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SEGD NY Chapter: 2015 Holiday Social

We are excited to invite you to our 2015 Holiday Social. Reconnect with old friends and meet new ones as the New York Chapter celebrates the holidays with our generous sponsors OpenEye Global and Designtex.

Thursday December 17, 2015
6:00pm to 9:00pm Open Bar sponsored by OpenEye Global
Cash Bar after 9:00pm

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

Special Thanks to our Sponsors
OpenEye Global
Holiday Social Event Sponsor

SEGD New York Chapter 2015 Sponsor



Tuesday August 25, 2015.  6:30pm-8:30pm

New York members were treated to a guided tour at Madame Tussauds Wax Musuem in Times Square on August 25, 2015. The tour was led by Bryan Meszaros from OpenEye Global and Eric Fluet from Madame Tussauds, who discussed the new digital experiences recently implemented by OpenEye Global. Following the tour guests were able to explore the museum on their own and also gather at a networking reception overlooking the 42nd Street theater district.

SEGD NY Presents

Please join the us for our upcoming SEGD NY Presents: A Lecture, Book Signing & Reception with Chris Calori and David Vanden-Eynden to celebrate the second edition of their book Signage and Wayfinding Design. This event is presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2015.

Tuesday October 6, 2015
6:00pm Check In
6:30pm to 8:00pm Lecture
8:00pm to 9:00pm Book Signing and Networking Reception

Opera America / National Opera Center
Marc A. Scorca Hall
330 Seventh Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001

There are limited spots available. Please RSVP through the link below:

About Chris Calori and David Vanden-Eynden
Chris Calori and David Vanden-Eynden are principals of Calori & Vanden-Eynden/Design Consultants, an award-winning, internationally recognized design office devoted to making people's lives better with thoughtful, visually-compelling signage and wayfinding programs. Both Chris and David are Fellows of the SEGD and are members of the AIGA. Chris is a Professional Affiliate of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter; David is a former board member of the SEGD and the AIGA New York Chapter.

Committed design thinkers and educators, Chris and David have taught and lectured on design at professional conferences and at notable universities, including Yale, the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, California State University at Long Beach, and New York City's Fashion Institute of Technology.

Special Thanks
SEGD New York Chapter 2015 Sponsor

Presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2015.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The New York Chapter held its first 20x20 presentations (20 slides, 20 seconds to talk about each slide) on July 16, 2015 at Designtex's office. Six New York members: David Siegel, Nastya Lobova, Madeleine Avino, Mies Hora, Kevin Braine and Ben Whitehouse all delivered fast paced presentations on the topic, "What I Like and Why I Like It: XGD Projects."

We would like to thank David Siegel, Taylor Field and members of Designtex's staff for hosting and help organize the event and a special thanks to all the members who participated in the presentations.


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