Lorenc recently took his position in the canon of SEGD Fellows at the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami, beside experiential graphic design trailblazers, including Massimo Vignelli, Lance Wyman, Wayne Hunt, Robert Venturi, Sue Gould, David Gibson, Donald Meeker and Michael Reed, among others.
On July 14, Digital Kitchen CEO Anthony Vitagliano will join digital experts from Gensler and Leviathan for the 2017 SEGD Xplorer event in Chicago. We had a chance to speak with Anthony about his career, his inspiration and his session, “Design for Belonging.” Here’s what he had to say.
The 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami was a great event. It was well attended. And lots of fun, too! I'd like to extend a thank you to all who attended, sponsored, spoke and participated. There were so many highlights and moments captured of people enjoying themselves, that we decided to create a photo gallery on the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miamipage. Enjoy!
Progress on the 2015-18 SEGD Strategic Plan
I was the 1996 jury chairperson for the SEGD Global Design Awards and participated again this year as a 2017 jury member offering a personal perspective that places today’s work in historic context.
By now you’ve probably seen those silver, black and blue monoliths on the streets of Manhattan. Looking like giant cell phones, they’re part of LinkNYC,the communication network CityBridge has installed in New York City as a replacement for 7,500 pay phones. These 10,000 electronic slabs are also something else: an early and somewhat faltering step on the road to the Smart City, dressed up now as a new class of street fixture.
People are craving experiences with greater value—experiences that offer a wider range of personal benefits and takeaways than were previously available when the purpose of many public places was more narrowly defined. In this blog, Lee H. Skolnick discusses what the emergence of “edutainment” venues means for exhibit design
MARS kicked off its premiere at the Beverly Hilton with a photo booth, cosmic cocktails, book signings and awe-inspiring graphics. National Geographic partnered with JOWY Productions to plan the event, and the bluemedia team was brought in to deliver launch party graphics to set the visual scene. The highly anticipated, out-of-this-world launch offered a unique opportunity for bluemedia – from the elegant Beverly Hills venue to brilliant National Geographic content.
Jessica Schrader has been promoted to Senior Project Manager at C&VE (New York). Since joining C&VE in 2013 Jessica has headed projects for SUNY’s College of Optometry in Manhattan, SUNY’s Life Sciences Building in Fredonia, Planned Parenthood of New York, The Riverside Church and Amtrak nation-wide, among others.
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Imagine if New York’s subway map had only three colors.
“They either communicate well on the different levels intended or they can be visual gibberish.”