Who knew code signage could be so fun? We had a blast sampling wine and cheese and learning the ins and outs of code signage, thanks to NovaPolymers. Thank you to our gracious hosts PerkinsEastman--we loved seeing their beautiful space!
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ADA Education Wine & Cheese w/ Novapolymers
Learn more about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signage codes, requirements, affected sign types and the photopolymer process through an engaging presentation from Novapolymers. After the presentation, you will have the opportunity to discuss case studies of design challenges and solutions with your favorite friends from SEGD over wine and cheese.
Thursday, March 28th at 6:00pm
1 Thomas Cir NW #200, Washington, DC 20005
Nova Polymers is the largest manufacturer and distributor of photopolymer sign products in the United States, Canada, Europe, The Middle East and Australia. We developed the world’s first CLEAR photopolymer sign material. We manufacture materials that meet or exceed all domestic and international standards for accessibility, including the 2010 ADA Standard. Today, Nova Polymers continues to work with the Architectural Signage and Design community to expand our high quality and progressive product line in ways that will add creativity and flexibility while maintaining & exceeding ADA compliance guidelines. Their goal is to educate the design community so that there is demand created for the products fabricators manufacture. Our continuing education series are AIA approved, educating the architectural design community so that demand is created for the photopolymer products our signage fabricator customers manufacture with NovAcryl and Nova Polymers equipment.
Thank you to our annual sponsor, PhotoWorksGroup.
Please join us for a holiday extravaganza! We will be touring Alibaba's offices with our 2018 Chapter Sponsor, PhotoWorksGroup, and toasting a great year at Cuba Libre afterwards.
Meet at Alibaba's DC Offices and celebrate afterwards at Cuba Libre (801 9th St NW) for Happy Hour
Detailed info to be emailed to guests
PhotoWorksGroup is a turnkey EGD fabrication studio with over 30 years of experience. Working closely with designers and architectural firms, our corporate interior clients include industry pioneers like Nestle, The Washington Post, Alibaba, EY & Pearson, amongst others.
Alibaba & Gensler provided PWG the opportunity to deliver on several specialized fabrication methods to meet their vision for the new DC office. The visual impact of graphic elements within Alibaba’s space is evident from the first step into the office. Visitors are greeted by visual motifs such as a column wrapped, hand-crafted Alibaba logo, silk screened company history, and a lenticular type graphic celebrating Alibaba’s initial public offering, the biggest in history. Throughout the office, the quality and attention to detail are instrumental in conveying Alibaba’s professional values and character.
PWG’s development of capabilities as a single source graphics provider are designed to inspire new opportunities for expression and impact for all designer’s crafting experiences in the built environment. Working hand in hand with our clients, we collectively seek to set the cadence for tomorrow’s innovations in visual communication.
Thank you to our annual sponsor, PhotoWorksGroup!
The SEGD DCA Chapter invites all E&E attendees and local members to join us for a celebration! Celebrate with us at 3M's Innovation Center with drinks and snacks.
Please register here in advance as names are required for security.
Address: 1425 K Street Northwest, Suite 300 | Washington, DC 20005
Accessible by McPherson Square Metro Station (blue, orange silver line).
Science and technology can make the world a safer and faster place. When collaboration results in meaningful innovation, solving real problems, it becomes amazing and awe-inspiring. That is why 3M opened its latest Innovation Center in Washington, D.C. It is a space where people can discover and experience new ways of thinking and learning, observing, and doing work that impact people and reach mutual goals. The Center serves as a hub for 3M to introduce business and government decision and policy makers to its innovative solutions for markets ranging from energy and healthcare, to manufacturing, transportation, defense, and safety.
Blagden Alley is a hidden gem located between Washington, DC’s Logan Circle and Mt. Vernon neighborhoods. Inside these tucked-away streets, you will find many popular restaurants and shops such as Calico, Tiger Fork, Columbia Room, Buttercream and more! Since 2011, the multi-disciplinary design firm, Streetsense, has been involved in turning this under-utilized area into the popular DC destination. This event will begin at the Streetsense office (also located in Blagden Alley) by lead designers, Megan Capo and John DeNapoli, who will be sharing insight into the integral role that place making, interior design and environmental graphics played in creating this urban hotspot. Following the presentation, we will step outside to view a few of these places in person and ultimately landing at Calico for some refreshments.
Not familiar with Blagden Alley or Streetsense? Find out more here!
The event is $5, sign up on eventbrite
Timeline of event:
Meet at streetsense office for presentation and Q&A
Tour of Restaurants
Refreshments at Calico
120 Blagden Alley, #300
Washington, DC 20001
Thank you to our sponsor PhotoWorksGroup