Australian National University Together with Lettergraphics (Australia), we developed a comprehensive signage system for the Australian National University. A large, sprawling site, the University’s existing signage was run down and rather “polite” – white lettering on bush green structures that tended to disappear into the background. Our approach was to increase the contrast in the…read more
Victorian Mineral Water: Interpretive Signage Victoria’s numerous Mineral Water reserves and springs are located primarily in the Central Highlands, though others are located at Geelong and further afield. In this extensive project, we were commissioned to liaise with the Committee, research, design and develop interpretive signage for approximately 30 of the springs. This also included research…read more
Indigenous Themed Playspace This small signage project for the City of Ballarat is a favourite of ours – a simple, understated and totally appropriate response that integrates the signage with the built form. Along with the three interpretive signs, we were also commissioned to design the laser-cut graphics for the Landscape Architect’s shade device.
Hindmarsh Shire Council: Entry Signage Located in Victoria’s north west Wimmera district, the municipality of Hindmarsh encompasses the towns of Dimboola, Jeparit, Nhill and Rainbow, as well as many small hamlets spread over this large, mainly grain-growing area.
Ballarat Botanical Gardens Signage The Ballarat Botanical Gardens comprises three distinct sections – the North Gardens Reserve, a fairly open area sometimes used for concerts, the South Gardens Reserve, which houses the Australian Prisoner of War Memorial and the Ballarat Tramways Museum, and the Botanical Gardens themselves in the middle. Following a comprehensive review, we…read more
Learmonth Township Signage Now part of the City of Ballarat, Learmonth was once the centre for the former Shire of Ballarat, Victoria’s first shire. This project, in response to community consultation, saw the development and installation of a number of interpretive and information signs to enhance the visitor and user experience. The signage included 38…read more
Family Court of Australia This project consisted of reviewing the existing signage at the Court’s Registries then designing of a complete suite of signs to cater for the many users of the Court’s services. A signage standards manual was developed and scheduling for both the Dandenong and Melbourne Registries completed and implemented. Two colour schemes…read more
City of Ballarat: Major Reserves Signage The major reserves of Ballarat are identified with a higher quality of sign than neighbourhood parks. The signs incorporate and integrate many of the City’s key visual elements – the corporate colour, typography, logo and Eureka star graphic devices. An information hierarchy provides for different levels of importance to assist with wayfinding.
Questacon, National Science & Technology Centre Together with the project manager, Lettergraphics (Australia), we developed a comprehensive suite of internal signs for Questacon. Included in the suite were identification, directional and notice signs, including regulatory, warning, information and advisory signs. Originally the concept was to mount the signs using scientific principles – counter-balanced hanging signs…read more
Mount Buninyong Interpretive Signage Mount Buninyong is a large composite breached scoria cone volcano to the south of Ballarat. In 1997 the Mount Buninyong Reserve was placed on the register of the National Estate. Superb views of the western plains can be had from the summit. Four interpretive signs were developed for the Crater Walk,…read more