Hudson River Park

Hudson River Park emphas!s implemented our master plan signage as each section of the waterfront park was completed. The rollout was phased over several years and involved various specialty fabricators; consistent project management was integral to the success of the project. Special consideration was also given to the use of durable, vandal, and weather-resistant materials [...]

Hospital of Special Surgery

Hospital for Special Surgery Since 2013 emphas!s has developed design standards and managed all donor recognition signage for the Hospital of Special Surgery’s multiple locations. In addition, we have updated and restored existing legacy recognition to conform to updated design standards. Donor recognition has encompassed dimensional letters, glass and stainless plaques, stone and glass sandblasting, and [...]

Staten Island Ferry Information Center

Staten Island Ferry Information Center To serve the 60,000 tourists that debark from the Staten Island Ferry daily, emphas!s designed and built an interactive welcome and information center in the concourse of the St. George Terminal. The center includes a visitor service desk, brochure racks, and a video projection with motion graphics. The internally lit [...]

St. Vincent College

St. Vincent College emphas!s designed a comprehensive interior and exterior wayfinding signage for the 52,000 sq. ft Fred M. Rogers Media and Education Center and the St. Vincent College campus. The simple and functional design is inspired by the Benedictine Order of German monks who founded St. Vincents. The cradling black post system references the [...]

Park Slope Schoolhouse

Park Slope Schoolhouse emphas!s applied its cheerful identity for the Park Slope Schoolhouse to the exterior and interior wayfinding system for this 4,500 sq. ft. "green" preschool, which occupies the ground floor and lower level of a newly constructed 5-story building. Playful icons and bright colors create a warm and friendly learning environment for young [...]

Camana Bay

Camana Bay Signage Masterplan emphas!s conducted a year-long site survey and analysis of the existing signage at Camana Bay and developed a new wayfinding masterplan for the development. Following the principles of new urbanism, the town of Camana Bay is a series of four pedestrian-friendly villages, which include residential neighborhoods, public parks, gardens, and courtyards, [...]

United Jewish Communities

United Jewish Communities emphas!s designed an interior signage system comprised of stock signs and maps for the United Jewish Communities’ headquarters in the United States. A color-coded zone system was created to address the significant wayfinding challenges due to the confusing interior office floor plan, the frequent departmental changes, and bland decor. The system can [...]


South Orange Performance Arts Center (SOPAC) In a joint project between the town of South Orange, NJ, and Seton Hall University, emphas!s designed an interior signage system for a mixed-use performance arts center that included five cinemas, a 300 person performance hall, and two flex-use rooms in addition to administrative offices and back of house [...]

St. Hilda’s and St. Hugh’s

St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s emphas!s designed wayfinding signage and supergraphics for this independent school for students age 2 through grade 8. The project included changeable backsplashes for the science labs and a large-scale periodic table for the chemistry lab. The supergraphics are colorful focal points in the muted palette of each classroom. emphas!s employed [...]

The Liacouras Center

The Liacouras Center emphas!s designed exterior and interior signage for Temple University’s 11,000 seat basketball fieldhouse in collaboration with JM Design. For this project, emphas!s created vendor standards, banners, wayfinding, identification, and back-of-house signage. CLIENT Temple University SERVICES Interior & Exterior Signage, Donor Recognition, ADA Compliance SECTOR Education