Saatkultur* shortlisted

Moniteurs designed the Website

“We for each other” was the theme of this year’s Social Design Award. SPIEGEL WISSEN is organizing the competition for the tenth time in cooperation with the retail company Bauhaus. The jury selected the ten best projects from around 150 international entries. Saatkultur* has made it into the top ten. We are delighted for the Saatkultur* team! Website

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Lecture about book “Airport Wayfinding”

SEGD – The Society for Experiential Graphic Design is a multidisciplinary organization based in the USA. For over fifty years, SEGD has been the premier resource for orientation, information and exhibition design. SEGD regularly organizes events. Heike Nehl and Sibylle Schlaich are now invited to talk about their book “Airport Wayfinding” in a webinar.

Understanding Human Flows

Moniteurs fifth Event in Venice

For their fifth event in Venice, Moniteurs invited Nicola Moczek and Riklef Rambow. Moczek and Rambow run the office PSY:Plan and are specialized in architectural and environmental psychology. Using Venice as an example, they will present psychological aspects that influence the flow of people through the city. They will talk to guests about centuries-old shipping lanes and sea marks, campaniles and towers as lighthouses, small and large squares as stages, paths and trails through a complex labyrinth. Lecture

Flow ScARf

Moniteur’s fourth event in Venice

The upcoming event in Venice will also be exciting. Feia Nehl, architect and Lele Schlaich, interface designer, will explore the flows of people created by the Aqua Alta, the annual flood in Venice. In the event, these contrasting flows are translated into a garment incorporating Augmented Reality (AR). Explore, discover and take the opportunity to take home a scarf designed exclusively for this event. Performance

First Sign

Moniteurs Project: Hannover Airport

Hannover Airport undergoes comprehensive modernisation – even during ongoing operations. An integral aspect of this modernisation is the revamping of the wayfinding and orientation system, being carried out by Moniteurs. Already, the airport is incorporating the image of a departing aircraft from the pictogram family into its communication. Anticipation is in the air.

Flowing Around the World

Event in Venice

In the context of our project “People Flow, a wayfinders perspective”, we are interested in the view of architects. We could win Theo Deutinger, architect, writer and designer of socio-cultural studies for us. His lecture will focus on the last 500 years of human activity on planet Earth. We look forward to the event and a stimulating discussion with visitors. Lecture

Bronze for the Kunsthalle Prag

European Design Award for Moniteurs

Three large gallery spaces, a design shop, bistro and café. Visitors to the Kunsthalle Prague find their way around the building with the wayfinding system designed by Moniteurs. The jury of the European Design Award 2023 honoured our work with bronze. Project

Winner of the IIID Award 2023

Airport Wayfinding by Heike Nehl und Sibylle Schlaich

The International Institute of Information Design, founded in 1986 and promoter of design knowledge and information design, presents the IIID Award every 3 years. Moniteur’s book “Airport Wayfinding” wins an award. Project

People Flow – Wayfinder’s Perspective

Moniteurs at the Architecture Biennale

Moniteurs will present a project as part of the Time Space Existence exhibition organized by the European Cultural Center at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale. A three-dimensional model with video installation shows a variety of routes through a european urban transportation hub. Tying into the Biennale theme of “Laboratories of the Future,” this project opens up the conversation of whether effective wayfinding can help reduce a city’s carbon footprint. Website

Pictograms in focus

Symbol Group Symposium

The Symbol Group is a new international discussion group for symbol-related topics. The goal is to promote a deeper appreciation of the symbol. The group organizes regular symposia to which specialists are invited. Sibylle Schlaich from Moniteurs spoke to the international audience in October about the challenge of creating a gender neutral pictogram for “person”.

Design Practise – Products and Interactions

Heike Nehl and Anna König teach in Dresden

The newly conceived Master’s programme “Design: Products and Interactions” at HTW Dresden dissolves the separation between product and communication design with the aim of designing modern living environments. Modules are offered in tandem by teachers with different specialisations. Heike Nehl and Anna König from Moniteurs are supporting and co-teaching this winter semester.

Airport Wayfinding lecture

Heike Nehl and Sibylle Schlaich in London at SDS

The “Sign De­sign So­ci­ety” in Lon­don is aimed at all those in­ter­ested in in­for­ma­tion and graphic de­sign in build­ings and pub­lic spaces. Lec­tures on the sub­ject are of­fered reg­u­larly for mem­bers and in­ter­ested par­ties. On 30 June, Heike Nehl and Sibylle Schlaich will take their book on the road to Lon­don and pre­sent their work.

Airport Wayfinding wins Award

Our book receives award from SEGD

The “So­ci­ety for Ex­pe­ri­en­tial Graphic De­sign” hon­or­ing de­sign work that con­nects peo­ple to place by pro­vid­ing di­rec­tion, sto­ry­telling, and com­pelling ex­pe­ri­ences in pub­lic spaces since 1987 with the SEGD Global De­sign Award. This year Moni­teurs wins the Award for the book Air­port Wayfind­ing. We are very pleased! 
EGD Glo­bal De­sign Award 2022

Sustainable Reset

Moniteurs at the Smart Airport Conference in Vienna

The In­ter­na­tional Air­port and Avi­a­tion Con­fer­ence “SMART-Air­port Cities & Re­gions” fo­cuses on how a sus­tain­able re­set for air­ports is pos­si­ble. Moni­teurs is rep­re­sented at the fair and Sibylle Schlaich speaks about “Air­port Wayfind­ing, an es­sen­tial tool for trans­for­ma­tion” in the ses­sion “De­sign & De­vel­op­ment, a sus­tain­able re­set for air­ports”.
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Brand new art space in Prague

Moniteurs designs visitor guidance system

The new Kun­sthalle Praha re­vi­tal­izes a for­mer sub­sta­tion in the his­toric cen­ter of Prague. The build­ing was largely gut­ted and re­built. Parts of the ex­ist­ing build­ing have been pre­served, cre­at­ing an ex­cit­ing spa­tial ex­pe­ri­ence with many in­ter­me­di­ate lev­els, vis­tas and ex­its for vis­i­tors. A com­plex task for Moni­teurs. We were happy to take on the chal­lenge. The Kun­sthalle opened its doors in spring.

The BER grows …

Moniteurs continues to create orientation

Ter­mi­nal build­ing T2 has opened, adding six mil­lion pas­sen­gers a year to BER’s ca­pac­ity and ca­pa­ble of han­dling around 2,000 pas­sen­gers dur­ing peak hours. It is the fastest-built ter­mi­nal pro­ject in Ger­many. Moni­teurs, air­port wayfind­ing sys­tem ex­pe­ri­enced, col­lab­o­rated. Ar­chi­tec­turally, the fo­cus is on func­tion­al­ity and al­lowed a dif­fer­ent ap­proach to the de­sign of ori­en­ta­tion.

Nine edible plants on the table

Commitment to a good cause

“Saatkul­tur” is a non-profit pro­ject that uses or­ganic seed bags to gen­er­ate do­na­tions for hu­man­i­tar­ian aid. The pro­ject was ini­ti­ated by Jutta Nachtwey. Moni­teurs was happy to sup­port this pro­ject. We de­signed and im­ple­mented the “web show­case”.
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Moniteurs in England

Lecture at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Rea­ding

The De­part­ment of Ty­pog­ra­phy and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion at the Uni­ver­sity of Read­ing in Eng­land reg­u­larly in­vites of­fices to pre­sent their work. Anita Meier-Wal­ter from Moni­teurs is a wel­come guest. The top­ics were the lead sys­tem pro­jects Kun­sthalle Mannheim and Berlin Bran­den­burg Air­port. This time the talk with lec­turer Joan Za­la­cain de­vel­oped into a lively dis­cus­sion with the stu­dents about writ­ings, pro­ject du­ra­tion as well as main­te­nance and bud­get of wayfind­ing sys­tems.

Forum Gestaltung

Lecture series at the Münster School of Design

Stu­dents of the Mün­ster School of De­sign or­gan­ise the “Fo­rum Gestal­tung“ every se­mes­ter. In this lec­ture se­ries, they in­vite de­sign and me­dia pro­fes­sion­als, pho­tog­ra­phers, il­lus­tra­tors and ad­ver­tis­ers to talk about their prac­tice and their work. One of the stu­dents’ favourite can­di­dates was the Moni­teurs of­fice. Heike Nehl spoke about our work.

16 Tech Innovation District

Bridge design unveiled

16 Tech is re­veal­ing the de­sign of a new mul­ti­modal bridge that will con­nect the 16 Tech In­no­va­tion Dis­trict to In­di­anapolis’ re­search/​med­ical cor­ri­dor and down­town. Moni­teurs is proud to be part of the team, re­spon­si­ble for the wayfind­ing. Read more about the struc­ture that will be the first of its kind in the United States:

This way > Search, find, guide

Project at the HBKsaar

To­gether with Prof. In­dra Kupfer­schmid, Sibylle Schlaich is teach­ing at the Hochschule der Bilden­den Kün­ste Saar this win­ter se­mes­ter. Signs, slips of pa­per, signs in­di­cate where we are or where we should go. Al­ready from one copy we have to think about how it looks, where it hangs, whom it should ad­dress, and where it points. How does guid­ing work? What are the types – and qual­i­ties – of paths? In this pro­ject, we will dis­cuss ori­en­ta­tion, signs and guid­ance sys­tems, lend a hand our­selves and de­sign an in­di­vid­ual wayfind­ing sys­tem.

Isotype and beyond

Lecture in the Economic Museum in Vienna

The lec­ture by Sibylle Schlaich is about the de­sign of a gen­der-neu­tral pic­togram. A pic­togram must be un­am­bigu­ous. How­ever, the more ver­sa­tile the mes­sage to be com­mu­ni­cated, the more dif­fi­cult it is to de­sign. The nec­es­sary ab­strac­tion may ne­glect im­por­tant dis­tin­guish­ing fea­tures. In fact, some pic­tograms do not dis­till the es­sen­tials, but seek their unique­ness based on non-es­sen­tial ex­ter­nals. A gen­der-neu­tral pic­togram is a con­tra­dic­tion in terms. 

Best of Best

Moniteurs Editorial Design wins Iconic Award

The pub­li­ca­tion “mul­ti­lay­ered – con­struc­tive di­ver­sity”, which Moni­teurs de­signed for the en­gi­neer­ing firm schlaich berg­er­mann part­ner, con­vinced the jury of the Iconic Award not only in form but also in con­tent. They pos­i­tively em­pha­sised that the pub­li­ca­tion also in­cludes the level of art and the pos­si­bil­ity of see­ing the pro­jects in a fur­ther di­men­sion, in aug­mented re­al­ity.
Ico­nic Award 2021
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Orientation barrier-free

Pictograms for Fraport Greece

Early this years Fra­port Greece com­pleted the ren­o­va­tion of its 14 Greek air­ports. Pas­sen­gers with re­stricted mo­bil­ity (PRM) rep­re­sent a sig­nif­i­cant, fast-grow­ing de­mo­graphic for air­ports and air­lines. Moni­teurs was asked to de­velop a mod­ern and eas­ily iden­ti­fi­able pic­togram and sig­nage colour scheme for the Fra­port Greece Sig­nage Man­ual that iden­ti­fies PRM-ser­vices such as of­fices, booths, wait­ing ar­eas and spec­i­fied chairs at Fra­port Greece air­ports.

Internationales Design Zentrum lädt ein

Book launch at the IDZ

At the next vir­tual Meetup, Heike Nehl and Sibylle Schlaich will pre­sent their new book “Air­port Wayfind­ing”. Par­tic­i­pa­tion is free, so feel free to reg­is­ter and watch. The In­ter­na­tional De­sign Cen­tre Berlin reg­u­larly or­gan­ises meet­ings on cur­rent top­ics in the de­sign and cre­ative scene.
Air­port Way­fin­ding

Step by step until 2028

Visitor wayfinding for the Deutsches Museum

By the 125th an­niver­sary in 2028, the ren­o­va­tion will be com­pleted and the Deutsches Mu­seum will be one of the most mod­ern tech­nol­ogy mu­se­ums in the world. Moni­teurs was al­ready com­mis­sioned with the de­sign of the vis­i­tor wayfind­ing in 2016, in­clud­ing in­terim so­lu­tions. The first ma­jor part of the ren­o­va­tion with the new wayfind­ing sys­tem was com­pleted in 2018. Since then, the work has con­tin­ued in great strides, with Moni­teurs work­ing con­tin­u­ously on the sig­nage for the open­ing of the first con­struc­tion phase in De­cem­ber 2021.
Visualization: BH­BVT Ar­chi­tek­ten

Medical Campus Augsburg

Orientation in a university

The new med­ical cam­pus of the Uni­ver­sity of Augs­burg is be­ing built in the im­me­di­ate vicin­ity of the uni­ver­sity hos­pi­tal. BH­BVT Ar­chitek­ten, with whom we al­ready worked on the PIK pro­ject, have been com­mis­sioned with two large build­ings. A com­pre­hen­sive wayfind­ing sys­tem is to be de­vel­oped for the new site and the as­so­ci­ated build­ings. Moni­teurs won the in­vited com­pe­ti­tion and we are pleased to be able to de­sign a uni­ver­sity cam­pus.

Wayfinding 21

Lectureship at the FH Dortmund

This sum­mer se­mes­ter, Moni­teurs has been in­vited to cre­ate an in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary course at Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity of Ap­plied Sci­ences and Arts. In the mod­ule “Wayfind­ing 21”, Heike Nehl will deal with the ba­sics of wayfind­ing and de­velop con­cepts for ori­en­ta­tion in space with the stu­dents. In ad­di­tion to analy­sis, de­sign with brands, signs, pic­tograms and ty­pog­ra­phy, struc­tural el­e­ments or dig­i­tal prod­ucts can be cre­ated. This is a topic that takes stu­dents from all dis­ci­plines with them, from de­sign to in­for­ma­tion tech­nol­ogy.
Vi­sua­li­sie­rung: gmp Ar­chi­tek­ten

Hypar shell in Magdeburg

Wayfinding system for multipurpose hall

Built in 1969, the Hy­parschale on the banks of the Elbe in Magde­burg is one of around fifty shell build­ings by Ul­rich Müther still stand­ing. Af­ter 20 years of va­cancy, the Hy­parschale is to once again be­come a cen­ter of at­trac­tion for the peo­ple of Magde­burg. In 2021, the ren­o­va­tion will be­gin ac­cord­ing to the de­sign of gmp Ar­chitek­ten, com­ple­mented by a con­tem­po­rary guid­ance sys­tem de­signed by Moni­teurs.


Wettbewerb in den USA gewonnen

Moniteurs plans wayfinding system in Indianapolis

We are part of the team led by New York-based civil en­gi­neer­ing firm sbp and ar­chi­tec­ture firm PAU that com­peted along­side 33 de­sign teams. The US “16 Tech Com­mu­nity Cor­po­ra­tion“ fa­vored our team. In ad­di­tion to a bridge that con­nects the newly emerg­ing “16 Tech In­no­va­tion Dis­trict“ with the na­tion­ally im­por­tant re­search lo­ca­tion of In­di­anapo­lis, the de­vel­op­ment of a path and guid­ance con­cept for the en­tire dis­trict is also com­mis­sioned.

The Berlin Brandenburg Airport Signage Project

Digital experience

In an iBook we pre­sent our guid­ance sys­tem pro­ject for the air­port Berlin Bran­den­burg. Four chap­ters ex­plain how the guid­ance sys­tem was de­vel­oped and how it shapes the ar­chi­tec­tural iden­tity of the air­port. We brought it up to date for the open­ing of the air­port. Pub­lished by nig­gli Ver­lag and avail­able in the iBooks Store.
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BER wayfinding system

Identity and function

Berlin Bran­den­burg Air­port will open its doors on 31.10 and with it our wayfind­ing sys­tem will also be launched. A pro­ject that has al­ways pre­sented us with new chal­lenges! The wayfind­ing sys­tem was al­ready im­ple­mented in 2015 at Schoene­feld Air­port, which has been part of BER as Ter­mi­nal 5 since this week. Now it is fi­nally be­ing put into op­er­a­tion in the new build­ing, at Ter­mi­nal 1. We are de­lighted.  

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Terminal 5

SXF becomes BER

Schöne­feld Air­port will be­come part of Berlin Bran­den­burg Air­port on 31.10. and will then be called Ter­mi­nal 5. The ter­mi­nal name is al­ready in place. The guid­ance sys­tem was orig­i­nally planned for one ter­mi­nal, but to­day it con­nects three ter­mi­nals: Ter­mi­nal 1, Ter­mi­nal 2 and Ter­mi­nal 5. Com­bin­ing func­tion with iden­tity, the wayfind­ing sys­tem forms a de­sign bracket for the en­tire BER-Cam­pus.

On the last few meters

Berlin Brandenburg Airport on trial

The air­port has its dress re­hearsal and is be­ing tested with the help of the ORAT pro­gram. The pro­gram is an in­ter­na­tion­ally es­tab­lished stan­dard for the com­mis­sion­ing of air­ports. 800 to 1000 par­tic­i­pants help to sim­u­late and thus test the air­port op­er­a­tion. The wayfind­ing sys­tem of Moni­teurs is also put to the test. Does every­one find their way? We are still mak­ing fi­nal op­ti­miza­tions – every­thing should run smoothly for the open­ing on Oc­to­ber 31, 2020.

Kunsthalle Praha

Orientation in the museum

Our work takes us to the Czech Re­pub­lic. In a for­mer Zenger sub­sta­tion an in­dus­trial mon­u­ment from the 1930s in the his­tor­i­cal cen­tre of Prague, the Kun­sthalle Praha is be­ing cre­ated as a space for Czech and in­ter­na­tional mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary art. Moni­teurs is de­sign­ing the vis­i­tor wayfind­ing sys­tem and we are pleased to be work­ing on an­other pro­ject with Axel Ku­fus and OH Stu­dio.
© Vi­su­al­iza­tion: Eike Be­cker Ar­chi­tects

The Grid – Green Orientation

Wayfinding for business courtyards in Kreuzberg

Di­rectly in the neigh­bour­hood of the Auf­bau Haus in Berlin-Kreuzberg, an busi­ness court­yard for the work of to­mor­row is be­ing built. THE GRID, de­signed by Eike Becker Ar­chi­tects, of­fers 32 com­mer­cial units on five floors, as well as an invit­ing, green in­ner court­yard. The mod­ern build­ing wayfind­ing sys­tem is de­signed and planned by Moni­teurs, com­mis­sioned by the real es­tate com­pany Pan­dion.
© Vi­su­al­iza­tion: gmp Ar­chi­tek­ten

Wayfinding for energy suppliers in Dresden

Energy – Waves – Light

The var­i­ous en­ergy sup­ply com­pa­nies in Sax­ony are plan­ning a head of­fice in Dres­den, which is in­tended to pro­mote a com­mon and mod­ern cor­po­rate cul­ture. An ex­ist­ing build­ing will be sup­ple­mented by a new build­ing de­signed by the ar­chi­tects von Gerkan, Marg und Part­ner. Moni­teurs was in­vited to de­sign a com­pre­hen­sive ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for the of­fice build­ing for 850 em­ploy­ees.

The evolution of the elevator pictogram

Moniteurs in the Information Design Journal

The pic­togram study by Moni­teurs, which was al­ready pre­sented at the In­for­ma­tion+ Con­fer­ence in 2018, has been pub­lished in the In­for­ma­tion De­sign Jour­nal (IDJ). The study shows how dif­fi­cult the per­cep­tion of the two pic­tograms “el­e­va­tor” and “toi­let” is and why they are of­ten con­fused. The IDJ is an in­ter­na­tional jour­nal that has bridged the gap be­tween re­search and prac­tice in in­for­ma­tion de­sign since 1979.
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DIN Institute in transition

Signage with the font FF DIN

Clar­ity and struc­ture – the new façade en­velops the var­i­ous ex­ist­ing build­ings and serves as a guide­line for ori­en­ta­tion. DIN, the Ger­man In­sti­tute for Stan­dard­iza­tion, the in­de­pen­dent plat­form for stan­dard­iza­tion in Ger­many and world­wide, is be­ing re­built. Moni­teurs de­signs a com­pre­hen­sive guid­ance sys­tem for the build­ing with a new of­fice con­cept. Vi­su­al­isierung: KIM NALLEWEG Ar­chitek­ten

sbp book „multi layered”

Editorial design in layers

How do the en­gi­neers man­age again and again to do in­no­v­a­tive and first-class work? With the book “multi lay­ered“ schlaich berg­er­mann part­ner pro­vides a glimpse into their com­plex work. Moni­teurs re­flects this com­plex­ity in terms of de­sign, in terms of colour, ty­pog­ra­phy and with “lay­ered” sur­faces and im­ages. Nu­mer­ous works are deep­ened with aug­mented re­al­ity ap­pli­ca­tions. The ed­i­tor is Birkhäuser.
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Filmgalerie 451 in new design

Website Relaunch

Film­ga­lerie 451 is a long-stand­ing cus­tomer of Moni­teurs. For this year’s Berli­nale 451 is not only rep­re­sented with 2 pro­duc­tions, but also the web­site de­signed by Moni­teurs has gone on­line. 
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We were thrilled by the changes of our work­space in 2019, hav­ing im­pact on the way we com­mu­ni­cated and in­ter­acted. We are cu­ri­ous about new ways of think­ing, work­ing, de­sign­ing in 2020! Sea­sons greet­ings from Moni­teurs. Best wishes to all our part­ners, clients and friends!

Winner! Iconic Award 2019

Wayfinding system for Kunsthalle Mannheim

Pure, clear, di­rectly on the wall! The wayfind­ing sys­tem for the Kun­sthalle Mannheim has con­vinced and won. With the ICONIC AWARDS, the Ger­man De­sign Coun­cil has es­tab­lished an in­ter­na­tional ar­chi­tec­ture and de­sign com­pe­ti­tion that takes the dis­ci­plines into ac­count in their in­ter­play. 
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Médecins sans Fron­tières

Annual Report 2018 published

Moni­teurs is the cor­po­rate de­sign lead agency for Médecin sans Fron­tières. The an­nual re­port is pub­lished in in­ten­sive co­op­er­a­tion with many other print for­mats – a high­light in their trans­par­ent cor­po­rate com­mu­ni­ca­tion. A prod­uct that in­forms about all pro­jects in 2018, con­veys in­come and ex­pen­di­ture with the help of clear in­fo­graph­ics and con­veys the over­all at­ti­tude of Médecin sans Fron­tières. 


Kunsthalle Mannheim wins ED Award 2019

The wayfind­ing sys­tem for the Kun­sthalle Mannheim wins gold at the Eu­ro­pean De­sign Award. Sibylle Schlaich and Anne von Bor­ries per­son­ally ac­cepted the award at the gala in War­saw. Since 2007, a group of pub­lish­ers, jour­nal­ists, ed­i­tors and aca­d­e­mics have rated the best ex­am­ples of com­mu­ni­ca­tion de­sign in Eu­rope. We are very pleased!
Eu­ro­pean De­sign Awards 2019

Visit at Moniteurs

Students from Studio Créa Paris

On Fri­day Moni­teurs had a visit from stu­dents of the art school “Stu­dio Créa Paris”. We gave them an in­sight into our work in our four walls. It is al­ways fun to wel­come cu­ri­ous peo­ple. Merci pour la vis­ite!

Analog and digital

Wayfinding for the Messe Berlin

With over 300 mil­lion vis­i­tors an­nu­ally, Messe Berlin is one of the world’s 10 largest trade fair com­pa­nies. Grown over a cen­tury, with 26 hall com­plexes it was time for a new mod­ern ori­en­ta­tion and guid­ance sys­tem, ana­log and dig­i­tal. Moni­teurs won the bid to win the com­pe­ti­tion and is now work­ing on the over­all con­cept for Messe Berlin.
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Jewish Garden

Exhibition about competition

In the Gar­dens of the World, a Jew­ish Gar­den will be re­al­ized from Oc­to­ber 2019. With this, all ma­jor world re­li­gions will be rep­re­sented. Grün Berlin has an­nounced a com­pe­ti­tion for the gar­den de­sign and on Oc­to­ber 14, the ac­com­pa­ny­ing ex­hi­bi­tion to the com­pe­ti­tion was opened. The ex­hi­bi­tion, de­signed as a trav­el­ing ex­hi­bi­tion, was con­ceived and de­signed by Moni­teurs. Al­ready in 2017, Moni­teurs de­signed and im­ple­mented an ex­ten­sive ex­hi­bi­tion in the new vis­i­tor cen­ter to the ex­ist­ing gar­dens.
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Moniteurs in Indien

Wayfinding lecture at the Nirma University

Lec­ture at the Nirma Uni­ver­sity in Ahmed­abad, In­sti­tute of Ar­chi­tec­ture and Plan­ning. Sibylle Schlaich talked about the wayfind­ing pro­jects and the work of Moni­teurs at the 5th of march 2019 with the in­vi­ta­tion of Pro­fes­sor and Di­rec­tor Ut­pal Sharma.
Nir­ma Uni­ver­si­tät

Moniteurs on the SMART AIRPORTS

Conference in Singapore

In­ter­na­tional air­port and avi­a­tion ex­perts pro­vide in­sights into their pro­jects at the SMART AIR­PORTS con­fer­ence in Sin­ga­pore. It takes place at the South East Asia Air­port Fair. Heike Nehl, Moni­teurs, will give a lec­ture on the pro­ject “FLUX – fly through se­cu­rity”, which was de­vel­oped to­gether with the In­no­va­tion Team iab­sis (Switzer­land) at a hackathon in Berlin to avoid queu­ing be­fore the se­cu­rity check.

Open space

Have a break at the Potsdamer Platz

C1 TO­MOR­ROW at Pots­damer Platz opens its doors to all vis­i­tors. The build­ing planned by Renzo Pi­ano in 1993-1997 is be­ing re­fur­bished by Baum­garten Si­mon Ar­chitek­ten. The ground floor in­vites in the fu­ture as a sort of mar­ket­place with cafes and food stalls to linger. The four ori­en­ta­tions of the build­ing to the north, south, east and west are re­flected in the re­designed ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem of Moni­teurs. Con­structed words and pic­tograms.

Two times Kunsthalle Mannheim

Visitor wayfinding and poster

What a nice co­in­ci­dence! We ap­proached this pro­ject from two sides. Moni­teurs de­vel­oped the wayfind­ing sys­tem for the new Kun­sthalle Mannheim and de­signed the poster for the film “Years of Con­struc­tion“ by Heinz Emigholz, a long-term film por­trait of the Kun­sthalle Mannheim. The film will be shown at the 69th Berli­nale. A big thank you to our team, the Kun­sthalle, gmp Ar­chitek­ten and OH Stu­dio for the great co­op­er­a­tion and to Ste­fan Kan­ter for the beau­ti­ful poster!
Years of con­struc­tion


gmp architects wins DAM Prize 2019

Wayfind­ing sys­tem is graphic in space. For our work we have to read and un­der­stand the ar­chi­tec­ture and the ex­change with the ar­chi­tects is fun­da­men­tal. We are pleased that one of our im­por­tant part­ners has now won the DAM Award with the pro­ject for which we have de­signed the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem. gmp ar­chi­tects re­ceived the 1st prize for the Kul­tur­palast in Dres­den. Con­grat­u­la­tions!
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Neue Service Web-App am Flughafen Frankfurt im Test

Moni­teurs teamed up with Iab­sis and Fra­port to cre­ate a new ser­vice for book­ing a time slot at se­cu­rity. Test run for 1500 flights within eu­rope was open till De­cem­ber 20th.
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Printed and green!

Editorial design by Moniteurs

In close col­lab­o­ra­tion with Al­mut Grün­tuch-Ernst, ar­chi­tect and di­rec­tor of the “In­sti­tute for De­sign and Ar­chi­tec­tural Strate­gies”, the book Hortitecture de­signed by Moni­teurs. Ar­chi­tec­ture and plants – how can you rec­on­cile these ap­par­ent con­tra­dic­tions to plan cities closer to na­ture in the fu­ture? Hor­ti­tec­ture doc­u­ments pro­jects, ideas and ex­pe­ri­ences of 33 in­ter­na­tional ex­perts who have ex­changed sym­posia at the TU Braun­schweig.

Information+ Conference 2018 in Potsdam

Lecture about pictograms and their trends

The bi­en­nial in­ter­na­tional con­fer­ence brings to­gether re­searchers and prac­ti­tion­ers of in­for­ma­tion de­sign and vi­su­al­iza­tion to dis­cuss com­mon is­sues and chal­lenges. Sibylle Schlaich and Anita Meier give a lec­ture on pub­lic pic­tograms and their trends for the fu­ture. A pic­togram study car­ried out by Moni­teurs is pre­sented, which aims to raise aware­ness of how to han­dle pic­tograms and iden­tify trends for fu­ture vi­su­al­iza­tion. 
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Made on the cover!

Moniteurs projects in New Signage Design book

A col­lec­tion of ori­en­ta­tion sys­tems that bring graphic sym­bols to great aes­thetic im­pact. Moni­teurs is rep­re­sented in the book “New Sig­nage De­sign” with the pro­jects for Flughafen Berlin Bran­den­burg, Quartier Pots­damer Platz und Auf­bau Haus, pub­lished by Pro­mo­press, Barcelona, which spe­cial­izes in top­ics of ar­chi­tec­ture and graphic de­sign.


Museum for people

Orientation in museums – Lecture in Novosibirsk

From 19 to 21 Sep­tem­ber, there will be an in­ter­na­tional fes­ti­val on “Mu­seum of Peo­ple” in Novosi­birsk. In the form of lec­tures, round ta­bles and con­fer­ences, var­i­ous as­pects of the topic “mu­seum” are dis­cussed. At the in­vi­ta­tion of the Goethe-In­sti­tut Novosi­birsk, Isolde Frey par­tic­i­pates in the fes­ti­val and talks about the var­i­ous wayfind­ing sys­tem mu­seum pro­jects of Moni­teurs. 
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Orange Ocean

Time to change!

The aim of the Or­ange Ocean ini­tia­tive is to raise aware­ness of ma­rine lit­ter caused by plas­tic. Or­ange Ocean con­nects stake­hold­ers from in­dus­try, green tech, re­search and NGOs and sets up a me­dia fo­rum cov­er­ing all rel­e­vant is­sues re­lat­ing to the pro­tec­tion of the oceans in or­der to pro­vide con­sumers with the best pos­si­ble in­for­ma­tion. There­fore, as part of the UN World Oceans Day 2019 on June 8, a global TV and so­cial me­dia event will take place. The pol­lu­tion of the oceans by plas­tic waste is a threat that con­cerns all of us. Moni­teurs con­sulted Or­ange Ocean strate­gi­cally and cre­atively. The ex­e­cu­tion in­cludes the cor­po­rate de­sign, the web­site and fu­ture for­mats.
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Merck signage wins!

Iconic Awards 2018

Also this year Moni­teurs is happy about the Iconic Award in the cat­e­gory “Com­mu­ni­ca­tion”! The holis­tic stag­ing of vi­sion­ary build­ings, in­no­v­a­tive prod­ucts and sus­tain­able com­mu­ni­ca­tion in the con­text of ar­chi­tec­ture will be hon­ored. The out­door and in­door sig­nage for the new In­no­va­tion Cen­ter of the sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy com­pany Merck in Darm­stadt was voted the win­ner this year. 
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Design Talks Business

Lecture at the design festival in Poland

De­sign Talks Busi­ness is a space in which ar­chi­tects, en­tre­pre­neurs, strate­gists, man­agers and de­sign­ers meet and bor­dly go be­yond the lim­its of to­day’s so­lu­tions. The in­creas­ing role of de­sign in busi­ness and the po­ten­tial of the dy­nam­i­cally chang­ing man of the An­thro­pocene era is one of many points of con­tact for busi­ness and de­sign. For this rea­son, 300 par­tic­i­pants will meet on 13 and 14 July 2018 at the Gdy­nia De­sign Days Fes­ti­val in Poland. Based on the theme “er­ror”, more than 20 speak­ers and pre­sen­ters were in­vited to share their in­spi­ra­tions, mis­takes, cases and meth­ods. One speaker is Sibylle Schlaich from Moni­teurs.

Pech-Kucha evening at Moniteurs

Berlin Typostammtisch to visit

Once a year, the Berlin type table is tra­di­tion­ally ded­i­cated to Pecha Kucha. En­joy the sporti­est of all pre­sen­ta­tion for­mats in ex­actly 12 x 6:40 min­utes of play, held in the gar­den of Moni­teurs and xplicit. We are glad, that the 76th Ty­postammtisch took place with us. Thanks to the sporty speak­ers with their in­ter­est­ing top­ics, the great 130 vis­i­tors and the good weather!

Annual Report Doctors Without Borders

All projects, infographics, attitude!

Moni­teurs de­vel­ops and man­ages the cor­po­rate de­sign for Doc­tors With­out Bor­ders. The an­nual re­port is a mile­stone in their trans­par­ent cor­po­rate com­mu­ni­ca­tion. On June 12, 2018, just in time for the an­nual press con­fer­ence of Doc­tors With­out Bor­ders, the re­port was pub­lished. A prod­uct that in­forms about all pro­jects in 2017, turns rev­enue and ex­penses into clear in­fo­graph­ics and trans­ports an at­ti­tude. 
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Merck – 350 years

How does signage transport an attitude?

On 3 May, our client Merck cel­e­brated its 350-year his­tory with 900 guests and the of­fi­cial open­ing of the new In­no­va­tion Cen­ter. The lead­ing sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy com­pany has em­barked on a new path. The In­no­va­tion Cen­ter, a cen­tral build­ing with fur­ther mod­ern build­ings cre­at­ing an in­no­v­a­tive work­ing en­vi­ron­ment for over 10,000 em­ploy­ees. Moni­teurs, in close col­lab­o­ra­tion with Merck and HENN, de­signed a com­pre­hen­sive ori­en­ta­tion con­cept and is now im­ple­ment­ing it. Foto: Ste­fan Schilling
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Doctors without border

Won the competition

Moni­teurs was able to as­sert it­self in a com­pe­ti­tion run by Doc­tors With­out Bor­ders through­out Ger­many. Since 2000, we have been co­op­er­at­ing in­ten­sively and con­fi­dently with Doc­tors With­out Bor­ders. Now it is im­por­tant to sharpen the cor­po­rate de­sign de­vel­oped by Moni­teurs to tar­get spe­cific groups and to live the brand in the dig­i­tal trans­for­ma­tion. We are happy about the com­mon view ahead and the com­ing co­op­er­a­tion.

Architecture and pictograms

Summer semester at the University of Hannover

How can a mes­sage be con­veyed with signs with­out lan­guage and text? Sibylle Schlaich teaches again at the In­sti­tute of De­sign. Pic­tograms are not only ap­plied to the fin­ished struc­ture, but also help in the plan­ning phases to com­mu­ni­cate and pre­sent func­tions or processes. The stu­dents ex­plore what pic­to­r­ial signs con­vey along­side the con­tent: an iden­tity, be­long­ing to a build­ing, a com­pany, a time or even a coun­try.


Sign family for outdoor areas

The fi­nal totem of the ori­en­ta­tion and sig­nage sys­tem has been in­stalled and stands at the ac­cess road to the Car­men Würth Fo­rum, the con­gress and cul­tural cen­tre built by Chip­per­field Ar­chi­tects, di­rectly op­po­site the com­pany head­quar­ters of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG. In con­trast to the sig­nage sys­tem found across the open spaces of the com­pany head­quar­ters, this totem’s header promi­nently fea­tures an il­lu­mi­nated logo of the Car­men Würth Fo­rum.
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Interdisciplinary workhackathon

Vitra invites to Amsterdam

Heike Nehl and Anna König from Moni­teurs with Sveta Gold­stein and To­bias Kuster from Geneva form one of eight teams that will par­tic­i­pate in the Hackathon – a col­lab­o­ra­tive soft­ware and hard­ware de­vel­op­ment event. This event will be hosted by Vi­tra (Swiss de­signer fur­ni­ture man­u­fac­turer), sup­ported by Frame Mag­a­zine. In­ves­ti­gat­ing our needs for liv­ing and work­ing en­vi­ron­ments, tech­nolo­gies, and the in­ter­face be­tween them, par­tic­i­pants will aim to find an­swers to the ques­tion which ob­jects and spaces will sur­vive in a hy­per-con­nectible fu­ture – and why.

Film series of Heinz Emigholz


Also this year, the Film­ga­lerie 451 is rep­re­sented with a doc­u­men­tary by Heinz Emigholz at the Berli­nale. “Two Basil­i­cas” is a con­fronta­tion and jux­ta­po­si­tion of two churches. Ste­fan Kan­ter from Moni­teurs de­signed the poster, which is al­ready the thir­teenth in this se­ries. Adrian Curry writes on the film por­tal “MUBI”: „I was first struck by this beau­ti­ful poster, above, for his 2013 film The Airstrip and, dig­ging deeper, I dis­cov­ered a whole se­ries of posters for Emigholz’s work which ad­here to a sim­i­lar de­cep­tively util­i­tar­ian style…“
Ber­li­na­le 2018

Kunsthalle Mannheim

Wayfinding for Visitors

On De­cem­ber 18, Mannheim cel­e­brated the han­dover of the new Kun­sthalle to the city. Only briefly was it open and many in­ter­ested came. The build­ing de­signed by gmp-Ar­chitek­ten, In­te­rior by Axel Ku­fus with OHstu­dio and the wayfind­ing sys­tem de­signed and planned by Moni­teurs! The house will fi­nally open on 1 June 2018.
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In­ter­ac­tion – Set 15
We wish every­one a happy 2018!

Silver for Bridge Finder

Annual Multimedia Award 2018

Since its found­ing in 1996, the An­nual Mul­ti­me­dia Award has demon­strated the vi­brancy of dig­i­tal brand com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Moni­teurs won with the mi­crosite “Bridge Finder”, de­signed and de­vel­oped for the Foot­bridge con­fer­ence. The dig­i­tal com­pass in­forms about 73 se­lected bridge de­signs and in­vites you for a walk in Berlin.
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Workshop in Reading – England

Anita Meier of Moni­teurs was in­vited to the De­part­ment of Ty­pog­ra­phy and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion at Uni­ver­sity of Read­ing in Eng­land. For a day, the stu­dents learnt about mul­ti­sen­sory wayfind­ing and smellscapes, and they also had a go at do­ing a smell map of the cam­pus.

Pictograms and graphic symbols

Seminar at the University of Hannover

Sibylle Schlaich will once again be giv­ing a sem­i­nar on signs and their non-ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion at the In­sti­tute of De­sign. Us­ing ex­am­ples, pos­si­ble ap­pli­ca­tions are in­ves­ti­gated, re­searched in build­ings and ur­ban space. In ad­di­tion to pre­sen­ta­tion and draw­ing style analy­sis, pic­tograms are de­signed and drawn by the stu­dents.

Who designs Identities?

Paneldiscussion with Heike Nehl

The BDG – Ger­man As­so­ci­a­tion for Com­mu­ni­ca­tion de­signer in­vites to a panel dis­cus­sion. Boris Kochan dis­cusses com­pany iden­tity, brands and prod­ucts with Heike Nehl and Lars Harm­sen and how they are in­creas­ingly shaped by their users in their de­vel­op­ment, care and per­cep­tion. 

Footbridge Conference

Communication – digital and anolog

On Sep­tem­ber 6th it starts and the prepa­ra­tions for the con­fer­ence go full-speed. Posters and wayfind­ing are hang up, the web­site has grown. In the run-up, par­tic­i­pants from all over the world have in­tro­duced ideas for new pedes­trian bridges in Berlin, city of wa­ter. This pre­cious col­lec­tion of 73 se­lected bridge de­signs is pub­lished in a book, de­signed by Moni­teurs. Every­one has the pos­si­bil­ity with „Bridgefinder”, a web-app spe­cially de­signed for the con­fer­ence of Moni­teurs to ex­plore these bridge. Good luck to the bridge builders!
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Iconic Awards 2017

Mit ih­rer ganz­heit­li­chen Be­trach­tung des Ge­stal­tungs­pro­zes­ses be­grün­den die Ico­nic Awards eine neue Di­men­si­on der Ar­chi­tek­tur­aus­zeich­nung. Der Fo­kus liegt auf dem Zu­sam­men­spiel der Ge­wer­ke im Kon­text der Ar­chi­tek­tur. Wir freu­en uns über ei­nen er­neu­ten Ico­nic Award! Das Leit­sys­tem für das Deut­sche Mu­se­um in Mün­chen ist Win­ner in der Ka­te­go­rie „Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on“. 
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German Design Award 2018

We are de­lighted that the wayfind­ing sys­tem for the Deutsche Mu­seum in München has re­ceived so much recog­ni­tion.
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Wayfinding Deutsches Museum

Moni­teurs wayfindig sys­tem for the Deutsche Mu­seum in Mu­nich were se­lected by the jury of the Eu­ro­pean De­sign Awards 2017 and won Bronze! 
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6 x at 6

Lecture at the Leibniz Universität Hannover

Sibylle Schlaich was in­vited to speak about ori­en­ta­tion sys­tems, the cur­rent work of Moni­teurs in space and sur­round­ing with ar­chi­tec­ture, as part of the lec­ture se­ries “6 x Tues­days at 6” or­ga­nized by the Fac­ulty of Ar­chi­tec­ture and Land­scape.

By the way

Leitsystem Tempelhofer Flughafen

Spring – sun – out­side! On the way to the Teme­pl­hofer Feld along the air­port build­ing. The listed build­ing still be­longs to the longest build­ing of the world and is used as an buis­ness and event lo­ca­tion. Moni­teurs de­signed the over­all ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for the out­door area.
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Moniteurs wayfinding

A book di­vided into 18 chap­ters shows in­ter­na­tionale wayfind­ing pro­jects in their dif­fer­ent con­text. Re­leased by ART­POWER, the most pro­fes­sional art-re­lated book pub­lish­ing agen­cies in the Asia-pa­cific re­gion. Moni­teurs wayfind­ing sys­tems are rep­re­sented with: Auf­bau Haus, BMW Leipzig Plant, Pots­damer Platz and the Berlin Bran­den­burg Air­port.

Kulturpalast Dresden opening

Signage for many people

The Kul­tur­palast Dres­den will cer­e­mo­ni­ally re­opened. In the fu­ture many dif­fer­ent peo­ple will move through the build­ing. At all times it counts for every­one to of­fer an ideal ori­en­ta­tion. It was the par­tic­u­lar chal­lenge for us de­sign­ing the sig­nage sys­tem.
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IIID Award 2017

Leitsystem ausgezeichnet

The “In­ter­na­tional In­sti­tute for In­for­ma­tion De­sign” awards every third year. This Year 53 pro­jects were awarded. Our Wayfind­ing sys­tem for the Deutsche Mu­seum in Mu­nich were se­lected.
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Gardens and humans!

Exhibition design for the IGA Berlin 2017

On April, 13th the In­ter­na­tional Gar­den Ex­hi­bi­tion Berlin will open. The new vis­i­tor cen­tre will wel­come vis­i­tors with the ex­hi­bi­tion “Gar­dens of the World“. Ex­hi­bi­tion sub­jects in­clude, among oth­ers, ten themed gar­dens and nine in­ter­na­tional con­tem­po­rary gar­dens. Moni­teurs de­vel­oped the ex­hi­bi­tion de­sign and its con­tents and were re­spon­si­ble for the im­ple­men­ta­tion. 
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Berlin Design Digest

Moniteurs – in it

10 years ago, UN­ESCO named Berlin the “City of De­sign”. Robert Eysoldt and Ra­ban Rud­digkeit used the 10th ju­bilee to pub­lish the book “Berlin De­sign Di­gest” which pre­sents a col­lec­tion of 100 suc­cess­ful and in­ter­na­tion­ally rel­e­vant pro­jects re­al­ized by de­sign agen­cies based in Berlin. The book show­cases the wayfind­ing sys­tem for the Air­port Berlin Bran­den­burg by Moni­teurs. 
Ber­lin De­sign Di­gest

Reading places

Work with students

Sum­mer term 2017 at the uni­ver­sity han­nover – In­sti­tute for art and de­sign. Sibylle Schlaich sets the sub­ject “read­ing places” for the stu­dents. The group will ex­plore, an­a­lyze and eval­u­ate places in Han­nover. The tar­get will be to ap­praise and to en­croach on the phe­nom­e­non.


New building with new wayfinding

With the new build­ing and re­con­struc­tion of the Char­ité in Berlin-Mitte an ex­ten­sion of the wayfind­ing sys­tem was re­quired. Firstly Moni­teurs has been com­mis­sioned to de­velop an analyse-re­port, fol­lowed by the fa­cade ap­pli­ca­tion for the res­cue cen­ter, the de­vel­op­ment of an en­tire new pic­togram fam­ily, wayfind­ing sig­nage in the foyer and el­e­va­tor vestibules of the 21 lev­els tower build­ing, in­clud­ing wall ap­pli­ca­tion.
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Moving on to new worlds

Wayfinding in the Deutsche Museum

Even though there are large con­struc­tion works un­til 2025, the mu­seum will re­main open for vis­i­tors. Moni­teurs new wayfind­ing sys­tem for the mu­seum is able to re­spond to on­go­ing changes. Ste­fan Schilling, our pho­tog­ra­pher took pho­tos for us of the cur­rent state.
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Lecture at the HBK Saar

The de­sign de­part­ment is invit­ing to the se­ries of lec­tures called “Link”. Sibylle Schlaich from Moni­teurs gives a talk about the “Link” be­tween the be­holder and space – the wayfind­ing sys­tem.

The red thread

Lecture and workshop at the KIT

The de­part­ment ar­chi­tec­ture com­mu­ni­ca­tion “a’komm” at the In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy in Karl­sruhe was founded to an­a­lyze the ba­sics of com­mu­ni­ca­tion and in­ter­me­di­a­tion of ar­chi­tec­ture. In a lec­ture and fol­low­ing work­shop Heike Nehl talks about Moni­teurs work and gets into a di­a­logue with the stu­dents to work on the sub­ject ar­chi­tec­ture and wayfind­ing. What is fas­ci­nat­ing about wayfind­ing, about in­stalling graph­i­cally mes­sages in space , so that peo­ple feel guided. 

Winner – Iconic Awards 2016

Signage for PIK

Again, the Iconic Award nom­i­nated a Moni­teurs pro­ject as a win­ner in the cat­e­gory Com­mu­ni­ca­tion/​Guid­ance sys­tem. The in­ter­na­tional ar­chi­tec­ture and de­sign com­pe­ti­tion fo­cus on the in­ter­play be­tween all the dis­ci­plines in the ar­chi­tec­ture, con­struc­tion and real es­tate sec­tor and the de­sign and pro­duc­tive in­dus­tries. 
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Berlin TXL – The Urban Tech Republic

Concept for Wayfinding

Af­ter its clos­ing, the Air­port Berlin Tegel will turn into a re­search and in­dus­trial park. For the 550 ha big ter­ri­tory the Tegel Pro­jekt GmbH was look­ing for a part­ner to de­velop an in­te­grated Wayfind­ing sys­tem. PSY:PLAN an d Moni­teurs ap­plied to­gether and have been awarded for the pro­ject. Vi­su­al­i­sa­tion: Re­icher Haase As­soci­ierte

Outfit for a Conference

Footbridge 2017

The In­ter­na­tional Con­fer­ence “Foot­bridge” or­gan­ised by the Chair of Con­cep­tual and Struc­tural De­sign at TU Berlin wel­comes many bridge de­sign­ers and builders from all over the world to share their views, to ex­change ideas, to learn and to meet col­leagues and friends. Moni­teurs de­signed the new Cor­po­rate de­sign and im­ple­mented it into the whole event in­for­ma­tion ma­te­r­ial like poster, flyer and the web­site for the 6th con­fer­ence in Berlin.


Lecture in Cologne

33pt, the Graphic De­sign Con­fer­ence at the FH Dort­mund and the Köln In­ter­na­tional School of De­sign (KISD) goes in to the next round. Un­der the guests from eu­rope of the al­ready 7th con­fer­ence also is Sibylle Schlaich from Moni­teurs. 

Kunsthalle Mannheim

Bauliches Corporate Design

Mann­heim be­kommt eine neue Kunst­hal­le. Die ar­chi­tek­to­ni­sche Idee der Stadt in der Stadt soll mit dem Neu­bau ver­wirk­licht wer­den. Ar­chi­tek­ten des Baus sind gmp – Ar­chi­tek­ten von Ger­kan, Marg und Part­ner. Für die Um­set­zung des Bau­li­chen Cor­po­ra­te De­sign ent­schied sich die Stif­tung in ei­nem Wett­be­werb für das Team Axel Ku­fus und Mo­ni­teurs. Ent­ste­hen wird ein mar­kan­tes bau­li­ches Cor­po­ra­te De­sign mit In­te­ri­or, Mo­bi­li­ar und Be­su­cher­leit­sys­tem. Vi­sua­li­sie­rung: gmp

Microsite for schlaich bergermann partner New York

10 years jubilee visualised

The spark was the com­pe­ti­tion for the One World Trade Cen­ter — sbp has also been in New York for the last 10 years. A cause for cel­e­bra­tion and a rea­son to give a de­tailed story of the of­fice. For sbp, Moni­teurs has de­vel­oped a mi­crosite, pro­vid­ing a suit­able stage from which to pre­sent the times, its wit­nesses and the pro­jects of the of­fice.

Visitor center “Gardens of the world”


Moni­teurs has won the pitch for the ex­hi­bi­tion de­sign con­cept and re­al­i­sa­tion of the vis­i­tor cen­tre of the “Gar­dens of the World”. The In­ter­na­tional Gar­den Fes­ti­val will take place in Berlin in 2017. The cen­tre­piece will be the ex­tended gar­dens of the world and vis­i­tors will be in­tro­duced to the gar­dens in a new vis­i­tor cen­tre. Moni­teurs will be sup­ported by land­scape ar­chi­tect Su­sanne Ya­coub. Foto: ©ww+; Esch-sur-Alzette
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What supports orientation?

Lecture in Vorarlberg

In a re­port at the FH Vo­rarl­berg in Aus­tria, Heike Nehl pre­sents the cre­ative work in de­vel­op­ing a wayfind­ing sys­tem and re­con­sider the W-ques­tions: who, where, why and whereto? How does the in­ter­ac­tion of ana­log and dig­i­tal me­dia changes the per­cep­tion? Sign is a sign is a sign – each sign is a part of a sys­tem and all to­gether they build a com­mu­ni­ca­tion chain – what is all be­hind?

What’s behind the sign

Lecture in Krakow

What is ex­cit­ing about wayfind­ing, about in­stalling graph­i­cal mes­sages in space, so that peo­ple fol­low them? How is sig­nage con­nected with other me­dia, for ex­am­ple with dig­i­tal me­dia? Sibylle Schlaich, founder and man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Moni­teurs Kom­mu­nika­tions­de­sign GmbH, has de­signed and im­pleme­tend wayfind­ing sys­tems for the last fif­teen years. At the Goethe In­sti­tut in Krakow she will pre­sent Moni­teurs cur­rent work.

Teaching in Hangzhou

Project in China

This spring Heike Nehl and Sibylle Schlaich are again in­vited as guest pro­fes­sors in China at the CDK (the Chi­nese Ger­man Art Acad­emy in Hangzhou). Since 10 years the CDK is the co­op­er­a­tion part­ner uni­ver­sity of the UdK Berlin. This year the sub­ject for the stu­dent will be “space and iden­tity”.

Märkisches Viertel Berlin

Orientierung im Stadtviertel

The new wayfind­ing sys­tem in the Märkische Vier­tel is com­pleted. Since the be­gin­ning of the year the sys­tem was in­stalled, de­signed and planned by moni­teurs.
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Workshop in Saarbrücken

Signs and Pictograms

“Signs and Pic­tograms” are cen­tered in a Work­shop at the ar­chi­tec­ture de­part­ment of the Uni­ver­sity of Ap­plied Sci­ence in Saar­brücken. Sibylle Schlaich from Moni­teurs is bring­ing the sub­ject and is hold­ing the work­shop at the 24th of feb­ru­ary.


Terekhovo Station

Competition for the Metro Station in Moskow

121 Of­fices ap­plied for the open and in­ter­na­tional ad­ver­tised ar­chi­tec­ture and de­sign com­pe­ti­tion. Ger­ber Ar­chi­tects with Moni­teurs reached the sec­ond and last stage with three other ap­pli­cants. Moni­teurs de­vel­oped, con­nect­ing to the ar­chi­tec­ture, the sig­nage con­cept for the Terekhovo Sta­tion in Moskow.

Panel discussion FH Bielefeld

”designing the digital future”

On the oc­ca­sion of plan­ing a new study course with a dig­i­tal fo­cus, the de­sign de­part­ment or­gan­ised on feb­ru­ary the 10th a panel dis­cus­sion with the sub­ject “de­sign­ing the dig­i­tal fu­ture”. One of sev­eral speak­ers on podium is Heike Nehl from Moni­teurs.

10 years schlaich bergermann partner in Berlin

Time flies!

As an im­por­tant de­pen­dance of the main of­fice in Stuttgart, schlaich berg­er­mann part­ner re­alised many ex­cit­ing pro­jects in Berlin since 10 years. Moni­teurs could ac­com­pany this time with ana­log and dig­i­tal de­sign­works. Many thanks and con­grat­u­la­tions!

ICMA Books Award

Moniteurs wins Gold

Moni­teurs wins gold in the cat­e­gory “iPad Books” for the ex­em­plary con­cept and de­sign with “Move­ables” for schalich berg­er­mann part­ner at the In­ter­na­tional Cre­ative Me­dia Award 2015.
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Filmgalerie 451

Schlingensief DVD Edition

The first 6 is­sues of the DVD edi­tion are here. For 25 years, the Film­ga­lerie has pub­lished the films of Christoph Schlin­gen­sief, and for 20 years, Moni­teurs has has ac­com­pa­nied the Film­ga­lerie with posters, ti­tles and cover art.

sbp relaunch

new and online

Moni­teurs as­sisted in the re­brand­ing of schlaich berg­er­mann part­ners and cre­ated a new vi­sual iden­tity, in­clud­ing in­ter­net pres­ence, in close co­op­er­a­tion with the client and de­vel­op­ers – now on­line!


Monico in “Year Book of Type 2“

Moniteurs type designed by xplicit

For our last re­launch, we asked Alexan­der Branczyk to pro­vide us with a new, very light ver­sion of our cor­po­rate font “Mon­ico”, which he orig­i­nally de­signed in 1994. To­gether with Georg Seifert, he ex­panded the font fam­ily, which is now pre­sented in the type book from Slanted.

Opening of the PIK

Building wayfinding

In Oc­to­ber, the Pots­dam In­sti­tute for Cli­mate Im­pact Re­search opened, where over 200 sci­en­tists from all over the world now con­duct their re­search. Moni­teurs adopted the colour con­cept of the ar­chi­tec­ture and the cod­ing of the three com­po­nents with dif­fer­ent bright colours in the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem, and re­in­forced it through as­so­cia­tive terms.
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Aufbau Haus 84

2 Buildings – 1 Signage

En­try into the Auf­bau Haus 84, de­signed by Barkow Leibinger, me­di­ates be­tween the his­toric El­sner­haus (1914) and the first con­struc­tion phase Auf­bau Haus 85. Moni­teurs con­tin­ued the con­cept de­vel­oped for Haus 85, so that both build­ings are con­nected by the same ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem.



Moni­teurs, ac­com­pa­nied by PSY:PLAN, has been com­mis­sioned by the city of Berlin, to analyse the tourist wayfind­ing sys­tems of ten ma­jor na­tional and in­ter­na­tional cities. The task is to eval­u­ate how these wayfind­ing con­cepts are ap­plic­a­ble to a fu­ture sys­tem in Berlin. Dres­den, Pots­dam, Düs­sel­dorf, Frank­furt, Bris­tol, Lon­don, New York, Syd­ney, Wien und Zürich will be analysed.

Upper West

Signage for a high tower

The Up­per West, con­sist­ing of a 118m high tower and a build­ing com­plex di­rectly on Bre­itschei­dt­platz in Berlin, is one of the biggest build­ings in City West and breaks new ground. With a to­tal sur­face area of 53,000 square me­tres, there will be, as of 2016, re­tail spaces, of­fices and to date the largest ho­tel in the Mo­tel One group. Moni­teurs de­signed a con­cept which en­com­passes both the rep­re­sen­ta­tion of the ten­ants in the var­i­ous build­ings and the ori­en­ta­tion in the tower and the com­plex.


IGA Berlin 2017

Orientation and information concept

In 2017, Grün­Ber­lin, in co­op­er­a­tion with the IGA, will host the In­ter­na­tionale Garte­nausstel­lung (In­ter­na­tional Gar­den Show) in a 100 hectare area at the “Gärten der Welt” (Gar­dens of the World) and at Kien­berg Park. Moni­teurs could qual­ify for the ten­der of the out­line plan­ning of the ori­en­ta­tion and in­for­ma­tion con­cept for Gärten der Welt/​IGA Berlin 2017.

Deutsches Museum Munich

Museum orientation system

Moni­teurs has won the com­pe­ti­tion to de­sign a new ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for the Deutsche Mu­seum Mu­nich. In sin­gle con­struc­tion stages the mu­seum will be ex­ten­sively mod­ern­ized and re­struc­tured un­til 2025. For Moni­teurs the core of the task is the de­vel­op­ment of a sig­nage con­cept for the in­ner and out­door ar­eas with the fo­cus on the col­lec­tion build­ing and the mu­seum is­land.

Al-Olaya Metro Station

Signage for metro station in Saudi Arabia

Moni­teurs has been com­mis­sioned by Ger­ber Ar­chi­tects In­ter­na­tional to de­velop the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for a metro sta­tion in Riyadh. The Ar­chi­tects are one of the win­ner, be­side Snøhetta and Zaha Ha­did Ar­chi­tects, of the in­vited in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tion of the High Com­mis­sion for the De­vel­op­ment of Ar­riyadh. The sig­nagein­cludes the Olaya Parc, the ex­te­rior of the sta­tio, pub­lic and non-pub­lic ar­eas, shop­ping and re­tail area and the un­der­ground park­ing. Vi­su­al­i­sa­tion: Ger­ber Ar­chi­tects in­ter­na­tional


City Quarters DomAquarée

Orientation System

The city quar­ter Do­mAquarée, with a to­tal rentable space of 71,000m², lies in the his­tor­i­cal cen­tre of Berlin, op­po­site the Berlin Cathe­dral. In ad­di­tion to many shops and a mul­ti­tude of restau­rants, one can find apart­ments, flex­i­ble of­fice spaces and a four-star ho­tel. Moni­teurs has been com­mis­sioned by Bil­fin­ger Real Es­tate to de­sign a new ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for the out­door area.

Carlswerk Cologne

Orientation System and Repositioning

Carl­swerk is an in­dus­trial com­plex with a one hun­dred year his­tory, and at ap­prox­i­mately 126,000m², the largest ur­ban in­dus­trial cam­pus in Cologne. Cul­tural in­sti­tu­tions, restau­rants, of­fices and pro­duc­tion fa­cil­i­ties have made the for­mer in­dus­trial site their home, turn­ing it into a vi­brant, lively city quar­ter. Moni­teurs de­signed the Carl­swerk brand and the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for the lo­ca­tion. Im­age: BEOS

PIK – Institute for Climate Impact Research

Building Orientation System

The new build­ing for the Pots­dam In­sti­tute for Cli­mate Im­pact Re­search is lo­cated at Telegrafen­berg in Pots­dam, a site of great his­tor­i­cal and in­ter­na­tional sig­nif­i­cance. The build­ing was de­signed by the ar­chi­tec­tural firm BH­BVT, while Moni­teurs de­signed the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem and strength­ened the vi­sual iden­tity of this strik­ing build­ing. Vi­su­al­iza­tion: BH­BVT 
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BMW FIZ Future

Orientation System

Moni­teurs has won the in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tion, open by in­vi­ta­tion, to de­sign a new ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for the en­tire area of the BMW Re­search and In­no­va­tion Cen­tre in Mu­nich. Moni­teurs has now been com­mis­sioned to de­velop a mas­ter con­cept 2050 for ana­logue and dig­i­tal wayfind­ing. The first step should al­ready take place in 2015 – sig­nage of the new con­cept on a ren­o­vated build­ing. Vi­su­al­i­sa­tion: Henn Ar­chitek­ten

Project exhibition

Project at the University Bielefeld

The pleas­ant high­light of the win­ter se­mes­ter 2014/​15 was the de­gree-show of the Uni­ver­sity Biele­feld/​De­sign de­part­ment. The con­cept for a new cor­po­rate de­sign and a dig­i­tal guide as a we­bapp were de­vel­oped and de­signed by a team of stu­dents, taught and sup­ported by Heike Nehl.

IIIDaward 2014

Moniteurs wins …

Moni­teurs wins sil­ver in the cat­e­gory “Health­care” with „Ärzte ohne Gren­zen“ and bronze in the catagory “Wayshow­ing” with the Sig­nage pro­ject for the DGUV. The In­ter­na­tional In­sti­tute for In­for­ma­tion De­sign (IIID) is a global net­work of in­di­vid­u­als and or­gan­i­sa­tions who are in­ter­ested in op­ti­miz­ing in­for­ma­tion and in­for­ma­tion sys­tems for knowl­edge trans­fer in every­day life.

Signage goes digital

Presentation at Haus Wellensiek

Heike Nehl and Sibylle Schlaich have been in­vited to talk at Haus Wellen­siek in Biele­feld on the 11th of Feb­ru­ary. They will be ask­ing the fol­low­ing ques­tions: how does dig­i­tal me­dia sup­port ori­en­ta­tion and what role does ana­logue in­for­ma­tion play in the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tems of spaces? How can both worlds com­pli­ment each other? Through their work with ori­en­ta­tion sys­tems, the de­sign of­fice wishes to show how rapidly change has been ac­com­plished, not least in the mind of the vis­i­tor/​user.

Second place for Structural Corporate Design

Competition for the Federal Foreign Office

The jury has awarded sec­ond place to the de­sign by kadawit­tfel­dar­chitek­tur and Moni­teurs. The re­quire­ment was to de­velop a struc­tural cor­po­rate de­sign for the rep­re­sen­ta­tion of the Fed­eral Re­pub­lic of Ger­many abroad. “The dis­cov­ery of light­ness” formed the ba­sis of the con­cept. The new of­fices were de­signed to be light, open, friendly and trust­wor­thy like the so­ci­ety they rep­re­sent. The el­e­gant cor­po­rate de­sign should con­vey a pos­i­tive, fu­ture-look­ing im­pres­sion abroad.

New Website for the BDA


The As­so­ci­a­tion of Ger­man Ar­chi­tects (BDA) wishes to re­de­velop and im­prove its in­ter­net pres­ence. Suit­able ap­pli­cants were in­vited to com­pete in a closed com­pe­ti­tion. The pitch by Moni­teurs, to­gether with null2, was the win­ner. 

Culture of bridgebuilding

Print media for colloquium

Moni­teurs de­signed the com­mu­ni­ca­tion me­dia for the col­lo­quium “Con­struc­tive en­gi­neer­ing” at the In­sti­tute of Con­struc­tion En­gi­neer­ing of the TU Berlin. The se­ries of lec­tures picks up the lat­est, im­por­tant and most in­ter­est­ing is­sues, for ex­am­ple the cul­ture of bridge build­ing in Berlin. En­gi­neers from plan­ning of­fices, ad­min­is­tra­tions, build­ing en­ter­prises and stu­dents shall dis­cuss and brought to­gether.

over there

Workshop at the FH Schwäbisch Gmünd

Every win­ter se­mes­ter at the Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd is held a so called “lab­o­ra­tory week”. Stu­dents work in in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary work­shops to­gether. Sibylle Schlaich has been in­vited to hold an work­shop about Ori­en­ta­tion and Sig­nage. Dif­fer­ent sig­nages should be de­vel­oped, ei­ther dig­i­tal or ana­log. Any­thing goes. Which most in­ter­est­ing, beau­ti­ful or di­rectly way hits the mark.


dguv headquarters

Building orientation signage

From the 20th of Oc­to­ber, the DGUV (Deutsche Geset­zliche Un­fal­lver­sicherung) will have a new head­quar­ters. Moni­teurs de­signed the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for the new build­ing, lo­cated on the cor­ner of Glinkas­traße and Franzö­sis­che Straße. The build­ing was de­signed by Grün­tuch Ernst Ar­chi­tects and con­tains con­fer­ence rooms, re­cep­tion area, of­fice spaces and an un­der­ground car park.


iBook for sbp

The first iBook of the en­gi­neer­ing con­sul­tants schlaich berg­er­mann and part­ner, de­signed by Moni­teurs, will be launched on the 20th of Oc­to­ber. The dig­i­tal medium pre­sents the highly com­plex pro­jects with the is­sue “move­able struc­tures” with films, slideshows, many im­ages, text and mu­sic in a vi­tal­ized way.

Orientation and Identity

Lecture at the FH Dortmund

Within the scope of the pro­ject “West­falen­halle Sig­nage” su­per­vised by Pro­fes­sor Mar­tin Mid­del­hauve, Lars Harm­sen and Alexan­der Branczyk, Sibylle Schlaich has given a talk about “Ori­en­ta­tion and Iden­tity” at the FH Dort­mund.

Digital Orientation

Lecture at the FH Bielefeld

Heike Nehl is teach­ing In­ter­ac­tion de­sign at the Fach­hochschule Biele­feld this win­ter se­mes­ter. Her pro­ject “Dig­i­tal Ori­en­ta­tion” ad­dresses to de­sign stu­dents and stu­dents of new me­dia in­for­mat­ics of the Uni­ver­sity Biele­feld. To­gether they will en­gaged in the sub­ject “mo­bile guide” and de­velop con­cepts and pro­to­types.
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Transforming Information

Moniteurs lecture

“Vi­sion­Plus Vi­enna: trans­form­ing in­for­ma­tion” is a con­fer­ence, or­ga­nized by the In­ter­na­tional In­sti­tute for In­for­ma­tion De­sign (IIID), to ex­am­ine the role of the Iso­type trans­former 90 years on. The venue is ded­i­cated to Marie Neu­rath. Much of her early work for the Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmu­seum was path­break­ing. Siy­blle Schlaich und Heike Nehl are in­vited to join the con­fer­ence as speak­ers.

The 15th “Children and Youth Welfare Day” 2014

Exhibition Opens

The be­gin­ning of June will see the 15th “Chil­dren and Youth Wel­fare Day”, with Berlin as this year’s host city. The event will take place in a ded­i­cated area of 1,300 square me­tres, sup­ported by the 12 dis­tricts of Berlin and spon­sors. Moni­teurs is in charge of the ex­hi­bi­tion de­sign, while xplicit has de­signed the ex­hi­bi­tion graph­ics for over 50 par­tic­i­pants. In­di­vid­u­ally de­signed, mod­u­lar el­e­ments will be com­bined to cre­ate a cityscape, ac­com­pa­nied by ex­per­i­men­tal art­work. 


European Design Awards

Sil­ver for the mi­crosite “Fontwalk”, de­signed by Moni­teurs. We cel­e­brate to­gether with our client FontShop over this year’s prize, awarded by the Eu­ro­pean De­sign Awards 2014.
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Wednesday course in Schwäbisch Gmünd

Lecture at the HfG

Moni­teurs is to be a guest at “Wednes­day Sem­i­nars” at the uni­ver­sity of De­sign Schwäbish Gmünd on the is­sue “com­mu­ni­ca­tion in space”. Ex­perts from the fields of de­sign, art and cul­ture, sci­ence and in­dus­try are in­vited to speak on cur­rent top­ics in their re­spec­tive fields.


Lecture at UdK Berlin

Sibylle Schlaich has been in­vited by Pro­fes­sor Skopec to speak at “Beziehungsweisen” (“Mak­ing Con­nec­tions”) in the class of Vi­sual Sys­tems. She will talk pri­mar­ily about the de­sign process with re­spect to large pro­jects, and on the topic of ori­en­ta­tion sys­tems.

Orientation in the DGUV Building

Signage for Insurance

Right in the cen­tre of Berlin, on the cor­ner of Franzö­sis­che Straße and Glinkas­traße, the Deutsche Geset­zliche Un­fal­lver­sicherung, the DGUV (Ger­man So­cial In­sur­ance Or­gan­i­sa­tion) is un­der con­struc­tion. The ad­min­is­tra­tion build­ing, de­signed by Grün­tuch Ernst Ar­chi­tects, has been awarded the Gold Cer­tifi­cate from the Ger­man Sus­tain­able Build­ing Coun­cil. Moni­teurs, com­mis­sioned di­rectly by the DGUV, has de­signed the build­ing’s ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem, and should be com­pleted later this year. Vi­su­al­i­sa­tion: Grün­tuch Ernst Ar­chi­tects BDA

Palace of Culture Dresden

Building an Orientation System

The his­tor­i­cal Palace of Cul­ture in Dres­den, a na­tional her­itage site, will be ren­o­vated by the ar­chi­tects von Gerkan, Marg and part­ners. Moni­teurs has de­signed the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem, com­mis­sioned by Kom­mu­nale Im­mo­belien Dres­den. From 2017, Dres­den will once again have a cul­tural cen­tre with a con­cert hall, a cen­tral li­brary and a cabaret the­atre. Vi­su­al­i­sa­tion: gmp Ar­chi­tects

Constructing with Carbon

Forum Appearance

A vi­sion fo­rum for an even more un­usual ma­te­r­ial in con­struc­tion, with speak­ers who are among the most dis­tin­guished and ex­pe­ri­enced in con­struct­ing with car­bon. Moni­teurs has de­signed the web­site and the print me­dia for the con­fer­ence at the Tech­ni­cal Uni­ver­sity of Berlin.
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Wayshowing > Wayfinding

Moniteurs Airport Signage in a Book

Af­ter the suc­cess­ful book on ori­en­ta­tion sys­tems by Per Mollerup was pub­lished at the end of last year, there is now a sec­ond book on the topic, com­pletely re­vised and with a greater prac­ti­cal sec­tion. It will mainly cover ori­en­ta­tion sys­tems for ma­jor pro­jects and pub­lic spaces. The ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for the Berlin Bran­den­burg Air­port by Moni­teurs is also among the se­lected works cov­ered.

451 Filmgalerie


„Film­ga­lerie 451 pre­sents the fol­low­ing at the Berli­nale 2014: “The Airstrip” by Heinz Emigholz, “Three stones for Jean Genet” by Frieder Schlaich with Patti Smith, “Every­thing that rises must con­verge” by Omer Fast, “La ul­tima pelic­ula” by Ray Mar­tin & Mark Per­an­son. Posters and book­let for the party in the Berghain Kan­tine were de­signed by Moni­teurs. Printed by Xplicit in Riso­graph.
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Moniteurs in Innsbruck

Presentation at Weissraum

Moni­teurs to visit WEIS­S­RAUM (White­room), a fo­rum for vi­sual de­sign in Inns­bruck. WEIS­S­RAUM is an ini­tia­tive for those who are more graph­i­cally aware and for those con­cerned with shape and form. Well-known de­sign­ers from all over the world will give pre­sen­ta­tions and run work­shops and on the 1st of April, Moni­teurs has been in­vited to give its own pre­sen­ta­tion.

The Märkische Quarter

Orientation System

The Märkische Quar­ter in Berlin is a met­ro­pol­i­tan area of 3.2 square kilo­me­tres with nearly 40,000 res­i­dents, the ori­en­ta­tion of which is not easy. The dis­trict of­fice of Berlin Rei­neck­endorf re­cently held a com­pe­ti­tion to re­design the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem, which Moni­teurs won in 2013, and the firm, ac­com­pa­nied by the en­vi­ron­men­tal psy­chol­o­gists from PSY:PLAN, will be work­ing on a new con­cept. PSY:PLAN will re­search and con­sult for the pro­ject in the fields of ar­chi­tec­ture and the psy­chol­ogy of per­cep­tion. Moni­teurs al­ready worked in­tensely in this area in 2006, de­vel­op­ing an ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem for sev­eral res­i­den­tial build­ings for the or­gan­i­sa­tion Gesobau.
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Type Talk

Lecture at the Apple Store

Type Talk, on the 28th of No­vem­ber at 6:30pm with Heike Nehl and Sibylle Schlaich, on the vi­sual iden­tity of the Berlin Bran­den­burg Air­port, which has not yet opened: the ori­en­ta­tion sys­tem, closely con­nected to the cor­po­rate de­sign el­e­ments, and with its own font, has long made head­lines in the in­ter­na­tional de­sign scene. Or­gan­ised by Jür­gen Siebert, the free “Type Talk” se­ries takes place monthly in the Ap­ple Store on Kur­fürs­ten­damm.



Fontwalk wins at the Annual Multimedia Award

“Fontwalk” wins “Gold” at this year’s An­nual Mul­ti­me­dia Award. Since 1996, the com­pe­ti­tion has shone a spot­light on out­stand­ing work in the dig­i­tal do­main. Moni­teurs de­vel­oped the mi­crosite “Font­walk” for Fontshop, which show­cases the lat­est fonts and trends in the world of type­faces. At “Font­walk”, the user is guided on a jour­ney through the fonts, where mov­ing pic­tures il­lus­trate the his­tory of each font while si­mul­ta­ne­ously high­light­ing its unique qual­i­ties and fea­tures. 
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Take Off!

Guest professor in Hangzhou, China

This Au­tumn, Sibylle Schlaich and Heike Nehl are guest pro­fes­sors in China at the Chi­ne­sisch Deutschen Kun­stakademie (Chi­nese Ger­man Acad­emy of the Arts) in Hangzhou. A co­op­er­a­tion pro­ject be­tween the UdK Berlin (Berlin Uni­ver­sity of the Arts) and the CAA (Chi­nese Art Acad­emy), their work con­cerns the sub­ject of air­ports and new cre­ative ap­proaches to vastly dif­fer­ent fields of de­sign. Their lec­tures will in­clude all com­mu­ni­ca­tion me­dia em­ployed at an air­port, in­fo­graph­ics, ori­en­ta­tion sys­tems, the cor­po­rate de­sign of an air­port, the cor­po­rate de­sign of an air­line, dig­i­tal me­dia such as apps, in­fo­graph­ics on the air­field and the graph­i­cal use of space.

1:1 – Signage Orientation Identity

Book by Moniteurs

“1 : 1 – Sig­nage, Ori­en­ta­tion, Iden­tity” is a spe­cial book. It not only de­scribes the pro­jects of the last ten years and the way of work­ing of the com­mu­ni­ca­tions de­sign com­pany Moni­teurs, but the pro­jects are also graph­i­cally brought into fo­cus: in this way the book shows Moni­teurs’ ori­en­ta­tion sys­tems on a 1 : 1 scale. Book launch Tues­day, 24th Sep­tem­ber, 7pm, Read­ing Room, Berlin, Guest Speaker: Jür­gen Siebert
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