Cracow is a pearl among Polish cities. It’s presence on the first UNESCO World Heritage List is a meaningful testimony to the value of the city's thousand-year history.
A special Polish city - a special Polish typeface. Di Grotesk by M. Misiak is a font inspired by XIX century grotesque.
Geometric, armed with an individualized detail, provides at the same time readability in urban space (reading at an angle) and the economics of the sign format.
Violet. One of its kind for Cracow wayfinding system. Unique, reminiscent of royal purple. Perfectly situated and in contrast to the urban space. Works well with contemporary and historical buildings.
Inspired by a detail referring to Cracow’s publishing history. The icons are based on a rhomb, a repetitive element appearing in old prints.
Each route has a color and symbol assigned. Tourist route signs are a graphic extension of the icon format.
The concept of signs is based on the idea of uncovering, discovering and closing-up the city of Cracow.