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Top 25 Best Environmental Graphics Examples


Written by

Kristian F.


Published on

Aug 9, 2022

Environmental graphic design (also known as EGD) is a multidisciplinary design area in which the fields of graphic design, architecture, sculpture, lighting, landscape, and other fields are used to improve user experience by creatively incorporating concepts into the built environment.

5 Types of environmental graphic design:

Environmental graphic design is a big and complex subject, so let's simplify and list all of the 5 main types of environmental graphic design with some stunning real-world examples.

Branded Environments

Branded environments extend the experience of an organization’s brand, or distinguishing characteristics as expressed in names, symbols, and designs, to the design of interior or exterior physical settings.

It uses space as a physical embodiment of the brand to create a ‘brand space'.

Here are some of the best examples of branded environments:

- McDonalds

McDonalds environmental graphics

- Saint Elizabeth

Saint Elizabeth environmental graphics

- Tanduay Rum

Tanduay Rum Rooftop environmental graphics

- Subway

Subway environmental graphics

- Tide

Tide Laundromat environmental graphics

Signage and Wayfinding

Signage and wayfinding design an optical path through an environment.

Wayfinding is particularly important in complex built environments such as urban centers, healthcare, and educational campuses, and transportation facilities.

Here are some of the best examples of signage and wayfinding:

- Monet Avenue

Monet Avenue environmental graphics

- Fifth

Fifth environmental graphics

- Pier Sixty-Six Hotel

Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina environmental graphics

- Miami Design District

Miami Design District environmental graphics

- Novel Park

Novel Park environmental graphics

Interactive Media

Interactive media environments are public spaces at which people interact with digital content in an engaging, memorable, informative and inspiring way.

They include include displays that respond to touch, gestures and or body movements. Also, they let you get a multi-sensorial experience that brings you to a different world altogether.

Here are some of the best examples of interactive media:

- Bubbleverse

Bubbleverse Interactive environmental graphics