Education SEGD Global Design Awards

Get Back to What Matters
06/07/2015

Get Back to What Matters was an outcome of Cassie Hester’s thesis research for her MFA in Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Oxford Brookes University Wayfinding
06/07/2015

Holmes Wood created a new wayfinding scheme for Oxford Brookes University that complements its new architecture and a modernized attitude toward teaching.

Platform Summit 2014
06/06/2015

A Pentagram team led by Eddie Opara was tasked with creating event graphics, wayfinding, and a digital experience for Platform Summit 2014, a conference of the non-profit organization promoting minority participation in technology and entrepreneurship.

MIT Media Lab Members Event
06/05/2015

The MIT Media Lab is an interdisciplinary research laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology devoted to projects at the convergence of technology, multimedia, sciences, art, and desig

Cornell University Stocking Hall
06/04/2015

What do you do with a blank wall in a dairy plant? You cover it in cow spots, of course. And hide a few cow faces in among the spots!

Centro Roberto Garza Sada, UDEM Signage and Environmental Graphics
06/02/2015

For the Tadao-Ando-designed Centro Roberto Garza Sada arts school at the Universidad de Monterrey, Pentagram’s Abbott Miller designed signage, wayfinding, and environmental graphics that complement the raw physicality of the building with clean, crisp shapes and sleek, smooth surfaces.

Yale School of Management
06/07/2014

Opened in January 2014, the 242,000-square-foot, Norman Foster + Partners-designed, Edward P. Evans Hall is the new home of the Yale School of Management.

Tongji University Signage
06/07/2014

The Tongji University metalworking studio focuses on training students to develop practical skills and innovative thinking. The teaching philosophy is "knowledge, ability and personality."

New York Public Library, Chermayeff & Geismar
11/11/2013

New York Public Library Jill Kupin Rose Gallery

Flight of the Creative Spirit: Robert Crawford, State of Alaska Public Arts Program, Koryn Rolstad Studios
11/11/2013

The design team transformed an elementary school's common area into an educational and inspirational tribute to the school's namesake, Major Robert Crawford.

Pasadena Unified School District, Hunt Design Associates
11/06/2013

The aim of this project was to remind the public in the Pasadena School District about the many improvement projects underway in local schools.

Salem State College, Selbert Perkins Design Collaborative
11/06/2013

SPD created a communications master plan, and a bold new identity for Salem State College.

Brooklyn Academy of Music Signage, Pentagram
11/05/2013

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is America's oldest continuously operating performing arts center, earning a reputation as a venue for avant-garde productions.

MIT Wayfinding & Signage, Olin Partnership and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Joel Katz Design Associates
11/05/2013

This master plan addresses the unique urban conditions of MIT's Cambridge campus, the confusing array of destinations encountered by visitors, new students, and faculty, and the lack

Jefferson Library, Library of Congress, Chermayeff & Geismar
11/05/2013

When the original Library of Congress was burned by the British in 1812, Jefferson sold his personal library of about 6,500 individual volumes to the government to replace it.

Strands of History, BJ Krivanek Art + Design
10/30/2013

Working with historians and archivists, BJ Krivanek researched California history and recent social contexts to develop an environmental art program that builds upon the urban design

Indivisible, Pentagram
10/29/2013

Indivisible: Stories of American Community

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Mural, Polshek Partnership, Poulin + Morris
10/29/2013

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Mural. This library houses one of the world's most extensive collections of resource materials on theater, dance, and music.

Wall of Discovery, University of Minnesota, LA Ink
10/28/2013

For a major university, the most valuable currency is not its sports teams, but its scholars and their accomplishments.

Archiving Memory, University of Minnesota, Coyne Photography + Design
10/24/2013

Archiving Memory: A Public Artwork and Memorial

Sarah Lawrence College, Polshek Partnership Architects, Poulin + Morris
10/24/2013

Sarah Lawrence College Heimbold Visual Arts Center. Visual arts programs at Sarah Lawrence College had long outgrown their original home and spilled into additional makeshift spaces around campus.

Spertus Institute, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, Krueck & Sexton Architects
10/21/2013

Spertus Institute Graphics and Wayfinding

University of South Australia Signage, Adelaide, Australia, Emerystudio
10/21/2013

The Hawke Building is the new “front door” of the University of South Australia in Adelaide, one of the country’s top universities.

The L!BRARY Initiative, Robin Hood Foundation, Pentagram
10/20/2013

The Robin Hood Foundation initiated an effort to remodel or create libraries in ten neglected New York City public elementary schools with money raised from corporate donors.

Westside Children's Center, Lane + Lane Inc. Design Office
10/20/2013

The designers sough to create a child-focused, friendly, easy-to-understand environmental graphic design program that remained consistent with the identity that they previously establ

Johns Hopkins i-Site Information Kiosk, Johns Hopkins University, Cloud Gehshan Associates
10/20/2013

This network of twelve computerized kiosks creates one-stop wayfinding centers for visitors.

Salt Lake City Public Library, Pentagram
10/19/2013

The building's architecture was designed to make the most of the stunning natural environment with walls of glass providing views of the nearby Wasatch Mountains and a rooftop garden

Wattis Institute Entry Facade, California College of the Arts, Thom Faulders/Beige Design
10/19/2013

This project provides a new, highly visible interior façade and entry vestibule for the CCAC Wattis Institute, located in the old Greyhound bus warehouse that is currently home to the

Baylor College of Medicine Wall of Honor, Christina Wallach
10/19/2013

This installation is half-inch thick, highly polished, etched and carved domestic crystal.

The Jack, Will & Rob Center, The Felt Hat
10/16/2013

The Jack, Will & Rob Center was built to commemorate the lives of three young brothers who perished in an airplane crash on Thanksgiving 1999.

R-G-B, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Electroland
10/14/2013

Eighty-one colored lights cover a distance of over 180 meters, visible both inside and outside the building.

Guadalupe Wedding Chapel, Marie & Julliano Morchon, Romero Thorsen Design
10/14/2013

The Guadalupe Wedding Chapel is located within the historic district of Downtown Los Angeles, California. The core market demographic is 90% Latin.

Social Studies/ASU, Arizona State University, Krivanek+Breaux/Art+Design
10/14/2013

In the development of a site-specific public art program for a new building on the ASU campus, Krivanek+Breaux considered the social dynamics of a multi-use classroom building within

Five Dock Library, City of Canada Bay, Minale Bryce Design Strategy
10/13/2013

This system of environmental graphics serves not only as wayfinding devices but also communicates the library's visual identity.

The L!BRARY Initiative, The Robin Hood Foundation, Pentagram
10/13/2013

The Robin Hood Foundation initiated an effort to remodel or create ten new libraries in New York City public elementary schools with money raised from corporate donors.

Robert F. Wagner Graduate School, Pentagram
10/13/2013

In 2004, the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service moved from a vintage Georgian building on Washington Square Park to a loft in the Puck Building in Soho.

Kent State University Academic Athletic Center, Ami Khosravi, Jerad Lavey, Kent State University
10/13/2013

The goal of this project was to create an environment that reflects both outstanding athletic and academic achievement.

John Glenn Institute Permanent Exhibition, The Ohio State University, Eyethink
10/11/2013

Entering the institute, visitors stand before glass panels carrying a faint image of a confident 15-year-old John Glenn.

Princeton Public Library, Hillier Environmental Graphic Design
10/11/2013

Princeton Public Library needed a new brand identity that was simple, clever, and easily translated into a comprehensive branding program to include signage, stationery, and brochure

The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Science Center, The Peddie School, Hillier Environmental Graphic Design
10/11/2013

The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Science Center

Friends of the Cerritos Library Donor Recognition Wall, Studio Wilks
10/11/2013

Friends of the Cerritos Library Donor Recognition Wall

Syracuse University, Poulin + Morris
10/11/2013

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Donor Recognition and Environmental Graphics

Brown University Friedman Study Center Signage, Open
10/11/2013

Built in 1971, the Sciences Library at Brown University is the kind of building you see at a lot of colleges: big, bold, and modern, but not warm or comfortable—and not well loved by many people on

St. Michael’s Grammar School, Nexus Designs, Falinc
10/11/2013

St. Michael’s Grammar School Donor Recognition

University of Alberta Wayfinding Master Plan, Gottschalk + Ash International, Terry Heard Designers, Verburg & Associates
10/11/2013

Established in 1908, the University of Alberta celebrated its centennial anniversary in September 2008.

Yale University Art Gallery Signage, Open
10/09/2013

Louis Kahn’s 1953 Yale University Art Gallery building is one of the first examples of Kahn’s distinctive style.

Urban Tales Shadow Typography, Massey University, College of Creative Arts, Katie Bevin
10/08/2013

Urban Tales is a time-based, site-specific piece of environmental typography created by Katie Bevin, a student in the Graphic Design Program, College of Creative Arts at Massey University in Wellin

Achievement First Endeavor Middle School, Achievement First, Pentagram
10/08/2013

For the Achievement First Endeavor Middle School, a Brooklyn charter school for grades 5 through 8, Pentagram created a program of environmental graphics that help the school interiors become a vib

Book Shelf, Ashkal Alwan, Lebanese Association of Plastic Arts, PenguinCube SAL
10/05/2013

The Ashkal Alwan Home Workspace is a scholarship-driven contemporary arts school and artist residency space that opened its doors to students in 2011.

Change Elevators, University of Washington, University of Washington School of Art, Division of Design
10/04/2013

This installation is a unique collaboration between art and business—two distinctly contrasting disciplines at the University of Washington.

Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Sacred Heart University, Sasaki Associates
10/04/2013

The new chapel at Sacred Heart University serves as a beacon for spiritual life on the campus in Fairfield, Conn.

The Wayfinding Handbook, Princeton Architectural Press, Two Twelve
10/03/2013

Where am I? What can I do here? Where can I go from here? Consciously or not, we ask such questions every day as we navigate the places and spaces of our lives.

The Context of Consumption, Rochester Institute of Technology, Sarah M. Kirchoff
10/03/2013

Garbage cans are often the center of pollution on an individual level.

Dig Deep, MFA Thesis, Virginia Commonwealth University, Cassie Hester
10/03/2013

Dig Deep, a typographic installation created by MFA candidate Cassie Hester, is a study in the power of simplicity.

Northeastern University Tribute Portal, Northeastern University, Selbert Perkins Design
10/03/2013

The Bernard M. Gordon Tribute to Engineering Leadership is an interactive archway located in the center of the Northeastern University campus in Boston.

Site Safety Installation, Fletcher Construction, Studio Alexander
10/01/2013

Fletcher Construction has large construction sites around New Zealand, with thousands of construction workers involved.

University of Technology, Sydney, BrandCulture Communications
10/01/2013

BrandCulture Communications was commissioned by The University of Technology Sydney to design a wayfinding and graphics system that fulfills occupational health and safety requirements for the spac

VeloCity, University of Washington, Erin Williams
10/01/2013

VeloCity is a comprehensive system for helping convey information about bicycling resources to potential riders.

Buchanan Courtyard Pavilion Preview Image
09/26/2013

As part of a larger courtyard renovation project, PUBLIC: Architecture + Communication was asked to create a visual expression of what it means to study arts at the University of British Columbia.

09/26/2013

How have today's educational environments shifted to accommodate our unprecedented access to information?

Fake Art Museum, Andalou University, Turkey, Ceyda Artun and Dilek Erdogan
09/26/2013

As part of their environmental graphic design course in Andalou University’s Graphic Design Masters Program, Ceyda Artun and Dilek Erdogan were challenged to transform the school’s Fine

First Day of School, Colegio Anchieta, SCENO Environmental Graphic Design
09/26/2013

To mark the 120th anniversary of the Anchieta School and welcome students on their first day back from summer vacation, SCENO Environmental Graphic Design created a  visual communication progr

Graphic Design + Architecture, a 20th Century History, Richard Poulin, Rockport Publishers
09/26/2013

Graphic Design + Architecture, a 20th Century History

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