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DesignX at DSE 3/15/16
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This two-day event also includes entry to the Digital Signage Expo March 16, and the Sixteen:Nine / SEGD Social March 15. Don't miss DesignX!

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Seattle Children's Hospital art and wayfinding program (Studio SC)
Art and Healing in Healthcare Environments [Part 1 in a series]

Thanks to the growing use of evidence-based design in healthcare environments, elements such as natural light, views to nature and clear wayfinding are becoming the norm in hospitals and wellness centers. Art also has an important role to play in healthcare spaces—and in a three-part series, we explore its power in supporting wayfinding, creating a sense of place and easing stress for patients, families and staff. Read the first in our series, Integrating Art and Wayfinding.

Refik Anadol at DesignX at DSE 2016
Refik Anadol is Changing Public Spaces with His Poetic Digital Installations. He’ll Show You How at DesignX March 15!

You don’t have to understand what parametric data is to experience the poetic, dynamic beauty of Refik Anadol’s work. The Istanbul-born, LA-based media artist combines real-time data and live audio/visual elements to create site-specific, immersive media experiences that challenge our perception of space and question the distinction between physical and digital.

Enter The 2016 SEGD Global Design Awards!
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the 2016 SEGD Global Design Awards [In One Place!]

So you're a Designer, Fabricator, Client or Student from anywhere in the world, and you've got an amazing project you or your team completed between 1/1/2013 and 12/31/2015 in one of the following categories: Exhibitions, Placemaking and Identity, Public Installations, Strategy/Research/Planning, Wayfinding, Interactive Experiences, and Digital Experience Content. And you want to enter (and win!) an SEGD Global Design Award.

Clearview on U.S. highway signs
States, Highway Officials Push Back on Clearview Turnaround

The Federal Highway Administration’s turnaround on the use of Clearview—the typeface designed to improve highway sign legibility, especially for aging drivers—has state highway officials, Clearview designers and researchers frustrated and wondering how to push back the clock.

SEGD Standard Form of Agreement 2016
Watch Your Language: SEGD Standard Form of Agreement

SEGD’s Standard Form of Agreement has been revised and revamped, with important new language around Intellectual Property and other timely topics. It also includes an extensive new appendix to help you develop contracts. Revised by its original author, Virginia Gehshan, FSEGD, Cloud Gehshan Associates, it includes clear, straightforward, standardized language that works for a wide range of design practices. It’s highly useful, and FREE to SEGD members.

John Lutz, SEGD President
Hello from New SEGD President John Lutz

I’m looking forward to continuing with the vision and initiatives that were put in place by Jill Ayers, our incredibly talented past president, including growing our organization to an all-time high of 1,795 members in 2015 and growing our student membership by 22%!

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A Time to Be Social
Tue, 02/23/2016 - 17:30
An Evening with Despina Macris
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The international symbol for accessibility is again the center of a political debate, with some states insisting on the more active version.

To celebrate its 50th, Gensler created a list of favorite things to do in 50 communities. 

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Darren David - Thinking Beyond
Stacey Martens: The Collaborative Process
2015 Xlab - Joe Karadin - Transforming Retail
Joe Karadin - Transforming Retail
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