25 July 2017
How ADA Sign Regs Lead to More Creative Solutions
Gone are the days of generic, commonplace, one-size-fits-all ADA signs

Since the 2010 updates to the original Americans with Disabilities Act became mandatory nationwide on March 15, 2012, (including requirements for facility signage) there has been an explosion of creativity – and business -- in the design, material sourcing and manufacturing of compliant signs. The laws not only provide accessibility to millions of Americans but have opened doors to vast opportunities in the facility signage sector.  Have you tapped into it yet?

13 June 2017
Why Do Facility Managers Choose Changeable Insert Signs?
Facilities Pros Prefer Insert Signs

Or, more particularly, when do they appreciate changeable insert signs the most?  Answer: When they are dealing with churn.  Why?  There are more reasons than the obvious one.  

08 May 2017
Partnering with People Signs
How People Signs Plays an Integral Role in the Success of Your Project

 A successful wayfinding signage program takes active collaboration and precise planning. While the circumstances vary, -- new building vs. remodeled structure, interior vs. exterior, or public vs. private facility – the essential approach to planning and completing the project remains the same.  Here’s how People Signs® helps people find their way.

10 April 2017
Are you planning a new building or renovation?
Why identifying signage needs is critical in project planning

 Are you planning a new building or renovation?

Did you know you can’t get a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) unless your signs meet local, state and federal codes, which requires appropriate planning?  It’s something you shouldn’t leave to the last minute, when rushing can cause critical mistakes and budget overruns.  By planning ahead, you will avoid unnecessary delays.

 

22 February 2017
Collaborate With People Signs
Partnering with our team of professionals

What do you do when the customer requires strict high-level security, uniquely embedded graphics, and 1,000 signs delivered on time and on budget for their wayfinding program? Plan meticulously, communicate clearly and deliver optimally.

21 February 2017
Meet Maggie Kelly!
The latest hire at People Signs

Maggie Kelly Meet Maggie Kelly! People Signs’ President, Charlie Kelly, is delighted to introduce the newest member of our sales team: his daughter, Maggie Kelly.

10 August 2016
Actually, when is rush hour?
How People Signs facilitates rush hour in the workplace.

Recently Fast Company highlighted a surprising report on how office workers’ changing habits and schedules are affecting not only the workplace but traffic and maintenance on New York City subways. The question now is "What hours constitute a real “business day?”

13 July 2016
Could you save the life of a co-worker?
Can you give CPR or find your way out of a burning building?

Can you recognize the signs of a stroke or heart attack? Have you ever taken a CPR course? Do you know the proper steps to take?  Take the Red Cross Lifesaving Quiz!

 
22 June 2016
Wellness, Privacy, Comfort & Technology = Healthy Office Furniture Market
Show infused with healthy attitude & positive outlook for market growth.

The NeoCon Trade Fair in Chicago June 15-17 was infused with renewed excitement and a healthy attitude toward the future of the office furnishings industry. Read what HFM Magazine, Contract Design, Michigan Live and Monday Morning Quarterback have to say about the buzz at the show. 

22 May 2016
Have you read a city lately?
How a Sound Wayfinding Plan Made London Legible

As reported in the No. 12 - 2015 edition of EG, Experiential Graphics Magazine: A decade ago, following a report by Jan Gehl Architects on the need to activate and pedestrianize the center of cities -- to give the city back to walkers -- a team of information designers met to consider an open wayfinding brief for the center of a world city.

The lessons learned over the next ten years are as important for other cities as they are for planners of buildings, office complexes, university campuses, and healtcare environments.  

15 May 2016
Is it a cold or allergies?
Knowing the signs can lead to relief.

 

You have a runny nose, a cough, and congestion!  So have you caught a cold or is it allergies? Unfortunately, it's often hard to tell -- even for doctors. But there is information that may help you.

08 May 2016
Senior Tsunami Impacts Hospital Signage
Hospitals eye senior-friendly signage to accommodate aging Baby Boomers.

 

Healthcare Design Magazine reports that due to seniors' aging-induced inability to function in, and cope with, the heathcare environment, many hospitals and design professionals are reviewing the need to alter their approach to important categories like flooring, wall colors, textures, and signage to meet the evolving needs of elderly patients. This impacts their choices for furnishings, materials, and equipment in future installations.