The Sign Research Foundation has a vast library of academic research on sign codes, wayfinding, traffic safety, place making, sign design & placement, brightness & illumination levels, and many other topics related to world-class signage systems. Scroll down to view a comprehensive list of all of our peer-reviewed research. All proceeds are invested directly back to SRF so that we can continue producing world-class research and education for the sign and graphics industry.
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All SRF Research in alphabetical order:
Arts and Science of Sign Design
Best Practices in Developing Sign Regulations
Best Practices in Regulating Temporary Signs
Consumer Perceptions of Retail Signage: 100,000 Shoppers Can’t Be Wrong
Digital Print Trends and Technologies in the Sign and Graphics Industry
Digital Signage & Traffic Safety: A Statistical Analysis
Digital Wayfinding Trends – Lessons Learned from Museums, Healthcare, and Transit Experiences
The Economic Impact of Exterior Electronic Message Boards
Economic Value of On-Premise Signage
Energy Efficiency of Internally Illuminated Signage
Illuminated Sign Conspicuity – What Factors Make a Sign Noticeable and Legible?
A Legal and Technical Exploration of On-Premise Sign Regulation – An Evidence Based Sign Code
Model Sign Code
Night-time Brightness Level Recommendations for On-Premise Electronic Message Centers (EMCs)
On-Premise Sign Research Review
Profiles of Sign Regulations in Multiple Communities and Environments
Retail Signage – Practices to Increase Return on Investment
Retail Wayfinding Best Practices
Signage as a Tool for Revitalization: A Route 66 Case Study
Signs and the Downtown Experience
The State of Sign Codes after Reed v. Town of Gilbert
Typography, Placemaking, and Signs
Urban Wayfinding Planning and Implementation Manual
Wayfinding Management: Models & Methods in Healthcare Environments