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Portland Oregon pedestrian wayfinding sign system

Making the city accessible with visibility

The Portland Central City Pedestrian Wayfinding Signage Project is a 100+ navigational sign program designed for downtown Portland Oregon. These signs are designed to help visitors and residents navigate the city and access its rich cultural, civic, and commercial destinations. The signs also include transit access information to facilitate movement.

Work included contextual design research, stakeholder surveys, city brand definition, design of sign structure and graphics development of signage design intent guidelines manual, The sign system’s design included 12+ months of contextual design research, city brand definition, stakeholder surveys, design of sign structures, layout graphics (including maps); sign location plans, message routing, and message inventory.

Designed by Joel Katz Design Associates. Luminant Design staff William Bardel was a member of this project's three-person design team while at JKDA.

Date: July 2003—August 2006. Installed 2007.