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Signage & Graphics

ZAS provides signage and graphic design services that build on the strength of our architectural and interior design work.

ZAS provides signage and graphic design services that build on the strength of our architectural and interior design work. We ensure that signage and visual graphics complement the design intent of the space to assist the user, and help people find their way from place to place.

Our ability to visually integrate custom signage in a building project has produced striking results and tremendous value to our clients. Working closely with ZAS designers, we use the power of graphics to create spaces and visual communication tools that fully support an organization’s brand and values. In the private sector, our major clients include Fortune 500 multi-nationals, development and financial services corporations. ZAS is also a leader in the public sector providing signage and graphic design services to governments, ministries, civic and transportation authorities.

Dubai world executive floors

All furniture, finishes, fixture and food on the executive levels reflects a five-star quality standard.

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Central library redevelopment at ryerson university

The remarkable transformation is highly functional, attractive and achieves a revitalized importance for Library services at the University.

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Toronto Montessori College

The simple clarity of the plan, creates dynamic interior spaces with visual overviews throughout, resulting a light-filled and comfortable environment.

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Adidas canada head office

The design reflects adidas’ global business in the sporting goods industry, facilitating continually changing workplace requirements with their dynamic and collaborative work style.

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Vaughan Civic Centre Public Resource Library

The planning of the library is both outward and inward looking and is based on a courtyard typology to create a green oasis at its centre.

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Father redmond school & regional arts centre at humber college campus

The design concept for the school is distinguishable by its compact form, and an attempt to create a series of smaller building components or “pods” that pin-wheel internally around a three-storey student forum.

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Bill crothers school for athletics and healthy active living

The “Healthy” mandate goes beyond simply physical activity and includes a concern for environmental quality and the health of the wider environment.

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School of aviation at canadore college

This multi award-winning campus is one of the first of its kind in Canada combining post-secondary programs with hands-on on- site training specific to the aviation industry.

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Gore Meadows Community Centre and Library

Sustainable design strategies and systems have been utilized to ensure the facility will achieve LEED Silver certification.

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Halton Hills Public Library Acton Branch

ZAS’ design of the interior is welcoming to all, acting as a public living room for the community.

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Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Head Office at the Air Canada Centre

MLSE challenged ZAS to develop a state-of-the-art interior environment.

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Port Credit Memorial Arena

Extensive community consultation with the various recreation user groups was conducted to ensure the functional needs of the redeveloped arena were considered and satisfied.

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Whirlpool Canada Offices

Key design elements of the signage required unique design strategies that were integrated with the interior design of the key spaces.

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Information Centres at Pearson International Airport

As part of the corporate rebranding of the airport, the centres feature the vibrant brand colours of the new Airport Authority logo.

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Painswick Library

A major effort was the integrating building graphics to create iconic external expressions – some literal and others abstract – that identify its significance as a new public building.

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BILLY BISHOP AIRPORT

This state-of-the-art building and a pedestrian tunnel are routed under the Western Gap connecting the mainland to the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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Churchill Meadows Library & Community Centre

ZAS completed the signage wayfinding system for the Library and Community Centre.

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Ryerson University Central Library / Besse Learning Commons Donor Wall

Centrally located within the University Campus, the existing library occupies eight levels within the multi-storey Jorgenson Hall building.

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NANDA LAW OFFICE

Moving into a new office provided Nanda & Associates the opportunity to refresh their environment for their Law Offices.

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Scott library, second floor york university

These new library spaces provide a transformation from a “house for books” to a “house for learners”, and acknowledge the distinctive role of the library as the key learning environment beyond the classroom.

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HSBC kelowna bernard

The tenant improvement to this branch brightened and revitalized the space while updating it to current HSBC Global Standards.

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Bank of montreal shelbourne & pear

The end result is a crisp, bright Banking Hall surrounded by glazed offices with much improved air and temperature control throughout.

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HSBC main branch

The projects were designed to incorporate HSBC International Design and Banking Standards whilst fulfilling regional operational and local building code requirements.

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Bank of montreal guildford

During the design, ZAS routinely met with the client to discuss important aspects of the project to ensure new BMO Retail Design Standards were adhered to.

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Edithvale Community Centre

The project is distinguishable for it’s attempts to mend a fragmented urban fabric both architecturally and socially, becoming a beacon that supports the City’s plans to encourage development along its Avenues.

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Flower City Lawn Bowling Facility

The vision for the site was to create a ‘campus’ of available facilities for the community.

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Burnhamthorpe Branch Library & Cultural Centre

Apart from accommodating program additions and functional improvements, we enhanced
the building’s street presence and provided spatial identity.

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