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Symbol Services

We can work with you to create accessible symbol materials

Copyright  |   Individual Symbol Design  |   Symbol Materials  |   Surveys  |   Printing and Manufacturing  |   Signage  |  Licensing


Copyright
Copyright
  • open and close If you have created your own materials using Widgit
    Symbols and would like to share or sell them.

    Widgit supports individuals and organisations in the use of Widgit Symbols, but their usage is protected under copyright.

    • Where the user already has a licence for the symbols, and the files can only be accessed through licensed copies of software, there is no additional charge for the use of symbols (e.g. a file for InPrint, SymWriter).
    • Where the symbols are provided in a different form, either printed, electronically, including on a website, additional copyright documentation and/or licensing fees may apply. 

    For advice, and permission on the use of symbols, please read our copyright and publishing guidance.

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Individual Symbol Design
Individual Symbol Design
  • open and closeCreate your own accessible materials with individual
    symbols supplied by Widgit.

    Whether it's for signage, leaflets or simply to have printed on your staff uniforms, our design team will work with you to make bespoke symbols, in a range of different formats, to suit your needs.

    Symbol design package includes:

    • Delivery in any format including eps, jpg, png
    • Up to 100 symbols
    • £30 per symbol
    • New symbol design
    • Free use within the purchasing organisation
    • Includes licensing for small scale distribution only
    • Licensing for more than 500 copies please contact for bespoke pricing

    Average price £200

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    Example Projects:

    Funka

    Cruyff Foundation

    The Playpark



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Accessible Symbol Materials
  • open and closeYour materials adapted to include symbols in a style that suits your clients.

    We will create accessible symbol information, tailored to your needs from your original text. Materials will be designed to follow your brand guidelines and be print or web ready.

    Symbolised materials package includes:

    • Simplifying the original text from your materials
    • Symbol information presented in a style to suit your needs
    • Full artwork & design following your brand guidelines
    • Supplying electronic files e.g. pdf
    • Includes licensing for distribution

    Average price £2500

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    Example Projects:

    English National Ballet

    Scouts

    Shakespeare Birthplace Trust



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Symbol Surveys
  • open and closeEngage and communicate clearly with clients, with symbol versions of your materials.

    We can help your organisation to engage with clients, assess and meet their individual needs. We can add Widgit Symbols to your existing questionnaires, service documents and forms.

    We can work with you to adapt survey answers to get more accurate responses. Materials will be designed to follow your brand guidelines and be print or web ready.

    Symbolised materials package includes:

    • We can simplify your text content, developing symbolised answer types for your service users.
    • Symbolisation in a style to suit your resources
    • Full artwork & design
    • Supplying electronic files e.g. pdf, web ready graphics jpg, png

    Average price £1500

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    Example Projects:

    NHS Manchester university trust

    Amman Care

    Transport For London



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Printing and Manufacturing
  • open and closeHigh quality symbol cards, fans, key rings, leaflets, fully designed and manufactured.

    We can work jointly with organisations and service providers, translating information into symbols and Easy Read text. We can also develop a range of accessible communication and learning materials.

    These will be fully designed and follow your branding guidelines. We will source and manage the whole printing process for you. We have long established relationships with professional printers, or we can also work with your preferred print company.

    Symbolised materials package includes:

    • Simplifying text
    • Symbolisation in a style to suit your resource
    • Full artwork & design following brand guidelines
    • Production of printed materials e.g. fans, communication boards, flyers, keyrings, z-fold cards, folders
    • Distribution to multiple locations

    Average price £3,000 - £10,000

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    Example Projects:

    cypcs

    British Red Cross

    Childrens Commissioner



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Signage
  • open and closeWayfinding and information signs supported by Widgit Symbols, artwork and manufacturing options available.

    Our team will work with you to make bespoke symbol signage, on a range of different materials, to meet your organisation's needs. These will be fully designed and follow your branding guidelines.

    We can supply artwork to your print company, or can source and manage the whole printing and manufacture for you.

    Symbolised materials package includes:

    • Symbol design and symbol art working for signage
    • Licensing per graphic
    • £20 per existing symbol
    • £30 for new symbol design
    • Production of printed signs on a variety of materials
    • Distribution to multiple locations

    Average price £900

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    Example Projects:

    Ellesmere College

    Brooke School

    The Playpark



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Symbol Licensing
  • open and closeWe license our symbols to other companies for use in their commercial products, software, apps and devices.

    Widgit has developed a very large and widely recognised symbol set which is used all over the world. These can be integrated into your product in a range of formats.

    We licence our symbols into commercial products, publications, websites and across Local Authorities.

    Example Products using Widgit Symbols:

    Smartbox

    Brooke School

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