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Atlanta, GA Blog

 

Time:

4-7pm Volunteer Session

7-9pm Brewery Social (Red Brick)

Where:

Certified Finishes - 2333 Defoor Hills Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30318

In the design and construction industry, we find ourselves creating a lot of waste from expired or unused materials collected in our finish libraries that inevitably make their way to the landfill. 

So we asked why not repurpose, or upcycle, these materials back into our community? Once unwanted materials can have a new life as free-source materials for educators and non-profit associations, or be transformed into works of art by artists and crafters. 

IIDA Georgia (International Interior Design Association of Georgia) is hosting the 6th annual ZeroLandfill Atlanta event with Wilsonart. To date, we have helped upcycle more than 209,000 pounds of discontinued architectural and interior design samples. 

Help us beat our previous year totals by participating in the 2018 ZeroLandfill Atlanta event!

We'd like to encourage as many SEGD ATL members as possible to come out volunteer on Material Drop off day for ZERO LANDFILL 2018!  This is a great chance to give back to our community and keep tons of discarded sample chips out of our landfills! It's also the perfect opportunity to connect with other local members of IIDA (International Interior Design Association). Each volunteer hour can be self-reported as one USGBC CE hour to help you maintain your LEED GA or AP credentials.

Food will be provided during the Volunteer sessions and as a reward for your hard work, APCO Signs & SEGD ATL will be sponsoring/hosting a beer social just across the street at Red Brick Brewery from 7-9.  All SEGD volunteers are welcome to attend!

Sign Up:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/segd-atlanta-zerolandfill-volunteer-session-tickets-48374020999

SEGD ATL - MBS Tour

Thanks to all who made the Mercedes Benz Tour Event a huge success!

We were treated to the basic tour narration from the stadium staff, but were also able to have our 2 sponsors, IMG and Daktronics, along talk about their portion of the project.

Everything from the world's largest digital Halo screen, to the wayfinding and concession signage. We all had a blast touring Arthur Blank's private suite as well as the Falcons locker room!

The tour culminated in a short walk to a local watering hole for a great social gathering!

Thanks again to the sponsors, SEGD Atlanta members, students and guests for the robust turnout!  35-40 people!

 

SEGD Atlanta Chapter Event - Mercedes Benz Stadium Tour

SEGD Atlanta Chapter Event - Mercedes Benz Stadium Tour

 

 

Join us for a walking tour of the new Mercedes Benz Stadium on Friday, May 11th!

Generously sponsored by Daktronics & IMG, this tour will illuminate some of the exciting challenges involved in the experiential graphics both inside and outside Atlanta's newest Stadium! Our friends from SCAD will be along as well to discuss the Sculpture and Art Installations around the Stadium!

Tour starts at 5pm sharp, so shoot for 4:30 arrival.

Parking in Silver Deck, and meeting at Gate 2 for the Tour.

After Tour Social Event to be held at Taco Mac (Phillips Arena/CNN Center) Walking distance from the Stadium.

Click Here for tickets:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/segd-atlanta-2018-mbs-tour-tickets-45076184080

 

 

Graphic Design Discourse w/ Henry Kim

Thanks to all SEGD | ATL Members who made it out to join MODA, SCAD Atlanta, and AIGA Atlanta at SCADShow on January 25th for the poster and book signing and lecture by Henry Kim, senior global design director at the Coca-Cola Company.

 Lots on the Horizon for 2018!  New events coming soon! 

SEGD ATL Year End Mixer

An evening of bowling, celebration and connecting with colleagues and friends!

This year we are planning to celebrate a little earlier in recognition of the busy holiday season, so come on out and kick the season off with SEGD.

A special thanks to our generous event sponsor PAM: https://pamwayfinding.com/

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/segd-atl-year-end-mixer-tickets-38776905769?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

Parking is all valet ($2/car CASH ONLY)

See you there!

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