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

    Miles Newlyn’s New Frank in use for the signs 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.

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

    Digital screens at Circular Quay station.

    Circular Quay Ferry Wharves, February 2015.
    Source: https://flic.kr Beau Giles. License: CC BY.

    Circular Quay Ferry Wharves, February 2015.

    Circular Quay Ferry Wharves, February 2015.
    Source: https://flic.kr Beau Giles. License: CC BY-SA.

    Circular Quay Ferry Wharves, February 2015.

    Central station.
    Source: http://blueskydesigngroup.com.au License: All Rights Reserved.

    Central station.

    Exit signage for Martin station.
    Source: https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au License: All Rights Reserved.

    Exit signage for Martin station.

    Temporary signage Pink Hub sign at Martin Place
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    Temporary signage Pink Hub sign at Martin Place

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    2 Comments on “NSW transport signs”

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

    2. 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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