas efficiently and safely. These signs are typically installed within parking lots or structures and serve several purposes.
ADA-Compliant Braille Signage
Braille signage is a type of tactile signage that includes raised, tactile characters and symbols to convey information to individuals with visual impairments. It is designed to be read through touch and provides essential information, such as room numbers, restroom labels, and directional instructions.
Room ID Signs
Room ID signs, also known as room identification signs, are a type of signage used to label and identify individual rooms or spaces within a building. These signs typically display the room number, room name or function, and may include additional information such as directional arrows or icons.
Interior Directory Signs
Interior directory signs are found in indoor spaces such as office buildings, malls, hospitals, or large facilities. It provides a comprehensive list or map of businesses, offices, or departments within the building, helping visitors and occupants find their desired destination.
Outdoor Monument Signs
Outdoor monument signs are large, freestanding, and permanent signage structures typically placed at the entrance of a property, building, or organization. These signs are often made of durable materials like stone, brick, concrete, or metal and feature the name, logo, or other important information about the entity they represent.
Directional Post Signs
Directional post signs are a type of signage mounted on tall posts or poles, often placed at intersections, crossroads, or decision points within a property or along roadways. These signs provide clear directional information, including arrows, text, or symbols, to guide people or vehicles to specific destinations or points of interest.
How to Select a Wayfinding System
Understand Your Environment
Begin by thoroughly understanding the layout of your space, whether it's a building, campus, facility, or outdoor area. Identify key entry points, intersections, decision points, and destinations within the space.
Plan for Consistency
Maintain consistency in typography, color schemes, icons, and symbols across all signage to create a cohesive wayfinding system. This helps users quickly recognize and understand the signage.
Define Your Objectives
Clarify the main objectives of your wayfinding signage system. Are you primarily focused on improving navigation, enhancing accessibility, promoting your brand, or a combination of these goals?
Ensure that your signage complies with accessibility regulations, such as providing Braille and tactile elements for individuals with visual impairments.
Analyze User Needs
Consider the needs and characteristics of your target audience. This includes understanding their potential limitations, such as age, language proficiency, mobility, and visual or cognitive impairments.
Budget and Resources
Consider your budget constraints and available resources for design, fabrication, and installation. Prioritize signage elements based on your budget and timeline.
Why Choose Us
Our team of skilled craftsmen ensures that your signage is not just functional but also aesthetically pleasing.
We work closely with you to create custom signage that reflects your brand identity and fulfills your specific requirements.
Our experienced installation team guarantees secure and professional installation, adhering to safety standards and ensuring long-lasting signage.
We stay up-to-date with local regulations and accessibility standards to ensure that your signage is compliant.
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