Exhibitions SEGD Global Design Awards

Woodlawn Stone Barn
04/18/2017

This project’s challenge was to animate a historic architectural treasure—an 1832 Quaker stone barn in Sandy Spring, Maryland—with the stories of those who once inhabited the farm and its community

Drucker House Museum
04/18/2017

In 2015, the Drucker Institute acquired the home of its namesake, management guru Peter Drucker. Drucker, hailed by BusinessWeek as “the man who invented management,” spent his most

Exhibitionism - The Rolling Stones Exhibition
04/17/2017

For over five decades, the Rolling Stones have continually reinvented themselves as musicians, performers and cultural icons, transforming music, art, fashion and popular culture in the process.

Border City Installation
04/17/2017

Building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico was a focal point of the 2016 U.S.

Powering the Future
04/17/2017

Powering the Future is an appealing new destination, en route to the UNESCO heritage site fiingvellir, and located on the banks of the Sog river, where the water that fuels the power station is a pr

Ho-Am Museum of Art Placemaking
04/17/2017

The Ho-Am Art Museum, located just 24 miles south of Seoul, is home to more than 100 national treasures.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Opening Exhibition Graphics
04/17/2017

Coinciding with the opening of the museum’s expanded new building, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art embarked on a profound reexamination of its values, its experience principles and its relat

Decibel Electronic Audio+Art Festival featuring Optic Symphony
04/17/2017

Optic Symphony is an interactive installation designed for the Decibel Electronic Audio+Art Festival. How do musicians listen to music? Inspired by the phenomenon of synesthesia, this

JetBlue Junior Children's Play Area
04/17/2017

JetBlue’s aviation-themed interactive play space at JFK’s Terminal 5i is designed to delight and educate children from age 2 to 12 with hands-on and digital activities, keeping them engaged and ent

La Cité du Vin Permanent Exhibition
04/14/2017

La Cité du Vin, which opened in June 2016, is the world’s largest visitor center dedicated to the story of wine.

Batoche National Historic Site
04/13/2017

As sesquicentennial celebrations unfold, it is important not to overlook Canada’s pre-Confederation and first nations heritage.

Stolen Heart Video Map
04/13/2017

The Stolen Heart Video Map, a three-dimensional projection map, is the signature element of the small but powerful exhibition “Stolen Heart: The Theft of Jewish Property in Berlin’s Historic Center

New York at Its Core
04/11/2017

The Museum of the City of New York undertook this first-ever permanent exhibition of New York City’s 400-year history by assembling a highly collaborative group of historians and education experts.

Who, Like Me, Is Threatened?
04/09/2017

In 2014, the Center for Civil and Human Rights opened in Atlanta as a place for education, connection, collaboration and action.

Written Wor(l)ds
04/09/2017

Written Wor(l)ds was part of Creative Mapping, a special topics course that brought together University of Houston MFA/BFA Graphic Design, School of Art and MFA/PhD Creative Writing, Department of

Free Zone
04/09/2017

The design brief asked the Second Story team to explore the theme of “time” by imagining a future world based on “plausible present technologies, ideas or milieus.” The temporary installation would

Photography Interpretive Gallery
04/08/2017

“Photography is one of the foundations on which this house is built. We want to set it up as the equal of painting here,” said SFMOMA Director Neal Benezra.

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Signage
04/07/2017

In December 2014, following a three-year renovation that has restored the historic Andrew Carnegie Mansion and increased the museum’s exhibition space by 60 percent, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian

"Closed Worlds" Exhibition
04/06/2017

What do outer space capsules, submarines, and office buildings have in common?

The Segregated Lunch Counter and Panorama of the Civil Rights Movement
03/27/2017

The National Museum of African American History and Culture’s goal with the “Segregated Lunch Counter” interactive was to teach visitors about the methods and organizational approaches used by acti

Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture
03/26/2017

The 85,000 square feet of inaugural exhibitions for the National Museum of African American History and Culture take visitors on a journey that is rooted in history, embraces community, and celebrates culture.

Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center Media Façade
03/26/2017

In January 2016, the Presidential Center honoring Russian President Boris Yeltsin opened in Ekaterinburg that features a complex media façade.

03/26/2017

The renovated Rainis museum “Tadenava”, is the place where famous Latvian writer, Rainis, spent the first three years of his life.

LOOK/HEAR
03/26/2017

LOOK/HEAR was a student project installed at the Fred Lazarus IV Center Leidy Gallery that explores the relationship between scenes and soundscapes, looking and hearing.

DinoStomp
03/26/2017

DinoStomp is an experience in which up to ten users can interact with dinosaurs from all Mesozoic eras within an imaginary 3D landscape. It is set in the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s DinoLab exhibition space.

World Architecture Festival Exhibition London
05/27/2016

The inaugural World Architecture Festival (WAF) London event was held at the Ambika P3 space at Westminster University in June 2015.

Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
05/27/2016

For 125 years, the Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota, founded by the mining magnate George Hearst, was the largest and deepest mine in the Western Hemisphere, and the most

Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half
05/27/2016

Jacob Riis (1849-1914) was a pioneering newspaper reporter and social reformer in New York at the turn of the 20th century.

Interactive Books on Paul Gauguin
05/26/2016

The Fondation Beyeler is a Swiss museum of modern art that ranks as one of the finest in the world.

Fragment
05/26/2016

For his thesis project in the MFA Graphic Design program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Yu Chen wanted to explore graphic design beyond the two-dimensional plane.

e°FLOW Interactive Sculpture
05/26/2016

E-paper technology is best known for its use in eReaders around the world.

Center for Civil and Human Rights
05/26/2016

The Center for Civil and Human Rights tells the story and brings to life the American civil rights movement and introduces past and current human rights issues across the globe.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights
05/25/2016

The new Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg was designed as a national hub for human rights learning and discovery and a catalyst for a new era of global human rights leadership.

Target Open House
05/25/2016

What will the connected home of the future look like?

INFORMATION
05/24/2016

The role of information in modern society is constantly growing and the discipline and role of information design continues to evolve.

Han Meilin Art Museum
05/24/2016

Han Meilin is one of China’s preeminent contemporary artists.

Drawbot for Brian Eno
05/24/2016

For her project as a graphic design student at ArtCenter College of Design, Pearlyn Lii aimed to push the boundaries between physical and digital space through an interactive installation dedicated

TING: Technology & Democracy
06/07/2015

TING: Technology & Democracy was designed to explore the complex relationship between specific technologies—historic and emerging—and the development of democratic societies.

Learning to See
06/06/2015

Learning to See, the permanent exhibit in the new Science Pyramid space at the Denver Botanic Gardens, brings to life the stories hidden within Colorado's landscape.

Stories About Man and Power in 10 Objects
06/06/2015

Stories About Man and Power in 10 Objects, launched at the Museum of History of Riga and Navigation in Riga, Latvia, reveals the relationships between people and authority, from tsarist times to the German and Soviet occupations of the country.

Sculpture in the Age of Donatello
06/06/2015

Studio Joseph created an ethereal setting for 23 priceless Renaissance sculptures on loan from the Museo del Duomo in Florence.

New Practices New York 2014
06/05/2015

Pentagram’s Natasha Jen and team designed the graphics and exhibition for New Practices New York 2014, AIA's biennial competition to recognize and promote new and innovative architecture and design firms.

06/05/2015

For its most popular bush-walking trail, Mount Stirling Alpine Resort needed simple wayfinding and interpretive elements that would help explain and protect the unique natural environment.

CRYPTO
06/04/2015

For his senior thesis in graphic design, Drexel University student Mike Garzarelli created CRYPTO, an interactive experience designed to teach visitors about cryptozoology.

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum
06/04/2015

The new Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum invites visitors to engage with design by exploring, learning and creating design themselves.

Century: 100 Years of Type in Design Exhibition
06/04/2015

Created by Pentagram’s Abbott Miller and team and produced and curated by Monotype, the 2014 exhibition Century: 100 Years of Type in Design was designed to celebrate the incredible diversity of typefaces and their integral role in design over the past 100 years.

Ventspils Museum Exhibition
06/07/2014

The Ventspils Museum permanent exhibition is located in the 13th century Castle of the Livonian Order of Knights, one of the oldest castles in Latvia.

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.

Vancouver Community Library
06/07/2014

A “drawer full of knowledge” metaphorically describes the building design and wayfinding concept for the new Vancouver Community Library.

South Street Seaport Museum Tool Exhibit
06/07/2014

While working on another project at the South Street Seaport Museum, Cooper Joseph Studio’s design team discovered a huge number of tools that had been stored unceremoniously in boxes, then set out

Nature Lab Exhibit
06/05/2014

The Nature Lab is a 6,500-square-foot, hands-on gallery showcasing live animals, media interactives, scientist demonstrations, and more than 200 specimens for visitors to the Natural History Museum

Longing for Mecca Exhibition, Rijksmuseum
06/04/2014

The Hajj—the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca and the largest gathering of Muslim people in the world every year—is an important part of the world’s culture, yet it has not been explored on a substantia

A Beautiful Way to Go Exhibit
06/02/2014

A Beautiful Way to Go: New York’s Green-Wood Cemetery commemorates the 175th anniversary of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.

Autostadt Light Weight Exhibit
06/01/2014

Autostadt (“Car City”) is the visitor attraction adjacent to the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany.

Against the Odds Exhibition
06/01/2014

From 1933 to 1941, European Jews sought haven from the Nazis, reaching out to relatives, friends, even strangers.

05/29/2014

Britain’s Queen Victoria is probably the best-known female monarch in European history. Her name evokes the image of a dour, black-clad queen who inspired an era.

Museum of the City of New York Rebranding
05/29/2014

As part of a major renovation of the Museum of the City of New York, Cooper Joseph Studio was tasked with enlivening the core areas of the building.

Boy Scouts Sustainability Treehouse
05/27/2014

When the Boy Scouts of America decided to build a five-story treehouse at its new 10,000+ acre high-adventure camp in West Virginia, the goal was to create a living model reaffirming its conservati

Fossils Hall, American Museum of Natural History, Ralph Appelbaum Associates
11/11/2013

Restored, reinterpreted and remounted in 1996, the fourth-floor fossil halls at the American Museum of Natural History are home to many world-renowned specimens.

Getty Museum Wayfinding Program, Getty Museum Exhibition Design Department
11/11/2013

A comprehensive wayfinding program helps people navigate the complex set of buildings that comprise the museum. Signs range in size from giant site models to small gallery identification signs.

Hanley-Wood's Trade Show Exhibit, McMillan Group
11/11/2013

The client, an architectural and construction magazine publisher, wanted a high-end design that nevertheless connected it to the "industry." A combination of industrial mate

Intel Siggraph Exhibit, Mauk Design
11/11/2013

This hip exhibit was designed to help Intel overcome its stodgy image and appeal to a twentysomething crowd of film and computer video animators.

Ministere De la Culture Direction des Musees de France, Coco Raynes Associates
11/11/2013

Integrated signs for both blind and sighted audiences open the Calais museum's 19th century sculpture room to all.

The Newseum, The Freedom Forum, Ralph Appelbaum Associates
11/11/2013

A new museum focusing on news, journalism and the role of the press in a free society needed a design that would keep pace with technology and the ever-changing nature of the news.

Rodin and Michelangelo, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Susan Maxman Architects, Willie Fetchko Graphic Design
11/11/2013

A quote from Rodin about his fascination with Michelangelo ran along the corridor wall leading to two concurrent Rodin exhibitions, one about Michelangelo's influence on the sculpture.

Auckland City Art Gallery, Peter Haythornthwaite Design
11/11/2013

Auckland City Art Gallery Signage. The Auckland City Art Gallery for many years operated with a potpourri of interior signage that lacked cohesive organization.

Farnsworth Art Museum, Arrowstreet Graphic Design
11/11/2013

Farnsworth Art Museum Identity and Environmental Graphics. The challenge at the Farnsworth Art Museum was to design a new identity and a comprehensive environmental graphics system that balanced the aesthetic of the original art museum with new additions and renovations.

Hall of Biodiversity, American Museum of Natural History, Ralph Appelbaum Associates
11/11/2013

The 11,000-square-foot Hall of Biodiversity at the American Museum of Natural History was created to celebrate life's great diversity and beauty.

The Moveable Museum, American Museum of Natural History, Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership
11/11/2013

The Moveable Museum of the American Museum of Natural History brings interactive education to remote locations throughout the New York City area.

Please Touch, Virginia Commonwealth University, Elizabeth Hiller
11/11/2013

For her graduate thesis, the student explored the use of texture as a medium to deliver a visual message.

Sony Playstation E3 Exhibit, Sony Computer Entertainment, Mauk Design
11/11/2013

This exhibit introduced the new Sony PlayStation video games to retail buyers and video game developers at the E3 video game trade show in Atlanta.

The Endurance, American Museum of Natural History, AMNH Exhibition Department
11/11/2013

The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition was the most comprehensive presentation ever mounted to describe the epic story of the 1914 expedition led by Sir Ernest Shackleton on the ship Endurance.

Levi's Mothership Exhibit, Foote, Cone and Belding, Mauk Design
11/11/2013

The primary objective of this trade show exhibit was to position the Levi Strauss brands as leaders of men's apparel trends.

Tiles of the Ocean, Parque EXPO 98, Chermayeff & Geismar
11/11/2013

The Tiles of the Oceans is a monolithic wall of 54,000 classic blue and white tiles hand made in Portugal.

Camper Gallery: Whittlin' History, Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village, Ueland Junker McCauley Nicholson
11/11/2013

Whittlin' History is a permanent exhibit within the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village displaying Jehu Camper's wooden "whittlins." Camper's folk art captu

Concerns of the Day, Rhode Island School of Design, Cheryl Hanba, Molly Schoenhoff
11/11/2013

This exhibit focuses on uncovering the history of Market House, the oldest building on the Rhode Island School of Design campus.

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, Inc., Ralph Appelbaum Associates
11/11/2013

Corning Museum of Glass: Glass Innovation Center

Epidemic!, American Museum of Natural History, AMNH Exhibition Department
11/11/2013

Epidemic! The World of Infectious Disease

Michael Graves Press Event, Target Stores, Design Guys
11/07/2013

This press event for the introduction of the Michael Graves product line for Target was dubbed by the designers "From Pompeii to Pop Art." The theme references one of Michae

SGI - Geneva Telecom '99, Nth Degree
11/06/2013

SGI dramatically illustrated the media streaming capabilities of its new ORIGIN 2000 server by placing the server at the core of its exhibit and using it to power 138 separate monitor

Stay Cool!, National Building Museum, Pentagram
11/05/2013

Stay Cool! Air Conditioning America

Village Works, The Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Pentagram
11/05/2013

Village Works: Photographs by Women in China's Yunnan Province

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Vignelli Associates
11/05/2013

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Audrey Jones Beck Building

Prince of Wales Hospital, Minale, Tattersfield, Bryce & Partners
11/05/2013

Prince of Wales Hospital Memorial Garden

New Corning Museum of Glass, Ralph Appelbaum Associates
11/05/2013

New Corning Museum of Glass: Phase III

Pearls, American Museum of Natural History
11/05/2013

In this comprehensive exhibition, natural specimens paired with cultural objects offer visitors a global view of the many aspects of pearls, the mollusks that produce them, and the cu

American Folk Art Museum, Pentagram
11/05/2013

Pentagram was commissioned by the American Folk Art Museum to develop a new institutional identity and environmental graphics for their new building on West 53rd Street.

Zamias/First Union, Zamias Services, Lorenc+Yoo Design
11/05/2013

Zamias Services is an owner and developer of secondary market centers throughout the United States.

Odyssium Health Gallery, Aldrich Pears Associates
11/05/2013

Visitors are invited to take a stroll through a nighttime carnival and test their strengths, skills, and senses while learning about the wonders of the human body.

Pushing the Envelope, The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, Poulin + Morris
11/05/2013

Pushing the Envelope: The Art of the Postage Stamp Exhibition

Ceramic Tiles of Italy AIA Exhibit, Italian Trade Commission, Mauk Design
11/05/2013

While the function of this exhibit was to showcase Italian tiles, a fabrication requirement was that tiles be used sparingly to keep the shipping weight down.

Neue Nationalgalerie, Jenny Holzer, Sunrise Systems
11/05/2013

Like much of her work, Jenny Holzer's installation at the Berlin Neue Nationalgalerie was site-specific, made especially for a specific space and designed to last a particular length

Sony PlayStation E3 2001 Exhibit, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Mauk Design
11/05/2013

This 38,000 square foot exhibit opened and ran for three days. For PlayStation, the objective is always to portray "new" – new games, new platforms, new adrenaline rush.

RockStyle, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Pentagram
11/03/2013

RockStyle at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Clerc Trade Show Exhibit, Pentagram
11/03/2013

Pentagram Design created a booth for the Clerc luxury watch brand at the Basel 2000 trade show in Switzerland.

Good Grief!, Children's Museum of Manhattan Exhibitions Department
11/03/2013

In celebration of the genius of Charles M.

Jack Daniels Visitor Experience, HOK Studio E
11/03/2013

The Jack Daniels Distillery is internationally known and described through its advertising, which depicts a bucolic hollow and an immutable, rural, picturesque community.

Metrius Trade Show Booth, ReVerb
11/03/2013

This newly launched web agency needed to generate a buzz and eclipse the much larger booths of competitors, while maintaining the consistency of its brand expression.

More or Less Exhibition, Emery Vincent Design
11/03/2013

This exhibition of the work of a major graphic design practice from Australia took place in an art gallery, reflecting how graphic design and art engage in a continuing dialog.

Rose Center for Earth and Space, Ralph Appelbaum Associates
11/01/2013

Linking the planetarium and the museum intellectually and architecturally while creating a seamless integration of the subject with its architecture was the design intent at the Rose

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