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he symposium, Evolving Graphic Design, will be held in June 23 to 24, 2022, at Art Loft Conference Room, at UW-Madison.

The Evolving Graphic Design Symposium will be a hybrid event held at the University of Wisconsin Madison. 

Neeta Verma was the recipient of the 2021 Design Teaching Award given by Design Incubation.

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Arrowstreet Designed a Series of Environmental Graphics for Elementary School

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How Experiential Design Optimizes Post-COVID Hybrid Learning in Higher Education

ZEBRADOG founder Mark Schmitz believes higher education needs to double down on creating meaningful places in a post-COVID world.

Bluebird built and installed all the exterior and interiors signs, closely matching the vision of the architecture firm, HMFH.

Just ahead of the 2020 Pandemic, Bluebirdwas selected as the successful bidder to work with architects

Fathom Studio Develops Signage System for Yukon University

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UTS Central Now Open, Wayfinding by BrandCulture

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 Watchfire Signs Announces Scholarship

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PixelFLEX University of Alabama Donor Recognition (image: digital screens)

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 Mayer/Reed Hosts Successful Student Event (image: group portrait)

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University of the Pacific Adds Daktronics LED Display for Aquatics (image: screen, pool)

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University of the Pacific recently selected Daktronics (Brookings, S.D.) to design, manufacture and install a new LED video display at Chris Kjeldsen Pool (Stockton, Calif).

PixelFLEX™ at Carolina Basketball Museum

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Located on the campus of the University of North Carolina, the Carolina Basketball Museum originally opened in 2008 and chronicles the history of the UNC basketball program.

Surface Imaging M.S. Program Now at the New Jefferson

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Daktronics Delivers New LED Centerhung For University of Delaware

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Jackie and Harold Spielman Children's Library

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Wendy Evans Joseph

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K-State Donor Recognition Double Header

Michael Courtney Design (Seattle) was recently awarded two Awards at the seventh annual MARKETING NW Awards competition.

macquarie university

Moving around campus is now a very different experience. Instead of locating buildings using confusing acronyms like E7A, the firm helped Macquarie introduce addresses like University Avenue and Wally’s Walk to facilitate navigation.

Luci Creative Designs New Educational Traveling Exhibit

In association with a network of civic and educational partners spanning the nation, as well as master planning and exhibit design firm Luci Creative and fabricator Ravenswood Studio, Consortium fo

Surface Imaging M.S. Program Now at the New Jefferson

The Surface Imaging program at Jefferson is now accepting new degree candidates for 2018-2019, starting May 14, 2018.

Whybrow at UAL

As part of their on-going work, creative agency Johnson Banks brought in Whybrow Wayfinding to help develop a wayfinding scheme for Camberwell College of Arts, which is part of UAL (University of the Arts London).

Tessellate Designs BioBus

Seeking to create a mobile lab prototype to support their new model for STEM education, BioBus asked Tessellate to plan and design their innovative community laboratory.

Surface Imaging M.S. Program Now at the New Jefferson

Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University have combined as of July 1, 2017, to form the new Jefferson, a comprehensive national university focused on the professional education.

Ohio State Interpretive Signage

If you have walked the Ohio State University campus it is most likely you have been standing on the site of the old Ohio Field torn down in 1922.

Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Yorston & Associates and their distributor partner, Harbor Sales, supported the Harvard University Graduate School of Design program, Hybrid Formations: Interdisciplinary De

UMBC Gateway Urban Sign

Urban Sign was awarded a 2016 Craftsmanship Award by the Building Congress & Exchange.

ennead by unified field

The app provides a snapshot of the law school at any given moment and aggregates that data to provide a portrait over time. Users choose personal keywords as a part of their profiles, and they are encouraged to add keywords to their private groups and events.

UMBC by Urban Sign

The sign descends to 3 ft. on the right, "gloving" over the unique shape of the formed-concrete base. The biggest challenge in fabrication was consistently forming the sign to the undulations of the base.

Arrowstreet for Boston Public Library

As part of Arrowstreet's work at the Boston Public Library’s Central Library in Copley Square, their graphics team designed an engaging mosaic featuring an interpretation of the City of Boston created entirely out of over 1,000 hardcover books.

ex;it for Innovation Plaza

Philadelphia’s newest oasis is in the nation’s oldest and largest urban research park. Designed by ex;it in partnership with Andropogon Associates, the formerly nondescript pedestrian walkway within the University City Science Center is now a vibrant space that centers the 14-acre campus.

Poulin + Morris wayfinding for Vassar

Located in The Bridge building’s main entrance lobby of the Science Commons, a new donor recognition wall features vertical panels that align with the wooden slats of a 16-foot-long wall and display individual donor names.

Donor Recognition at Vassar College (Poulin + Morris)

Poulin + Morris (New York) developed the environmental graphics, donor recognition and wayfinding sign program for Vassar College's new Integrated Science Center.

Centennial College wayfinding (Entro)

Entro (Toronto) developed new signage and wayfinding for the Story Arts Centre at Centen­nial College. The center is home to the college's School of Commu­ni­ca­tions, Media and Design.

Stevens Institute Admissions Center (Spagnola & Associates)

Spagnola & Associates (New York) reimagined a 19th century mansion on the campus of the Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, N.J.) as a functional 21st century admissions center.

Cloud Gehshan to Sign Temple Library

Cloud Gehshan Associates (Philadelphia) will develop the signage and wayfinding program for Temple University's planned Snøhetta-designed library.

London College of Communication Wayfinding, Pentagram

Pentagram developed the new wayfinding solution for the London College of Communication, one of the UK's most influential design colleges.


Moss Retail & Environments (Elk Grove Village, Ill.) completed the graphic branding package for UI Labs, the Chicago-based research collaborative that brings universities and industries, nation

Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Peretsman Scully Hall

Poulin + Morris (New York) developed the environmental graphics for Princeton University's recently inaugurated Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology complex.

Cornell University campus

Cloud Gehshan Associates (Philadelphia) is working with Cornell University on a new wayfinding strategy for the 745-acre campus, the largest in the Ivy League.

MS in Surface Imaging, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University has a long history of textile making, a craft that has morphed into digital printing of textiles and then became a center of excellence for surface imaging.

BrandCulture wayfinding for Univ of Technology Sydney

BrandCulture Communications (Sydney) created a strategic signage and wayfinding system to help users navigate the growing University of Technology Sydney campus.

Convent of the Sacred Heart School

Poulin + Morris (New York) created a bold and energetic branding and environmental graphics program for the new 53,000-sq.-ft.


Dynamic bas reliefs honor benefactors of the new Franklin Institute Pavilion, their kinetic patterns engaging visitors and setting an exciting tone for the interactive experiences within.


Renovations at the Toronto Reference Library aim to transform the library experience and reposition the TRL at the heart of the community. Entro’s role in the TRL renovation has focused on the wayfinding design for the entire site, including appropriate naming of signage for the collections.


The program features a new brand identity ‘crest’ interpreted in circular bronze and frosted glass elements prominently located at main entrances and secondary gateway entrances throughout the campus.


The best way to raise awareness — and get people in the doors — was to talk about all a new library would offer, and in so doing perhaps change some preconceptions about what a library is. And it worked! The place is packed with lots of new faces. Attendance is up. People continue to donate. Everyone involved seems happy, and a bit better informed.


New signage will unify the University of Washington, Tacoma, campus buildings while subtly and effectively guiding students and visitors.


The new space at the East Hampton Library features iconic imagery of life on the eastern end of Long Island: seagulls, windmills, boats, lighthouses, and ocean scenes.


has been awarded a comprehensive environmental identity, signage, and donor recognition project for the campus's new Science and Education Research 


The Berkeley Public Library recognized the generosity of donors in funding improvements to four locations.


Pentagram (worldwide) announced completed work including a dynamic branding initiative for the University of Colorado Boulder, launched by DJ


Cloud Gehshan Associates (Philadelphia) announced that wayfinding and gateway signage has been installed at Notre Dame of
 Maryland Univers

Photo of James B. Hunt Jr. Library donor recognition

Alexander Isley Inc. (Redding, Conn.) worked with leadership teams from North Carolina State University Libraries and the Institute for

Photo of storytelling walls at Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Cloud Gehshan Associates (Philadelphia) designed digital storytelling walls as part of the $5.7 million r

Screenshots of Entro website

Entro (Toronto) and Gottschalk + Ash launched a newly designed website that highlights the company’s past and p

Photo of This is NPR interactive exhibition

Poulin + Morris (New York) created a permanent, interactive lobby exhibition titled This is NPR for NPR’s n

Photo of donor recognition for Abrahm Joshua Heschel School

Poulin + Morris (New York) developed a comprehensive environmental graphics, donor recognition, and wayfinding progr

7 Bryant Park, New York by Poulin+Morris

Poulin + Morris (New York) announced new projects including a comprehensive environmental graphics and wayfinding si

Photo of Children's Library Discovery Center at the Queens Library

Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership (New York) announced that the Children's Library Discovery Center at the Queens Library, for which it produced the interior enhancements and environmental graphics, has been selected as the 2013 New York Library Association – Public Libraries Section Building Award for a library serving a population of 20,000 plus.

Photos of Jim Baehr and Zach Norman

Infinite Scale (Salt Lake City) promoted Jim Baehr to Senior Project Manager and Zach Norman to Design Director.

Photo of wayfinding at University of Texas San Antonio

Cloud Gehshan Associates (Philadelphia) has completed a signage and wayfinding system at the University o

Photo of Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital mural

KimakDesign (Orangeburg, N.Y.) created custom murals for a 130-foot-long corridor at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at New York Columbi


Perkins+Will New York (New York) announced several promotions due to their growing business in the greater New York ar


Formation (The Woodlands, Texas) announced new projects based in Houston and Galveston, Texas.

Photo of animations at University of Technology Sydney

Frost Design (Sydney) created a series of responsive animations for the large-scale digital wall in the UTS Great Hall at the University

Photo of Stanmore Public School identity

Frost* Design (Sydney) won three significant prizes in the inaugural Sydney Design Awards.

Photo of Saint Ignatius College Preparatory commemorative project

GNU Group (Lafayette, Calif.) worked with Saint Ignatius College Preparatory on two commemorative projects.


Studio SC (Seattle) recently completed an environmental graphics program for the University of Washington’s Molecular Engin

Cover of Graphic Design + Architecture by Richard Poulin

Poulin + Morris (New York) announced the publication of Richard Poulin's latest book, Graphic Design and Architec


Studio SC (Seattle) is creating an environmental graphic and wayfinding signage program for the University of Washington&r

Photograph of Mamaroneck Public Library

Calori & Vanden-Eynden Design Consultants (New York) designed a signage and graphics

Photograph of Piper High School&#039;s mascot on metal fabric

GKD-USA (Cambridge, Md.) is working on some of the world’s most progressive educational environments, including Florida International Un

Photograph of Queens Library Discovery

Marcel Mächler (Twin Peaks, Calif.) successfully completed V-groove carvings at the

Photograph of University of Washington's Alumni Commons

Studio SC (Seattle) recently completed an environmental graphics program for the University of Washington’s Alumni Commons.


Frost* Design (Sydney), working in conjunction with Neeson Murcutt Architects, designed new environmental graphics and signage for the Stanm


Stanley Beaman & Sears (Atlanta) designed wayfinding signage for the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Clough Undergraduate Learning


White Design Studio (Cincinnati) created environmental graphics and branding elements for the University of Phoenix’s flagship camp

photo of donor recognition at Hanna Boys Center

Gnu Group (Lafeyette, Calif.) designed the donor recognition display at the new Legacy Center for the Hanna Boys Center (Sonoma, Calif.), a ca


Calori & Vanden-Eynden Design Consultants (New York) is working with Cannon Design to design a signage and graphics program for the latest

photo of University of Washington's Wayne Gittinger Building

Studio SC (Seattle) created the environmental graphic design program for The University of Washington’s new Wayne Gittinger Baseball Team buil

photo of Durham Academy marketing tool
photo of National Academy School identity

Pentagram (New York) completed the identity and environmental graphics as part of the $3.5 million renovation of the National Academy Museum a


Cloud Gehshan Associates (Philadelphia) is in the early stages of developing an interactive, smart building signage system for the Federal

photograph of Rockefeller University wayfinding system

Calori & Vanden Eynden (New York) received three Best in Category awards in the 2011 American Graphic Design & Advertising (AGDA) awar


Frost* Design (Sydney) provided identification and wayfinding for the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, which occupies the top 16 floors of the wor

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