Princeton University, Lewis Library
Lewis Library was our first project with world-famous architect Frank Gehry and what an absolutely wonderful building to be involved with! Construction was well underway when we started on the project, so upon our first visit, the first thing we saw as were these massive fields of color spanning the indoor courtyard area. We immediately knew we wanted to interrupt those—in the most tasteful way possible, of course—using oversized, dimensional, color-on-color type. The signage quickly became a game of scale: The gigantic bowl classroom nestled into the center of the building got a very large room number (120), and then we brought the type size way down for some very simple room IDs. We were so happy with the way this turned out and it was an absolute pleasure to work with Gehry’s lead architect Craig Webb and all the members of their team.