Olympic Signage

LOCOG & Transport for London

We are proud to have been part of the team that prodived signage product solutions for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Designs were produced for LOCOG to use inside the venues, and for Transport for London to guide spectators to the venues
For Transport for London the wayfinding concept became known as the 'Last Mile Olympic Signage'.
The development from concept to manufacture and implementation was challenging - a number of hard-nosed considerations had to be made.
Materials, sign structures and fixing systems were specified appropriately for a world event and considering cost, robustness, and environmental friendliness and recyclability in equal measure.  The mixture of static and moveable signage, including very large scale sign structures were designed to cope with foreseeable wind and personnel loadings and not pose a fire, public safety or security hazard. 
 All signage was designed specifically to be recycled or reused after the games.

We are proud to have been the official supplier of signage and wayfinding product design services to the London 2012 Games.

Designs were produced for LOCOG to use within venues, and for Transport for London to guide spectators to the events.

Outside the venues the wayfinding concept became known as the 'Last Mile Olympic Signage'. The development of this temporary signage to manufacture and implementation was challenging - a number of hard-nosed considerations had to be made.

Materials, sign structures and fixing systems were specified appropriately for a world event and considering cost, robustness, and environmental friendliness and recyclability in equal measure. The mixture of static and moveable signage, including very large scale sign structures were designed to cope with foreseeable wind and crowd loadings and not to pose a fire, public safety or security hazard. 

All products were designed specifically to be recycled or reused after the games.

As with any large scale schemes we collaborated closely with our clients, all stakeholders, other design agencies, suppliers and print specialists. We would like to thank those we worked with for helping this prestigeous project to be so successful. 

 

Nominated for 'Design of the Year 2013' by the Design Museum


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