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A Resilient Wayfinding Response to COVID-19

At Triagonal we believe that the learnings we’ve harvested in the wake of COVID-19 can spark innovation and help us rethink what campuses and public spaces will look like in the future. Schools and institutions are still trying to figure out how to safely welcome students back at their teaching facilities. One such facility is…

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Memorability: An old tree – A beautiful door – A red wall

It’s amazing how we human beings experience and remember the world around us. According to age, temperament and pace we remember different things about our journeys. Researchers of wayfinding have known for a long time, that we use personal landmarks to find our bearings. A tree, an information board, a wall built with a certain…

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There, here, what

A sign is not just a sign. You might not notice it when rushing to your airport gate, but different types of wayfinding information are placed and organised on different types of signs according to their function. So, when defining a wayfinding systematics for an airport, it is often useful to bring a mental model…

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Interview with Triagonal in FSTA Magazine

The Covid-19 crisis demands adapting our physical environments to ensure that the behavioural changes we have experienced recently become permanent. This includes our hospitals where the number of vulnerable users is higher than other places in society and where distance and hygiene is not just about user behaviour but also about building trust in our…

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Wayfinding for one of Europe’s largest hospital

Triagonal designed the wayfinding strategy and graphic design for the new Başakşehir City Hospital in Istanbul that recently opened its doors to patients for the first time. The hospital’s eight Centres of Excellence cover around one million square meters, equal to three of the largest “super hospitals” under construction in Denmark. We are proud to…

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Preparing for the journey

As Shakespeare says in Hamlet: “The readiness is all.” At Triagonal we strongly believe that too, however, we also believe in doing things to make oneself ready, and more than anything we believe in helping others prepare for their journeys. Are you aware how you prepare yourself when you’re going to a complicated place? Whether…

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Cognitive Mapping – mapping a place in your mind

Most of us tend to associate mind mapping with creative doodling. Bubble connected to bubble with a line that connects our thoughts. However, the almost similar, scientific term, cognitive mapping, is used to describe how we develop mental representations of places and how these maps help us store the spatial memory. When we try to…

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Articles now available for download

Over the last four weeks we have posted a series of four articles on LinkedIn, where we have opened up a discussion about the significance and future of good wayfinding. Based on evidence-based research and two decades of experience from guiding people in complex environments like airports, hospitals and other public areas, we have discussed…

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We’re shadowing you – because you’re all different

You may not be aware of it, but we are: You’re a navigating subject! We all are! We all rely on different information or signs when moving from one place to another. As wayfinding experts, we, at Triagonal, do everything within our power to work out how the users of a space navigate. We do…

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Sharing is caring

At Triagonal we are consistently expanding and have welcomed 7 new employees in under a year, all adding new knowledge, experience and competencies to our interdisciplinary team. Knowing that we can always learn from each other we have created a forum where we can share knowledge. Today Camilla did a presentation of a tool for…

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Endorsing good wayfinding

”Buildings where there is no natural light. And no places to meet others. And then really bad wayfinding”. When asked what characterizes environments that negatively affect our mental health, professor in architectural psychology at SDU Kaya Roessler highlighted these three factors. In the podcast Brinkmanns briks Roessler discussed the influence of architecture – including wayfinding…

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Portrait of Triagonal in Børsen

Thank you to Børsen for portraying Triagonal as a “Niche business succeeding in wayfinding”. For today’s printed version of Børsen our Managing Partner, Tina Ravbjerg, was interviewed about wayfinding and how our company has tripled its turnover in just three years.

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