Everest College

Branding and Wayfinding Signage for Community College

Signbox Signage Project for Everest Community College

Project Overview

Everest Community College, a premier educational institution renowned for its diverse academic programs and vibrant campus life, embarked on an ambitious project to revamp its signage. The goal was to enhance the campus experience for students, staff, and visitors by improving wayfinding, reinforcing the college’s brand identity, and ensuring cohesive and visually appealing signage throughout the campus. Signbox were selected for this comprehensive project due to our proven expertise and innovative approach.

Objectives

  1. Enhance Wayfinding: Simplify navigation across the campus with clear, intuitive signage.
  2. Reinforce Branding: Ensure consistent application of the college’s brand identity in all signage elements.
  3. Improve Aesthetics: Create visually appealing signage that complements the campus architecture.

External Signage:

  1. Wayfinding Totems:
    • Strategically placed at key entry points and intersections.
    • Designed to provide clear directions to various campus buildings and facilities.
    • Integrated with the college’s branding, featuring the logo and colour scheme.
  2. Branding and Building Signage:
    • Large-scale building signs to identify major campus buildings.
    • Exterior signs incorporating the college’s name and emblem prominently.
    • Weather-resistant materials to ensure longevity and durability.

Internal Signage:

  1. Wayfinding and Directory Signage:
    • Comprehensive directories placed at main entrances and junctions within buildings.
    • Floor maps and directional signs to guide students and visitors efficiently.
    • Consistent use of colour codes and icons for easy recognition and navigation.
  2. Large Format Digital Print:
    • High-resolution digital prints for wall murals and informational displays.
    • Pictogram signs for toilet and washrooms.
    • Vibrant and engaging visuals to enhance the learning environment.
  3. 3D Naming and Wayfinding:
    • Three-dimensional lettering for department names and room numbers.
    • Modern and stylish design to align with the contemporary campus look.
    • Tactile elements for accessibility, ensuring compliance with ADA standards.

Implementation

The project was executed in several phases to ensure minimal disruption to campus activities.

  1. Assessment and Planning:
    • Detailed site surveys and consultations with college stakeholders.
    • Development of a comprehensive signage strategy and design proposals.
    • Mock-ups and prototypes for review and approval.
  2. Fabrication:
    • Production of signage elements using high-quality materials and advanced manufacturing techniques.
    • Rigorous quality control checks to ensure precision and durability.
  3. Installation:
    • Professional installation teams deployed to install signage with precision.
    • Coordination with campus facilities to schedule installations at convenient times.
    • Final inspections and adjustments to ensure optimal placement and functionality.

Results

The signage project for Everest Community College delivered significant benefits:

  1. Improved Navigation:
    • Enhanced wayfinding solutions made it easier for students, staff, and visitors to navigate the campus efficiently.
    • Reduced confusion and time spent searching for locations.
  2. Strengthened Brand Identity:
    • Consistent application of the college’s branding across all signage elements reinforced the institution’s visual identity.
    • Elevated the overall aesthetic appeal of the campus.
  3. Increased Engagement:
    • The use of large format digital prints and 3D elements created a more engaging and dynamic environment.
    • Positive feedback from the campus community on the modern and attractive signage

Conclusion

The signage project for Everest Community College stands as a testament to the impact of well-designed and thoughtfully implemented signage solutions. By addressing both external and internal wayfinding and branding needs, Signbox successfully enhanced the campus experience, strengthened the college’s brand identity, and created a visually appealing and accessible environment. This project underscores the importance of strategic signage in educational institutions and showcases Signbox’s expertise in delivering comprehensive and effective signage solutions.

Project information

Client:

Everest Community College

Location:

Basingstoke

Key Partners:

Services:

Branding, wayfinding, internal and external signage

Related Case Studies

Waverley School

Project Overview Waverley School, a distinguished educational institution known for its commitment to academic excellence and community engagement, sought to revamp its signage to enhance

Read More..

Castle Yard, Cambridge

Project Overview Signbox recently completed an extensive signage and canopy replacement project at Journey Campus, Castle Park, Cambridge. The primary objectives were to modernise the

Read More..

Landsec

Client Overview: Wates Construction, appointed Signbox and DNCO Designers for a fast-track delivery of a bespoke signage package. Landsec, a leading commercial property development and

Read More..

22 Horizon

Background: In 2019 Signbox were commissioned by Multiplex, the global construction company, to deliver a stunning raft of architectural interior and wayfinding signs for Twentytwo,

Read More..

Waverley School

Project Overview Waverley School, a distinguished educational institution known for its commitment to academic excellence and community engagement, sought to revamp its signage to enhance

Read More »

Castle Yard, Cambridge

Project Overview Signbox recently completed an extensive signage and canopy replacement project at Journey Campus, Castle Park, Cambridge. The primary objectives were to modernise the

Read More »

Landsec

Client Overview: Wates Construction, appointed Signbox and DNCO Designers for a fast-track delivery of a bespoke signage package. Landsec, a leading commercial property development and

Read More »

22 Horizon

Background: In 2019 Signbox were commissioned by Multiplex, the global construction company, to deliver a stunning raft of architectural interior and wayfinding signs for Twentytwo,

Read More »

Case Study Catalogue

Get in touch

REQUEST A BROCHURE

Signbox