Oriam is the performance base for the Scottish FA, Scottish Rugby Union and the sportscotland institute of sport.
We were asked to create environmental graphics that would transform the nation’s sports performance centre, highlight its incredible facilities, and engage the wide variety of local and international visitors welcomed by Oriam and Heriot-Watt.
From exterior signage and entrance flags to inspirational messaging and wayfinding, we developed a theme that would carry throughout the facility.
However, the link corridor between the high performance facilities and public areas required a slightly different approach to everywhere else.
This large blank canvas needed artwork that would really resonate with visitors and staff. The result was Believe. Train. Achieve – a bold message created with sign painting techniques that transformed the entire space.
Along the opposite golden wall, bricks had been removed to represent the notes of Scotland’s national anthem, Flower of Scotland. Instead of being an obstacle, we worked with this unusual feature to define the graphics and inform corridor users.