GDS Inc. has been providing wayfinding signage, planning services and environmental graphic design concepts since 1996. While GDS has deep expertise and experience in the hospital/healthcare environment, we have also designed creative signage solutions for schools, universities, and corporate facilities.
The birthplace of GDS. Our 3,000 square foot New England location boasts both a state of the art production shop and full service administrative front office. Our seasoned team of professionals excels in developing conceptual signage designs and making them a reality. With over 50 years of combined experience it is easy to see why our presence in the Northeast grows stronger each and every year. ( 33 S. Commercial Street Suite 105 Manchester, NH, 03101 )
After establishing ourselves, we ventured into the expansion and began to offer our comprehensive services within the tri-state area. Shortly after doing so we opened a project management, graphic design and installation office to properly accommodate our clients' daily requests. Located just outside of Manhattan and moments away from the five boroughs resides our 2,000 square foot New York based shop. ( 9-20 35th Ave Suite 3E Astoria, NY 11106 )
GDS offers complete and comprehensive graphic design services. Our creative team will work directly with you to come up with visual concepts for all your signage, providing detailed drawings for your approval. We have over 15 years of experience working with clients on a myriad of design ideas, ranging from basic to highly custom, high-end signage. Most importantly, though, we design your signage to not only be aesthetically pleasing and creative, but to be fully functional and cost-effective.
Are you experiencing problems with your visitors and patients losing their way, and constantly asking your staff for directions? Let GDS perform a comprehensive wayfinding analysis, and recommend solutions that will improve the overall experience of your patients and visitors. Embracing new technologies, GDS will develop a wayfinding approach that will incorporate not only static signage, but smartphones, digital signage/kiosks, and the Web as well. A total "Closed-Loop" system.
One of the key ingredients to our success in the architectural signage marketplace is that we develop tight relationships with our clients by providing turn-key project management. Your GDS Project Manager will be responsible for seeing your signage program through from conception to completion including wayfinding consulting, graphic design, code compliance review, project cost estimating, fabrication updates, installation planning, and on-going customer service.
We offer a full range of interior signage for any and all facilities. The hallmark of the GDS sign system is its "changeability". Our system utilizes computer-generated inserts, allowing changes to signs to be made in minutes instead of days.
GDS provides exterior signage for corporate identification and Wayfinding, ranging from simple banners, to post and panel signs, monument signs, wood/carved signs, internally illuminated channel letters, pylon and monument signs.
Let GDS help make your facility ADA, NFPA and all other code compliant. We know exactly what is needed to ensure your restroom, stairwell, fire evacuation maps or any other code-required signage passes any inspection.
In 2013 we started a company to develop the leading Interactive Wayfinding & Customer Engagement Solutions for the Healthcare market in the US. Connexient integrates compelling features to deliver valued services.
GDS implements environmentally friendly practices within our all of our offices, preventing waste and encouraging recycling of office supplies and materials. We source SFI Certified copy paper that uses sustainable forest management in the production process. We recycle used paper, cardboard, and ink cartridges and bring our residual UV ink to a Hazmat facility for safe disposal.
GDS NH is located along the Merrimack River in the historic Manchester Millyard. By re-purposing the space, the interior has been retrofitted to accommodate modern technology while maintaining its historical properties on the exterior. We coordinate combined delivery and installations to reduce our emissions, ensuring that our environmental consciousness sees a project through to completion.
To extend our efforts to reduce our ecological footprint, GDS sources out to local manufacturers and suppliers that practice our same values. Our vendors assign single delivery days to our locations to reduce their carbon emissions and carry out the same recycling efforts as GDS. We are continuously researching green materials as well as low energy production processes.
Connexient™ is dedicated to creating innovative Indoor Mapping, Digital Wayfinding and Indoor Location-based Services Solutions for Healthcare and other Enterprise verticals to improve the patient and visitor experience, increase staff and operational productivity and reduce costs.
Our MediNav™ Patient Experience application helps Hospitals and Healthcare Networks to improve services and support an ongoing relationship with their patients. We are now developing industry-specific versions for Education (Universities, Colleges and other institutions) and Corporate Headquarters and Campuses, as well as an API and SDK that will allow any organization to integrate Connexient’s robust mapping services and platform into existing applications and IT infrastructure.
Connexient™ is completely dedicated to providing Enterprise-grade Indoor Mapping services and support on an ongoing basis so that you can focus on your technology and services to visitors and staff.
Connexient™ provides an interlocking set of tools and services to make the maintenance of indoor maps, wayfinding and location-based content Enteprise quality without draining your internal resources.
To minimize your maintenance requirements and maximize utility for your visitors and staff, our applications must work together with other software, information and services already in place - such as your Web site CMS.
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Generally, an office professional spends more time at their job than at home. Since the hours are long and sometimes dreadful, there are several creative additions than can stimulate overall morale and impression. Our graphics and signage solutions can foster an improved work atmosphere. Whether it’s a large corporation or small agency, we have a […]
When it comes to providing our clients with the utmost services and products, our team uses only the highest quality materials, fonts, colors, inks, and most importantly, machinery! GDS is the home to a CNC Routing Machine, called the Multicam 3000. This machine is one of the best in the industry. The CNC Routing Machine, […]
From entering the building’s parking lot, to finding your way from the conference room to the nearest restroom, static signage is highly necessary in any corporate facility. A well thought-out wayfinding system will improve important factors like safety procedures, brand recognition, and the everyday experience of those walking the building. Here are 5 reasons why […]
The Real Estate industry demands a high volume of signage, as it is vital for property managers, mortgage brokers, other field personnel. Our team is fully aware of the importance behind professional and appealing visual communications products and we can easily accommodate these clients. A lot of information needs to be conveyed, and GDS knows […]
Generally spotted on city-based campuses and on busy streets, Pole banners are typically used by educational institutions such as on college and university campuses. The elegant advertising solution is a great, durable option as it is extremely visible to a large audience. At GDS Architectural Signage Solutions, we offer a great selection of sizes, colors, […]
GDS Architectural Signage Solutions will be exhibiting at Sign World International from December 1-3rd, 2016 in Atlantic City, NJ. If you are attending the show, please stop at our booth and learn about our many different services and products we can offer you! In the meantime, we’d like to enlighten you with even more information […]
In ensuring good health and safety practices in the workplace, it is important to communicate information by properly displaying it. Those concerned must understand the risks and the proper measures need to be taken in order to deal with potential hazards. That being said, proper signage in a workplace in vital, as it stands as […]
Enrich Your Business with Signage by GDS In order to run a successful business bringing in customers and driving sales, it demands you to utilize proper tools in order to get noticed. Top retailers are aware there’s no better method of getting noticed and steering more business than with signs. Having excellent signage can drive […]
When providing people with a friendly and accessible way of understanding their environment, it’s important to be able to tell a story. A number of existing wayfinding projects are based on circulating information instead of truly conversing with viewers. How Wayfinding Can Tell a Story When it comes to the design process, GDS’s approach focuses […]
As a prospective renter approaches an apartment complex, one of the first things they’ll notice are the apartment signs. Apartment signs serve as a visual communications method for possible and existing renters. It’s vital that the signs are continually updated since they have to give off a lasting first impression, while remaining professional-looking and placed […]
We must begin with an understanding of how and why temporary signs are necessary for businesses, residents, and nearby facilities before discussing the proper measures in regulating signs. Signs are mandatory to provide effective wayfinding in our communities. This is clearly seen, as signage is everywhere, conflict arises when discussing extreme signage or preventing signs […]
We are seeking an individual for our Manchester, NH location to assist our Project Management team with day to day correspondence and administrative tasks.
Our Long Island City, NY location is seeking a Project Assistant to aid our Project Management team with all aspects of our interior, exterior and digital sign projects.
Seeking a creative individual to work at our Long Island City, NY office within our design and planning team to develop graphics, renderings and full shop drawings.