Welcome to SEGD's New York Chapter BLog

Chapter Chairs

Tristan Valencia, SenovvA
Tristan Valencia
Anthony Ferrarra, DesignConcernUS
Anthony Ferrara
Taylor Loutsis
Taylor Loutsis
Headshot of Ben Whitehouse, W&Co, New York
Ben Whitehouse
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Via Collective Job Posted June 20

SEGD Award Winning Projects

Reuters at 3 Times Square, Reuters North America, Instinet Corporation, ESI Design
Reuters at 3 Times Square
New York Public Library, Chermayeff & Geismar
New York Public Library
 Think: An Exploration Into Making The World Better, IBM, Ralph Appelbaum Associates, SYPartners, Mirada
Michael Graves Press Event, Target Stores, Design Guys
Michael Graves Press Event
Fossils Hall, American Museum of Natural History, Ralph Appelbaum Associates
Fossils Hall
Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future, Museum of the City of New York, Cooper Joseph Studio
Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future


Alchemy Studio
Alexander Design Associates, Inc.
Alexander Isley Inc.
Alexandra Tuller
Arthur King Consulting
Audrey Signs Inc
Calori & Vanden-Eynden
C&G Partners LLC
Carbone Smolan Agency
Catt Lyon Design, Inc.
Central Park Conservancy
Charles Matz Architect
Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv
Communication Design Department, FIT
Cooper Joseph Studio
Designer Sign Systems
Drak Design
emphas!s design
ESI Design
Evidence Design
Float 4
Graham Hanson Design LLC
Green Ant Advisors
Gruskin Group
H Plus Inc.
Healthful Design
HUSH Studios
Jacqz: Search and Recruitment
Lance Wyman Ltd.
Lee Alliance
Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership
Limited Brands
Luminant Design
Materials & Methods
McCann Systems LLC
Meeker & Associates, Inc.
New York Presbyterian
Nice Kern
Peter Hyde Design
Poulin + Morris
Rockwell Group
Roger Westerman Design
Russell Design
Spagnola & Associates
Terminal Design, Inc.
The National Constitution Center
The Office of Katie Osborn, Inc.
Thinkso Creative LLC
Tomasko & Associates
The Port Authority of NY & NJ
Town Sports International
Tracy Turner Design Inc.
Two Twelve
Ultimate Symbol Inc.
Unified Field
Waysigning LLC
Whirlwind Creative
Whitehouse & Company


ABC Sign Corporation
Arlon Graphics
AVS Group USA, Inc.
Big Apple Visual Group
Bitro Group
CREO Industrial Arts
Crown Sign Systems
Dale Travis Associates
Deb Romain Consulting LLC
Design Communications Ltd.
Dimensional Communications Inc.
General Glass International
ID Signsystems Inc.
L&M Signs
Manhattan Signs
NEC Display Solutions
MS Signs
Nova Polymers
Precision Signs
Show and Tell
Signs and Decal
Visual Graphic Systems (VGS)

Design Schools

Fashion Institute of Technology
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology


Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
Museum of the Moving Image


e-mail the New York Chapter
Rachel Einsidler | 212.219.6686
Anthony Ferrara | 973.580.9448
Ben Whitehouse | 212-206-1080

New York, NY Blog

Join us for an evening with Jonathan Alger, Keith Helmetag, and Amy Siegel, Partners at the New York-based multi-specialty design studio C&G Partners, for the upcoming Small Talks. Big Ideas. event. These events allow attendees to participate in engaging presentations and dialogues. Light refreshments will be served. 

Jonathan Alger, Managing Partner, C&G Partners
Keith Helmetag, Partner & Founding Principal, C&G Partners
Amy Siegel, Partner & Founding Member, C&G Partners

Thursday, April 20, 2017
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

C&G Partners 
116 East 16th Street, Floor 10 (between Park Avenue and Irving Place)
New York, NY

About the Presenters 
Jonathan Alger is the Managing Partner and a co-founder of C&G Partners. He is active in all forms of communication design, especially exhibitions, interactive environments and public spaces. He is a dedicated advocate of strategic thinking and the thoughtful use of technology. 

As one of the founders of C&G Partners, Keith Helmetag offers creative and management direction to a talented team involved in sign and wayfinding as well as exhibit and environment commissions.

Amy Siegel is a partner and founding member of C&G Partners. She is active in various forms of communication design with a specialty in environmental graphics and mapping. Amy has planned, designed, and managed signage and wayfinding projects for institutional, corporate, and public clients.

About C&G Partners 

C&G Partners is a multi-specialty creative studio, dedicated to design for culture — from cultural organizations to organizational culture. 

We believe in the untapped value of culture, the institutions that enrich it, and the smart companies that cultivate it. We build on that value to connect people, create community, and find meaning. To do this, we maintain truly deep expertise in multiple specialties, integrated under one roof. These include branding, digital installations, exhibits and environments, infographics, print, signage and wayfinding, and websites.

There are limited spots available. Please RSVP through the link below.
Looking forward to seeing you there!


We are excited to invite you to our 2016 Holiday Social. Reconnect with old friends and meet new ones as the New York Chapter celebrates the holidays with our generous sponsors OpenEye Global, Colite and Designtex.

Wednesday December 7, 2016
6:30pm to 9:30pm Open Bar sponsored by OpenEye Global
Light hors d'oeuvres will be served
Cash Bar after 9:30pm

The Black Door
Back Room (back room located at back of main bar)
127 West 26th Street, between 6th and 7th avenues

Please RSVP through the link below

Special Thanks to our Sponsors
OpenEye Global: Holiday Social Event Sponsor, Colite: SEGD New York Chapter 2016 Sponsor and Designtex: SEGD New York Chapter 2016 Supporting Sponsor

About OpenEye Global
OpenEye Global is a customer experience design agency focused on driving digital strategy in built environments, with specialties including experience​ ​design, interactive​ environments, digital wayfinding, content development, and analytics​.​

Join us for our first Museum Mix it Up at the Museum of Arts and Design!

Thursday October 13, 2016
Please meet promptly in the main lobby at 6:00pm - Late guests will not be able to participate in the event.

Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle

Please RSVP through the link below

Special Thanks
2016 Chapter Sponsor Colite
2016 Supporting Sponsor Designtex

Join us for SEGD NYC's first Meetup​ in the charming hamlet off the East River, Brooklyn. Ever heard of it?

This post work social at South Bar on Wednesday September 21st from 6:30-8:30, will be devoted to networking, reconnecting with colleagues, and possible arguments about which Borough's hand-made artisanal cheese is superior. Come for the conversation, stay for the bar's excellent selections of Beers.

Wednesday September 21

South Bar
629 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
b/t 17th St & 18th St
South Slope
Closest Subway: D, N or R to Prospect Avenue



Join us for a behind-the-scenes studio tour of the Exhibition Design department at the American Museum of Natural History. Learn about their process, meet the design team and see a preview of the work being done for the upcoming exhibition on Cuba, opening this fall. The tour will be followed by a networking reception.

Tour Leaders
David Harvey, Senior Vice President of Exhibition
Catharine Weese, Director of Exhibition Graphic Design
Elizabeth Anderson, Senior Exhibition Graphic Designer
Eleanor Kung, Exhibition Graphic Designer
Antonia Gabor, Graphics Production Manager

Please Note
The exhibition department offices are on several floors only accessible by stairs so please wear comfortable shoes.
Late guests will not be able to participate in the event.

For more information about the event and to RSVP please see link below 


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