Whybrow is an award-winning wayfinding agency. We take complex spaces and make them easy to navigate. We have an impressive track record in wayfinding for landmark public and private buildings.

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Liverpool Philharmonic

Ravensbourne

South East London Starman

Latest thought
13th January 2016

Growing up in the sixties and seventies in the beige-coloured Bromley suburbs was a pretty mediocre and mundane existence for any boy. Nothing ever happened in Bromley.

Except David Bowie happened. Ian Whybrow reflects on his Bromley upbringing and how the young David Bowie grew up in the same bland South London suburb as him, turning from the boy next door into a global icon.

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ZHA appoints Whybrow for Central Bank of Iraq wayfinding scheme

ZHA appoints Whybrow for Central Bank of Iraq wayfinding scheme

13th November 2015

Whybrow has been appointed by internationally renowned architecture practice Zaha Hadid Architects, to develop a wayfinding scheme for their design for the new Central Bank of Iraq headquarters.

Sitting within the imposing 170 metres high building on the banks of the River Tigris, the wayfinding scheme – designed in partnership with Atelier Works - will be integral to the building fabric, and feature graphics in both Arabic and Latin text accompanied by bespoke pictograms.

Brighton Dome

Camden Council HQ

Camden Council HQ

Latest case study
21st July 2014

With design partners Atelier Works we’ve recently rolled out a wayfinding strategy throughout Camden Council’s new HQ in the heart of King's Cross.

Housing staff office spaces and state-of-the-art public leisure facilities, a clear colour coding system has been devised for each functional area and floor level, aided by coloured furniture, glass wall cladding, floor directories, freestanding totems and wall mounted signs.

Clear signage, safer wards

Clear signage, safer wards

Health Business UK
24th November 2014

Ian Whybrow writes for Health Business on the impact of A Better A&E, a design project with PearsonLloyd that reduced violence and aggression in A&E by 50%.

Read our case study here.

British Museum

Tate Britain