Portland Chapter

Portland, OR Blog

6:00pm - 7:30pm, Thursday, September 24
Bridgeport, 1313 NW Marshall St, Portland, OR 97209

Join us for a planning meeting. Learn who our current members are, let us know what you liked this year and what type of events you want to see more of. If you have a new project, process or product you would like to share with the SEGD community - come tell us about it!

Summer Kick-off & SEGD National Conference, Chicago Recap 
It's summer! Join us for pizza and beer while you connect with designers and fabricators in Portland. If you attended the national conference in Chicago, come and share your insights and inspiration. If you missed it, this is a great opportunity to learn more about the conference and why you should plan on going next year.

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Pizza & beer provided by King Retail Solutions  THANK YOU!

Pacific Northwest College of Art, 511 Northwest Broadway

Join us for an evening of presentations exploring the landscape of EGD/XGD education in Oregon. Faculty and students will present multidisciplinary coursework preparing students as they emerge into professional practice of way finding, interpretation, and placemaking. Examples include self-directed and collaborative coursework ranging from research to practical application.

Design practitioners, educators, students and makers invested in the next generation of designers are invited to join the discussion to share ideas, successes, challenges and strategies for multidisciplined EGD learning.
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5:30   Social

5:55   Introduction

6:00   Self-Directed Studies – Designing Experience
Meredith James, Portland State University
Carinne Urrutia, BFA thesis, Pacific Northwest College of Art

6:30   Wayfinding Research & Practical Applications
Paul Platosh, PhD Scholar, Oregon State University
Perrin Wright, Portland Urban Architecture Research Lab, University of Oregon

7:00   Connecting People to Place
Molly McDonald, Marylhurst University
Rose Bond & Erik Hoofnagle, Animated Arts, Pacific Northwest Collage of Arts

7:30   Wrap-up/social

Tube Art Group Portland Education Sponsor
Supporting the development of the next generation of designers by providing SEGD memberships to presenting students

Meyer Architectural Signs & Graphics 2015 Portland Chapter Sponsor
Supporting all 2015 events

TILT - Handcrafted Food & Drink, Built For The American Workforce
1355 Northwest Everett Street

Join us for a social to connect with like minded designers and fabricators. Connect with others working in the field of Experiential Graphic Design.

Not sure what EGD is? Stop by and strike up a conversation to learn more.
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Portland Center Stage
128 Northwest 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

Join us for a round table discussion with artisan Peter Andrusko about the collaborative relationship between designer and artisan.

A designer's vision must be realized by the hands that build it. The designer /artisan relationship can be one of collaboration, mutual respect and inspiration. Peter Andrusko along with with designers Debbie Shaw and Karen Ryan will share case studies demonstrating the power of craft and design collaboration.

Case Studies -
Gerding Theatre at the Armory
Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
The Confluence Project

Peter is the principal artisan at Andrusko Group with over 20 years of experience in stone, glass, wood and metal work. His work can be found at noted projects throughout the Portland area and the US. 

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