Pizza and hotdogs and public art? Chicago’s got ‘em. Da’ Bears and Wrigley Field? Yep. The Magnificent Mile and world-class museums? Check and check. With its rich art, architecture, and design heritage, cultural attractions, and stellar park system, Chicago is the original Experiential City. Here are 15 (of many) reasons to get your experience on in the Windy City!
Showing the Way at SEGD's 2015 Wayfinding Workshop
Wayfinding is not just about getting from here to there. It's about experiencing all the great things in between, and creating a memorable sense of place in the process. Whether it's for a city, a campus, or a healthcare facility, wayfinding can provide an excellent opportunity to tell stories and shape place. Mark Sandersand Billy Chenof Studio SC (Seattle) and Julie Vogel(Kate Keating Associates) will show you how April 23 at the SEGD Wayfinding Workshopin San Francisco. Register now; there are just a few seats left!
I have a confession to make: I'm a closeted dessert eater. When I'm out, I often cave to peer pressure, and say, "Oh, I'm too full for dessert." But when I'm alone or with my trusted inner-circle of dessert-eating friends... it's totally on!
Photo by: Anjuli Pinto, zagat.com
Zagat's Sara Freeman just covered the 10 Hottest New Restaurantsin Chicago. From old-school Italian to groundbreaking new concept restaurants- these are the trendiest eateries in the windy city. Use this list to plot your culinary courses during your 2015 SEGD Conference ExperienceJune 4-6. Yum!
In October 2010, SEGD proudly introduced a universal set of healthcare symbols, developed in collaboration with Hablamos Juntos (Spanish for “let’s talk together”). It is obvious that it was an enormously complex project and quite an achievement, for which we want to compliment all the many people involved. Also, it is obviously too late for us to “talk together,” about it, so let's review the results.
Dimensional Innovations (Overland Park, Kansas) partnered with the Charlotte Hornets on the team's locker room and lounge renovation.
Friends and colleagues of former SEGD Board member Moira Gemmill, a London arts and design visionary who led design at the Victoria and Albert Museum, remember her as a role model and the ultimate design client. Gemmill died April 9 in a cycling accident. She was 55.
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Narita Airport Terminal 3 just implemented a unique solution to wayfinding in an airport. See what you think?
LinkedIn has agreed to purchase online training videos provider Lynda.com for $1.5 billion. It's the largest LinkedIn acquisition ever.