We designed a signage campaign for a private preparatory school that caters to reclusive students who refuse to go to school. Rulers are incorporated throughout the signage as a graphic device, representing the growth potential of the students. In the entrance is a gigantic ruler in 9 different measurement units including the imperial system, the metric system and indigenous Japanese units. Upon entering the school, students can measure themselves in a host of different units – even those they are unfamiliar with – which help to foster an understanding of different units and perspectives.

SCALESは「成長をはかる物差し」をコンセプトに、物差しをモチーフにしたサイン計画です。エントランスには連続するRC柱を定規に見立て、9つの寸法単位(mm,cm,m,yard,feet,inch,寸,尺,間)の巨大なものさしを設置しました。この入り口で子どもたちは自分の身長を様々な単位で測る事ができ、あまりなじみのない寸法でも自分の背の高さを基準として知覚・認識することができます。サインと融合した空間に触れ合うことで、無意識のうちに様々な単位を体験学習できるようにしました。












what:
SCALES
when
2009
who
Art Direction
NOSIGNER (Eisuke Tachikawa)
Space Design
 NOSIGNER (Eisuke Tachikawa)
Signage Design
NOSIGNER (Eisuke Tachikawa) 
Graphic Design
NOSIGNER (Eisuke Tachikawa) 
Photo
Masaharu Hatta
Client
Takenaka Corporation
Collaboration
Takenaka Corporation
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