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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): Alderman Library Renewal

Date: July 2020

Apple Designs serves as a member of the architect team leading the effort to rehabilitate the Alderman Library and begin the next chapter of the library’s service to scholarly innovation and excellence. In an effort to revitalize Alderman Library, the project focuses on upgrading and enhancing the character and historical features of the facility while […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]