Dongdaemun Design Plaza

The Dongdaemun Design Plaza is a major cultural centre in Seoul’s downtown fashion district. As part of the Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Park, it is one of the city’s most important developments in recent history. The Plaza was built over ... Read more »

The Met

Applied worked with The Met to improve wayfinding across three sites, in order to transform visitor experience. The Met is one of the world’s largest major cultural destinations, with over six million people visiting the 2,000,000 square feet of gallery ... Read more »

Walk Rio

Rio de Janeiro is one of South America’s most iconic cities, and is currently at an important point on the world stage. Over the past few years it has hosted the football World Cup, the Confederation Cup, the Pope’s visit, ... Read more »

Legible London

London is a city of complex structures, some originating from medieval times. It has few long vistas but a multitude of destinations, impressive landmarks and tourist attractions and with more than 27 million visitors a year, walkability is paramount. The ... Read more »

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

In 2012, the London Legacy Development Corporation commissioned Applied to create a wayfinding strategy for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the most significant regeneration project in London for a generation. The project has a community park at the heart of ... Read more »

Seamless Cleveland

As part of an unprecedented $2 billion investment dedicated to revitalizing the city’s tourism and travel infrastructure, Applied was commissioned to prepare a wayfinding masterplan, with the aim of providing an outline of how wayfinding could be used to encourage ... Read more »

Legible London: The Yellow Book

Published by Transport for London and Applied, The Yellow Book tells the story of the Legible London prototype installed in the West End in November 2007. Read more »

Legible London: Feasibility Studies

Feasibility Studies were conducted in four London areas that had initially been keen to get involved with Legible London: West End, South Bank, Richmond, Twickenham, Kew and the Borough of Hackney. Read more »

Legible London: A wayfinding study

The original Legible London wayfinding study, published in 2006, set out a vision for a common solution to wayfinding. It outlined the principles of a pedestrian signage system that encourages walking, takes into account the viewpoints of all stakeholders, provides ... Read more »

Legible London: West End prototype

In 2007, the West End prototype was launched. This was when much of the key thinking was developed – from placing the signs, to rationalising place naming and asset selection, the design of the mapping and signs, through to product design and implementation on-street.  Read more »