Design and Visual Communications
Experiential Graphic Design, Sign Design & Wayfinding

Helping Hospitals Run More Efficiently with new Wayfinding Design

The work we do here at Visual Communications is rewarding because we really feel like we’re helping people with the products and service we provide. And our recent project for Minnesota’s Hennepin County Medical Center is a perfect example of that. The hospital, which lies in the cong

Visual Communications Wins 2011 USSC Sign Design Competition

We here at Visual Communications have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. And we’re proud to announce what we consider to be the icing on the cake for a fantastic year in wayfinding design. Visual Communications has been awarded 1st place in the 2011 USSC Sign Design Competi

Environmental Signage and Wayfinding Design for a Multilingual Community

We here at Visual Communications are ecstatic over a very special project — the NorthPoint Health and Wellness center in Minneapolis Minnesota. This project is of extra importance due to the inclusion of Hablamos Juntos, a project focusing on servicing the linguistic needs in healthca

Graphic Design in Architecture Highlights City of Mound Wayfinding Design Project by VCI

Great news—Recently Visual Communications was chosen to be featured in Graphic Design in Architecture, a wonderful book put out by Design Media Publishing Ltd that highlights the importance graphics play in the overall architecture of a given locale. The Project Visual Communications

Lend a Hand Award

Cheryl Long O’Donnell, and the Visual Communications team, was recently recognized by the Midway Chamber of Commerce for their volunteerism. This new award, the Midway on the Fairway ‘Lend a Hand’ award, recognizes hard working volunteers and will be given out each y

Skyline Parkway…The signs they are a-changin’

For well over a century, Skyline Parkway (or Rogers Boulevard, as it was originally known) has been a popular attraction for tourists and Duluth residents alike. All they have to do is find it — and try to stay on it. “It doesn’t always follow the main routes. It twists an

United Hospital Interior Signs Featured in TwinCities.com

Congratulations to Allina United Hospital who just opened the Peter J. King Emergency Center through an extensive addition to the facility. Visual Communications designed the interior sign system throughout the hospital and are proud of the signs featured in this article.

Lost? Historic Skyline Parkway Will Soon Have Signs

http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/local/Cant-Find-Your-Way-Skyline-Parkway-Will-Soon-Have-Signs-118624899.html

WDIO.com Suggestions Wanted: New Signs for Skyline Parkway

http://www.wdio.com/article/stories/S2034648.shtml?cat=10335

The Hang of It: A Century of Stories

by Steve AustVisual Communications and Archetype sign help a community college celebrate its centennial From medieval times, when warring clans used animal blood and vegetable dyes to decorate flags before heading into battle, banners have served as a visual-communication. They’

Major renovation and expansion in 2008

Hennepin County Medical Center is in the midst of an $80 million renovation and expansion of its downtown Minneapolis hospital and community clinics.Inpatient capacity and critical care are the first areas of need to be addressed with the construction of a new observation and recovery

St. George’s Episcopal Church – WARDEN’S CORNER

by Kathie Brown, Parish Warden It was a great honor to participate in the installation service for Father Paul. I hope all the participants felt that way and that all who attended enjoyed the service. What a wonderful family of God we have! If you didn’t attend the classes on th