Is there a more multi-faceted form of visual communication than signage? A sign can inform, promote, direct, identify and honour. A sign can save a life. Some signs even transcend to become icons themselves. That’s why we believe signage sits at the top of the visual communications tree. You only have to look at the history of signage to see why; from its humble beginnings as paint on a wall and a carving in stone, to the birth of neon signage in the 20th century to today’s highly creative modern applications. Signage may have evolved, but its visual communications power remains as strong and relevant as ever.
Workplace of the future could have 'smart wallpaper' which harvests ambient light, even in dim conditions ‘Smart wallpaper’ which absorbs light and heat to help power homes could be available in the next few years, after scientists invented ultra-thin flexible solar panels.
According to the Statistics held by the Alzheimer's Society, there was a recorded 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK last year.
It is usually very difficult for a partner or family to cope with a loved one that has dementia so it’s not surprising that the proportion of residents in care homes with dementia is rising. Indeed, a recent major survey of UK care homes revealed that 63% of residents suffered confusion or memory loss, common symptoms of dementia.