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Governors Island

Environmental Graphics

Environmental graphics for the 172-acre park in New York Harbor.

Guppy Sans, the custom alphabet developed for the signage. Zoom Enlarge

Guppy Sans, the custom alphabet developed for the signage.

Guppy Sans detail. Zoom Enlarge

Guppy Sans detail.

The transparent signage frames a view of Lower Manhattan. Zoom Enlarge

The transparent signage frames a view of Lower Manhattan.

Nolan Park district marker. Zoom Enlarge

Nolan Park district marker.

Parade Ground district marker. Zoom Enlarge

Parade Ground district marker.

Parade Ground detail. Zoom Enlarge

Parade Ground detail.

The trellis-like signage at Governors Island is inspired by the gantries at its docks. Zoom Enlarge

The trellis-like signage at Governors Island is inspired by the gantries at its docks.

Welcome wall at the Yankee Pier landing. Zoom Enlarge

Welcome wall at the Yankee Pier landing.

Welcome wall at Yankee Pier. Zoom Enlarge

Welcome wall at Yankee Pier.

Playground sign. Zoom Enlarge

Playground sign.

Path marker. Distinctive names for the Island's various areas play an important role in wayfinding. Zoom Enlarge

Path marker. Distinctive names for the Island's various areas play an important role in wayfinding.

The island is only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan. Zoom Enlarge

The island is only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan.

Street sign. Zoom Enlarge

Street sign.

Ball field identification and donor signage. Zoom Enlarge

Ball field identification and donor signage.

No matter how complicated the signage system, one sign is inevitably the most important. Zoom Enlarge

No matter how complicated the signage system, one sign is inevitably the most important.

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