Book Review: Signage and Wayfinding Design by Chris Calori

  • Posted on: February 28, 2014
  • by: S42Dev

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Signage and Wayfinding Design: A Complete Guide to Creating Environmental Graphics Design Systems, is a resource and reference book written by Chris Calori. It is meant to aid in all sizes of signage projects. Concepts are learned through a marriage of graphic and textual explanations, with real world examples added in. .


  • What is Environmental Graphic Design
    • Overview and Scope
  • The Design Process
    • Client Inclusion, Design Process
  • Overview of the Signage Pyramid Model
    • Design Approach
  • The Information Content System
    • Type of Content, Hierarchy of Content
  • The Graphic System
    • Typography, Symbols, Diagrams, Colour, Layout
  • The Hardware System
    • Shape, Mount, Size, Lighting, Materials


Signage and Wayfinding Design is meant to aid in the planning and completion of small to medium sized projects. Westmount Signs and Printing is able to fully assist in all areas of professional direction, design, and construction regarding signage and printing projects. .

Reception and Reviews

Signage and Wayfinding Design has received a strong, positive reception from both professional and amateur sign makers. The book is praised for its vast wealth of information, as well as its beautiful graphics and pictures. The book has received an average 5 star rating on Amazon.
"This is the ultimate sign design cookbook. Absolutely every issue is covered... This comprehensive volume outlines the entire process of design, as well as providing a portfolio of finished projects." (segdDesign, No. 16)

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