Look no further than Paris' Promenade plantée, which was completed in 1993, to see where the trend of converting obsolete railways into beautiful urban green spaces originated. The real urban renewal linear park boom, however, happened in this century.
At the 2017 SEGD Wayfinding event, Clifford Selbert, FSEGD, will share his expertise on how he’s seen XGD evolve over his distinguished career and what’s in store for the future. Here, Cliff provides a little insight into his journey, his inspirations and his session, WTF > Wayfinding the Future.
In homage to Walter Herdeg's Archigraphia, Richard Poulin, FSEGD, has written Archigraphia Redux—a new international survey of architectural, environmental and experiential graphic design in the 21st century. Here, Richard discusses what the original book meant to him, what he hopes to accomplish with Archigraphia Redux and how he’ll tie it all together in his 2017 SEGD Wayfinding keynote presentation.
We live in a technologically driven society. Much of the value created in business today is underpinned by advances in technology: The economy is driven by increases in productivity and those productivity gains are driven by advances in technology. Unless you live in a cave, it is hard to escape the effects of technological advancement.
This informal design blog began as I departed for a year-long around-the-world trip in October 2016. My goal is to return to San Francisco in October 2017 inspired with fresh perspectives and energized to restart my design career. In design, anything is possible!
DON’T CALL IT A COME BACK, WE’VE BEEN HERE FOR YEARS.
By, Tucker Trotter, President and CEO of Dimensional Innovations
Experiential design is nothing new. In fact, the art of combining interactive storytelling with environmental design to engage an audience has been done exceptionally well by several brands and organizations. So why all the recent buzz? Why are advertising agencies and consulting firms suddenly throwing it around as the latest trend?
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 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
Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University have combined as of July 1, 2017, to form the new Jefferson, a comprehensive national university focused on the professional education. The M.S. in Surface Imaging program remains as active and significant as before and now is a part of Thomas Jefferson University.
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Watch the construction of the Zaha Hadid-designed Beijing Airport, expected to be the world’s largest, and think about how much you don’t want to be late for a flight in there.
Artist Camille Walala has used her signature colorful style to create a maze inside a southeast London gallery, imagined as a playground where visitors can "unleash their inner child."