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San Antonio International Airport: Terminal Development Program

Date: October 2023

The Terminal Development Program (TDP) which includes the design and construction of a third 17-gate terminal at San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is a key component of the $2.5 billion Strategic Development Plan approved by City Council in 2021. Once built, the new terminal and associated enabling projects, including a ground transportation center, parking garage […]

Hollywood Burbank Airport: Replacement Passenger Terminal

Date: September 2023

Apple Designs is the lead wayfinding consultant and signage designer as a sub on the project’s Design-Build team, consisting of a Holder, Pankow and TEC joint venture (HPTJV). The Replacement Passenger Terminal Program development, known as “Elevate BUR” is a modernization of the airport facilities delivering a new 14-gate airport terminal and associated support components […]

San Antonio International Airport: Gate Additions

Date: November 2022

Part of the $2.5 billion capital improvement project approved in 2021, Apple Designs provided wayfinding signage for the Gate Extension Project adding new gates to Terminal B increasing the airport’s capacity and improving passenger circulation flow.

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport: Ground Transportation Center

Date: August 2022

Apple Designs provided wayfinding planning and signage design identifying the ground transportation services and guiding both passengers arriving at the airport and vehicles for the newly reconfigured and expanded Ground Transportation Center (GTC) at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). The GTC provides staging and pick-up for Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft, […]

Southwest Florida International Airport: Terminal Expansion & Renovation

Date: May 2022

Apple Designs created a new signage design and graphic standards for an updated signage program for the $275 million renovation including a 127,075 SF expansion to the main terminal building and modifications to all three existing concourses accumulating to an additional 200,000 SF of renovation to the terminal. Consolidation and expansion of the Security Screening […]

Charlotte Douglas International Airport: Concourse Expansions & FIS Facility

Date: September 2021

As part of the project team for the Concourse D and Connector C-D expansion and the FIS facility renovation, Apple Designs provided design and programming for temporary and permanent signage systems. An area of approximately 130,000 SF, Apple Designs applied existing standards throughout the concourse and expanded standards to create a modified signage system design […]

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB): Brand Identity and Terminal Renovation

Date: July 2021

As part of the Terminal Renovation Program to modernize the entire building and the first significant change to the terminal building since its opening in 1976, Apple Designs was charged with leading a complete refresh to the airport aesthetic. The design effort started as a creative update to the terminal signage system that included completely […]

Birmingham Xpress Bus Rapid Transit (BRT): New Regional Transit System Station Design

Date: February 2021

As a member of the A/E Design Team contracted by the City, Apple Designs designed the wayfinding signage for the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. The BRT system consists of 32 stops and two transit centers located at the east and west terminus that connects 25 neighborhoods along the US-11 corridor while serving major […]

Columbus Airport (CSG) Main Terminal Rehabilitation

Date: September 2020

Designed in the 1980s and having been in operation since 1991, the terminal rehabilitation project at Columbus Airport will reconfigure existing spaces and update building systems to ensure the airport can operate efficiently in today’s airport environment. The renovated terminal will include an updated Interior design with architectural enhancements, material upgrades, modern visual accents, and a […]

University of Virginia (UVA): Main Library Renovation

Date: July 2020

Apple Designs served as a member of the architect team leading the effort to rehabilitate UVA’s main library for the Alderman Library Renewal Project beginning the next chapter of the library’s service to scholarly innovation and excellence. In an effort to revitalize the Library, the project focused on upgrading and enhancing the character and historical […]

WMATA Northern Bus Garage Redevelopment

Date: April 2020

The Northern Bus Garage reconstruction project is transforming the original 1906 streetcar storage facility into a modern bus facility while preserving the historic 14th street façade. The new facility will offer retail space to local businesses and support a 150-bus fleet (75 standard and 75 articulated buses) comprised of clean diesel, hybrid diesel and Battery […]

National Airport: Customer Experience & Reimaging National Hall

Date: January 2020

As part of the design and planning team working with MWAA to forecast solutions that would encourage passengers to dwell in the new National Hall, Apple Designs prepared recommendations covering wayfinding improvements, amenities accessibility, and enhanced identity features at each concourse, including physical enhancements to the building as well as technology improvements via FIDS, mobile […]

WMATA Silver Line Phase 2: Existing System Signage Updates & Replacements

Date: December 2019

Apple Designs served as the wayfinding and signage design lead for this design build project to update signs at 28 existing stations and provide signage at six new stations in order to accommodate the completion of the final phase of the Silver Line Metrorail route. Sign types and messaging were determined through comprehensive surveys at […]

Tampa International Airport: Reclaim Long-Term Parking Garage

Date: November 2019

Originally constructed in two phases (1991: levels 1-6 and portions of levels 7 and 8 which housed the monorail; and 1996: the remaining sections of levels 7 and 8), the objective of this project was to reclaim areas being utilized for Rental Car services and transition to customer self-parking renovating on the HV and BC […]

Lafayette Regional Airport: New Terminal Building

Date: April 2019

Apple Designs is providing signage design services for the 120,000 SF new terminal. The new terminal will include wider, more open space for concessions and services, increased security area with more lanes, and have five boarding gates with the ability to expand in the future to meet the needs of increasing passenger traffic. 

City of Durham: Downtown Parking Study

Date: September 2018

The City of Durham published the findings of the 2017 Downtown Parking Study. As part of the parking consultant team, Apple Designs evaluated the existing signage program, performed a wayfinding assessment of the current parking situation, and provided recommendations supporting the city’s long-term goals and emerging trends.

Tampa International Airport: Parking Access and Revenue Control System Signage Design

Date: November 2016

Apple Designs served as the wayfinding signage consultant to help design and implement a dynamic sign system that can integrate with a new Parking and Revenue Control System (PARCS) and thus enable the Airport to more efficiently operate the public parking facilities. Parking operational flows at the entry and exit plazas were improved in order […]

Maryland Transit Authority: Baltimore Red Line Rail Stations

Date: December 2014

As a member of the General Engineering Consultant Team contracted by the Maryland Transit Authority for the Baltimore Red Line light rail project, Apple Designs served as the official wayfinding signage consultant for all station signage. The project consisted of 19 stations (14 surface and 5 underground) and one Operations & Maintenance Facility. The sign […]

IMG Academy: Design Directive

Date: November 2013

Apple Designs conducted a campus-wide analysis that included roadway signage and pedestrian signage in order to identify opportunities to enhance the existing wayfinding system. All recommendations were captured in a Design Directive Report (Campus Signage Master Plan and Signage Graphic Standards Manual) designed to establish a higher quality of signage messaging, visibility, and placement throughout the […]