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Contributed by Saumya Kishore on Jul 4th, 2018. Artwork published in
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    NSW transport signage 1
    Source: http://blueskydesigngroup.com.au License: All Rights Reserved.

    Miles Newlyn’s New Frank in use for the signage at Circular Quay station, Circular Quay Ferry Wharves and other NSW stations in Sydney, Australia.

    Following the commencement of their new identity program in 2011, the New South Wales (NSW) transport service in Sydney, Australia, started tests in order to roll out a new public transport wayfinding system, that integrates wayfinding within the stations (e.g. wayshowing, signs) and wayfinding via travellers’ devices (e.g. apps). A concise process presentation can be found on the NSW website.

    Blue Sky design group were enlisted to produce the wayfinding and signage documentation for several key train stations. A “Kit of Parts” was developed and used for complementary wayfinding signage on other stations.

    Public transport map at Circular Quay station.
    Source: https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au License: All Rights Reserved.

    Public transport map at Circular Quay station.

    Public transport map at Circular Quay station.
    Source: https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au License: All Rights Reserved.

    Digital screens at Circular Quay station.

    Public transport map at Circular Quay station.
    Source: https://flic.kr Beau Giles. License: CC BY.

    Circular Quay Ferry Wharves, February 2015.

    Public transport map at Circular Quay station.
    Source: https://flic.kr Beau Giles. License: CC BY-SA.

    Circular Quay Ferry Wharves, February 2015.

    Public transport map at Circular Quay station.
    Source: http://blueskydesigngroup.com.au License: All Rights Reserved.

    Central station.

    Public transport map at Circular Quay station.
    Source: https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au License: All Rights Reserved.

    Exit signage for Martin station.

    Public transport map at Circular Quay station.
    License: All Rights Reserved.

    Temporary signage Pink Hub sign at Martin Place

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    2 Comments on “NSW transport signage”

    1. Jul 7th, 2018  9:20 am

      I’m not sure Blue Sky chose New Frank. Didn’t Maynard kick start the project… www.maynard-design.com/proj…

    2. Jul 8th, 2018  7:22 am

      Thank you for this additional info, Michael, much appreciated! So Maynard developed the transport wayfinding system identity, and Blue Sky Blue carried out the signage wayfinding design for several key train stations. I’ve added Maynard to the design credits.

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