Boston Feature Articles

Stacks and Bike Racks—Austin Central Library Wayfinding
10 years, 10 Laudable Library-Located EGD Projects
08/07/2019

Read Time: 4 minutes

We searched our archives, kept track of recent library developments and consulted experts—keep reading for a list of laudable library-located experiential graphic design projects spanning from 2009 to 2019, with one representing each of the past 10 years.

Compliant and Consistent—BIA.studios Creates Tools for MTA (image: people at train station)
Compliant and Consistent—BIA.studio Creates Tools for MBTA
03/18/2019

Read Time: 7 minutes

From an existing signage audit to developing manuals, guidelines and custom software, BIA.studio (Boston) designed a completely new wayfinding program for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s vast system.

Photo: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas by Populous
More than Sports—10 Standout Stadiums
02/26/2019

Read Time: 4.5 minutes

We asked a range of sports and entertainment experiential graphic design experts within the SEGD community for their picks of the best stadium experiences across the globe.

Positively Presidential—Exhibitions that Honor Our Highest Office
Positively Presidential—Exhibitions that Honor Our Highest Office
02/06/2019

Read Time: 4.5 minutes

President's Day is around the corner—what better way to celebrate the United States' highest office than to virtually visit several of the 14 presidential libraries, museums or centers that span from Herbert Hoover to Barack Obama?

5 Years, 4 Categories, 20 Projects-Branded Environments that Wow
5 Years, 4 Categories, 20 Projects-Branded Environments that Wow
02/06/2018

We asked a range of branded environment design experts within the SEGD community for their picks of the most inspired branded environment designs in four categories: retail/hospitality, workplace/corporate, event/temporary and sports/fitness spanning from 2013 to 2018.

What you missed at 2017 SEGD Wayfinding
What You Missed at the Wayfinding Event of the Year
08/30/2017

What an amazing Wayfinding event we had last week in Boston. Featuring sold-out tours, an all-star line-up of presenters and numerous opportunities for wayfinding professionals from around the world to connect with each other, this was the largest Wayfinding event in SEGD history! If you were there, you know how great it was. But if you couldn't make it, here's what you missed out on.

30 Urban Linear Parks Projects Since 2000
30 Urban Linear Parks Projects Since 2000
07/26/2017

Look no further than Paris' Promenade plantée, which was completed in 1993, to see where the trend of converting obsolete railways into beautiful urban green spaces originated. The real urban renewal linear park boom, however, happened in this century.

Sam Pease's Sketchbook
Samuel Pease's Sketchbook
12/05/2016

A lot of designers learn to sketch projects before creating them digitally, and my parents always said that I spent more time with a crayon in my hand than anything else.

Ellwood Thompson signage, by Acorn Sign Graphics
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle for EGD
12/24/2013

Green All Over Again

EGD firms are finding new and innovative ways to reduce, re-use, and recycle.

WGBH Headquarters
12/08/2013

From the Outside In

A refined EGD program communicates WGBH’s mission as an “idea factory.”

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