What were our 2014 SEGD Global Design Awards jurors looking for as they evaluated the more than 420 entries submitted this year? What did they find, and what advice do they have for future design award entrants? The 2014 winners will be notified soon and honored during the 2014 SEGD Conference June 5-7 in Atlanta. In the meantime, here are a few words from our jurors.
2011 SEGD Fellow
Educated as a Landscape Architect at the Rhode Island School of Design and expanding his talents to encompass graphic design, product design, and environmental communications, Clifford Selbert has successfully developed a multidisciplinary approach to design and strategic marketing-based design process, branding him a reputation for design excellence.
Clifford Selbert's conceptual intuitiveness to design solutions and strategic approach to brand equity development is illustrated by such projects as the identity, master plan, environmental graphics and gateway for Los Angeles World Airports(LAX); master plan, signage and wayfinding, and gateways for Dubai Festival City; identity, master plan and environmental communications for Canal City Hakata; and environmental communications for the Fourth Street Live! retail and entertainment destination in Downtown Louisville, KY; as well as numerous retail, education, and mixed use projects around the world.
Clifford Selbert is a former board member and current member of the Society for Environmental Graphic Design. He is a respected lecturer and speaker having appeared before audiences at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Boston Design Center and Boston Architectural Center, a host to numerous student tours from the New England School of Art & Design, SUNY Purchase and Carnegie Mellon, and has served as a judge for design competitions at the SEGD, Communication Arts, and the Connecticut Art Directors Club. Clifford Selbert has been honored with the “Business of Design Award” from the Rhode Island School of Design.