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A huge 'thank you' goes out to the Koroseal Digital + WeaveUpfor hosting such a creative and colorful event. The maker-space vibe at WeaveUp garnered oooh’s and ahhh’s from the SEGD RDU crowd. Laura Cavendar with Koroseal and Steve De Santis with WeaveUp created a pre-event design activity for the attendees. We got to play on the WeaveUp site the week before and customize a pattern with a few clicks of a button, changing the color theme, pattern repeat and scale through the user-friendly online interface. The custom samples, printed just days before the event, lined the WeaveUp tables as we entered the space. The colorful display showcased the range of creativity from our design members, WeaveUp’s variety of patterns and fast ability to customize designs, and Koroseal’s gorgeous wall coverings and high-quality printing capabilities.

Color Samples & Specs

We learned how the meta-data for each custom sample is directly printed onto the sample’s top edge, making the Koroseal Digital + WeaveUp partnership an easy, no-error process when selecting final samples with clients and the product ordering process. With just a 2-3 day turn-around for samples, designers have the ability to explore patterns and obtain a range of samples to find the perfect color and pattern match for their design project. Many of us designers emphatically nodded our heads ‘YES’ when we learned that just a quick click of a button, product specs with a thumbnail image are instantaneously created in a PDF for our custom design, to be used for bid packages, project specifications and ordering purposes.

Side Hustle Anyone?

By simply changing the color combinations and themes, or modifying the pattern repeat and even the scale, the endless combinations on the WeaveUp interface allows creativity to flourish with a fast click of a button. Our ears perked up when us designers realized we could have a good side hustle. You can create a unique design, upload it to the WeaveUpsite and if it’s selected for use on a project, royalty fees are paid to you. Two thumbs up for WeaveUp’s ingenuity and a round of applause for the smart partnership between Koroseal Digital + WeaveUp to ensure color accuracy, ultimate customization capabilities and industry-leading, digitally printed wall coverings. Fun facts of the night, Korosealmanufacturers, designs, prints and distributes their own wall covering products, a rarity in the wall covering world. In addition, Koroseal will take ANY vinyl wall covering (their brand or not) and will reclaim, recycle and reuse the content into other building products! How’s that for full-circle?

Door Prize

The evening ended with a door prize drawing for the colorful Huesteriaclutch using #huesteria!
Congrats to Jennifer for walking home with a fun new, designer accessory.

Our Evening Partners

Marc Moss, Director – Digital & Acoustical, Koroseal Interior Products
Laura Cavender - Koroseal Interior Products, Territory Sales Manager
Flint Davis - WeaveUp Founder and President
Steve, Rana and Eloisa -  the folks who are integral to WeaveUp’s success
... and of course Sophie, the office ‘pup’

Future SEGD Event Ideas?

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Koroseal Digital + WeaveUp

Wine, Cheese & Inspiration

Consider yourself an artist? This is your chance to learn how your designs can end up on Korosealproducts through WeaveUp. Join us on Thursday, March 21 for wine, cheese, and inspiration. Koroseal is proud to partner with WeaveUp to offer custom digitally printed wallcoverings. You have complete control over the scale, repeat, and colors for most of WeaveUp’s 10,000 designs. With a wide variety of Koroseal substrates to print on, the possibilities are endless.

Event Schedule

Thursday, March 21

5:30 Wine & Cheese, hosted by Koroseal Digital + WeaveUp
6:00 Koroseal + WeaveUp Event
7:00 Door Prize & SEGD RDU Announcements

Presenters & Sponsors

  • Marc Moss, Director – Digital & Acoustical, Koroseal Interior Products
  • Laura Cavender, Koroseal Interior Products, Territory Sales Manager
  • Steve De Santis, WeaveUp


  • Free for SEGD members & full-time design students
  • $5 tickets for non-members

Check back soon for registration information!


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SEGD Raleigh is committed to educating, connecting, and inspiring the Raleigh-Durham design community, one of the fastest growing in the nation.

SEGD RDU at CreativeMornings RDU

SEGD Raleigh-regulars got to check out the new Transfer Co. Food Hallwhile taking in some inspiration from Joe Kwon of The Avett Brothers, hosted by CreativeMorningsRaleigh.

Keep an eye out for SEGD RDU’s upcoming March/April event. We’re just finalizing some details before the sign-ups go live, but feel free to email uswith any questions.

Until then, keep on keepin’ on.

SEGD Raleigh is committed to educating, connecting, and inspiring the Raleigh-Durham design community, one of the fastest growing in the nation.


Check-out what our SEGDRDU attendees experience:

With the start of the year officially under our belts, we thought we would reflect upon the 2018 Events for SEGD RDU – our first full year as a chapter. At each event, we connected with a wide range of professionals over the course of the year and expanded our Raleigh-Durham design EGD community network.


  • NCMA’s “You are Here - Light, Color and Sound Experiences” private lecture and tour
  • North Carolina’s Museum of Natural Sciences backstage tour of the fabrication shop hosted by the museum’s exhibits department
  • Informal meet-up at a local AIGA event for “An Evening with Paula Scher”


  • PAM Wayfinding Platform – a Progressive Asset Management System hosted by PAM
  • Transportation Wayfinding, Planning, and Design at RDU Airport hosted by Apple Designs
  • US ADA Accessibility Requirements hosted by Nova Polymers


  • SEGD RDU One Year Anniversary Celebration at Lynnwood Grill & Brewing Concern hosted by the Identity Group

Not only did our attendees get to connect, be inspired and learn something new through education, but they also took home some enviable, curated door prizes such as:

  • Chris Calori’s “Signage and Wayfinding Design: A Complete Guide to Creating Environmental Graphic Design Systems”
  • Bryce Wilner’s Gradient Puzzle
  • Trendy Foil-Embossed Cocktail Napkins & Tovolo Ice Tray
  • Designer Grid & Note paper from Chet Miller
  • Gift card to the Durham Hotel for Libations & Bites

Come see what SEGDis all about!

We are a mix of graphic designers, architects, interior designers, digital designers, industrial designers, exhibit designers, fabricators, signage specialists, digital technology specialists, and industry end-users – the folks that seek our expertise and knowledge to enhance their environments.

Check out SEGD’s membershipsand promotional rates for first-time members, students, newly graduated design professionals, designers, studios, design educators and industry professionals.

Want to host an event or have an idea for an awe-inspiring theme, reach out to your Raleigh Co-Chairs, Emma, Allison and Elizabeth.

SEGD Raleigh is committed to educating, connecting, and inspiring the Raleigh-Durham design community, one of the fastest growing in the nation.


One of our goals for 2019 is to increase engagement with our local design students. In our niche industry, it’s truly a grassroots effort to develop Experiential Graphic Design professionals within our design specialty. We have ideas and University contacts but would love to tap into our local design community’s resources as well. Do you have a great concept for a student-focused event? Are you currently an adjunct or professor and have a need for a guest speaker or guest critic for a portfolio review? Would you or your firm be interested in purchasing a lump sum of student memberships to gift to local design students? Reach out to your chapter chairsto start the conversation!

Contact SEGD RDUwith your ideas or to get our on mailing list.

SEGD Raleigh is committed to educating, connecting, and inspiring the Raleigh-Durham design community, one of the fastest growing in the nation.


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