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Designers hope to prevent lost in the hospital with wayfinding

Designers hope to prevent lost in the hospital with wayfinding

http://www.kplu.org/post/designers-hope-prevent-lost-hospital-wayfinding

Source: KPLU Radio

Seattle Children’s hospital is hoping its new navigation system is better--and even will reduce stress and be fun. The familiar "giraffe" and "train" entrances are gone as of this week, replaced by a system of zones, such as "ocean" and "forest." Each zone is filled with animal symbols, meant to be entertaining (and distracting) for thousands of sick kids who visit every week.