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Mayer/Reed Portland Winter Light Festival Kaleidoscope

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We welcome the new year with appreciation for the kaleidoscopic beauty found in shifting, adapting and evolving our perspectives. While we experienced disruption in ways we could not have predicted last year, it is our wish that these challenges catalyze positive change in our studio, community and world. We wish you a happy and healthy 2021.

The Reagan Ranch Interpretive Exhibit and Event Center Creates a Safe, Contactless Experience Enable

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Freetouch™, an innovator in software solutions for touchless interactivity, today announced that the Reagan Ranch Center, an interpretive center that maintains President Reagan’s Western White House in Santa Barbara, is bringing visitors from around the world a safe touchless interactive experience.

Entro Introduces New Partners Anna Crider and Jonthan Posnett

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In recognition of their outstanding leadership, vision, collaborative spirit, and contribution to Entro's growth, we are pleased to announce the appointment of two new partners from within our New York office, Anna Crider and Jonathan Posnett.

L-R: Leviathan Account Manager Meg Miller, Art Director Mackenzie Suben, and Designer Morgan Itterly

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The principals of specialized creative agency Leviathan are very proud to announce the addition of Account Manager Meg Miller, Art Director Mackenzie Suben, and Designer Morgan Itterly.

New York City’s Moynihan Train Hall Opens, Featuring Digital Integration by ANC

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Dynamic Digital Media Network Helps to Create a More Relaxing Commuter Environment in Nation’s Busiest Train Station

Ware Malcomb Completes Construction on One Paseo

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One Paseo is located on the southwest corner of Del Mar Heights Road and El Camino Real in San Diego. Ware Malcomb provided master planning and architectural design services for the retail project component.

Arrowstreet, shares Sustainability in EGD survey result

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Read the results of Arrowstreet's Graphic Design Studio “Sustainability in EGD” survey.

Neeta Verma receives grant to mitigate youth violence in South Bend

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With a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, she is launching a two-year project that will use community-designed public art installations and youth programming to address this systemic problem.

Holmes Studio celebrates One Year Anniversary

Holmes Studio celebrates their one year anniversary with a unique showreel that shows all of projects they have worked on in the last year.

Signs honoring Harriet Tubman installed in Wyman Park Dell, where Confederate statues once stood

What happens when Confederate monuments are removed from public places?

Leviathan Announces Key Promotion and Staff Expansion in Creative Technology

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Adam Pere rises to Director of Creative Technology, while the full-time staff additions include Senior IT Operations Manager Andrew Peplinski, Senior Creative Software Engineer Grady Sain, and Creative Software Engineer Kate Milleker.


Kindly join us in wishing THANGIAH VIVEKANANDA (Vivek) is a Sr. Visual Graphic Designer at Color-Ad, Inc. a very special Happy 15th Anniversary!

Watchfire Signs Introduces ReadyDisplay™

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Family of Preassembled Indoor LED Displays
Watchfire Signs, a leading provider of exterior and interior LED signs, has introduced the ReadyDisplay™ family of pre-assembled, quick-install LED displays for affordable, indoor video wall construction with minimal disruption.

Ware Malcomb Announces Jamie Case has Joined as Director, Interior Architecture and Design in Atlant

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Case joins Ware Malcomb with 24 years of in-depth experience in project, design and personnel management, and business development.

Green Dot Sign® now offers Video Call Wall Logos designed for Home Office Video Calls

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Green Dot Sign® has responded to market needs, first by developing signs with health and safety messages and now offering video call wall logos.

 Color-Ad Projects Receives Multiple Awards in the Indoor Exhibit Category of the 2020 National Asso

The Color-Ad team had a banner year installing over a dozen interpretive exhibit experiences across the globe, three of which placed in the top three spots in the National Association for Inte

Watchfire Signs Selected for Entertainment Venue at The Mill on Etowah

Watchfire Signs,a leading provider of exterior and interior LED signs, was selected to provide a large, high-resolution digital display a

Architectural-grade LED glass, GLAAM Media Glass (G-Glass) featured at the COEX Convention Center, S

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GLAAM Media Glass is the world’s first and only ICT LED glass building material and is now available to U.S. clients for design, integration and operation through a new partnership with leading experience design and execution company ANC. The fully transparent, LED embedded, construction-grade material, created with 24 global patents, revolutionizes the media architecture market.

Ware Malcomb Announces Jamie Salvo as Director, Interior Architecture & Design

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Jamie Salvo has joined Ware Malcomb as Director, Interior Architecture & Design in the Pleasanton office.

Gallagher & Associates Announces New CEO

Gallagher & Associates (G&A) today announced that its founder, Patrick Gallagher, has appointed Scott Wickstrom, current Chief Strategy & Operating Officer, as the company's new Chief E

Jim Terry in Pleasanton Office

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Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced an expanded leadership role for Jim Terry as Principal of the Pleasanton office.

World’s Largest Sportsbook with Daktronics LED Video

Visitors and bettors in Las Vegas looking for bright lights and large displays can visit 

SloanLED Adds Interior Light Box Application Support

Mijksenaar Published All-Gender Restroom Symbols

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Mijksenaar published a set of all-gender symbols to address inclusive design in restrooms.

Freetouch touches screen demo

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Freetouch™, an innovator in software solutions for touchless interactivity, announced the global availability of its patent-pending technology which eliminates the need for physical contact with touchscreens.

Jason Popp, newly appointed President and CEO of Moss

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Moss, a leading global provider of experiential marketing solutions for events, exhibits, retail and corporate environments, announces that Jason Popp joins the company as President and CEO.

Watchfire Signs Member News

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Watchfire Signs, a leading provider of exterior and interior LED signs for the C-store industry, will showcase its full-range of exterior, interior and gas price displays at the first ever NACS Virtual Showroom, part of the NACS Crack the Code event, beginning November 2.

Davis Marketing Associates (DMA) now represents Provis Graphics

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Davis Marketing Associates (DMA) now represents Provis Graphic, a leading European wholesale manufacturer of trim-less, low-profile UL-listed LED-illuminated letterforms.

Credit: Refik Anadol Studio

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Image Credit: Refik Anadol Studio
Refik Anadol Studio recently announced a collaboration with the UCLA Neuroimaging Collective to build a dynamic network between neuroscience and the arts that will shed further light on the expansion and communication of the Lifespan Human Connectome Project’s (HCP) cutting-edge research into the human brain.

Ideum Rolls Out Touchless Design Open-Source Software

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Ideum, an interactive design firm known for its touch tables, has announced the release of Touchless Design SDK Version 1.0, now available on GitHub.

Endpoint Scores Stadium Wayfinding Project For Everton Football Club

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Experience design firm, Endpoint, is to partner with the lead consultant and architect, Pattern, to create a bespoke wayfinding signage design for a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock.

Endpoint's Alison Richings on Mark Heywood's "Behind The Spine" Podcast

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Endpoint’s wayfinding design director, Alison Richings, was recently invited to converse with writer and podcast host, Mark Heywood, on her specialist topic—as part of a series on how writers create characters and settings.

L-R: Senior Producer Mike Pullan and Project Coordinator Alexie Kozol

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The principals of specialized creative agency Leviathan recently announced the addition of Senior Producer Mike Pullan and Project Coordinator Alexie Kozol.

Universal Everything’s  VR Experience "Emergence" Now Free

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Lee Skolnick Hosts New East End Radio Show

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Founder and Design Principal of SKOLNICK, Lee Skolnick, hosts a half-hour live music show every Sunday morning starting at 10am on 92.1 WLNG.

api(+) Wins Shop! Association Gold + Fixture Awards

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Multidisciplinary design firm ArchitecturePlus International, api(+), was honored by the Shop! Association Design Awards for their prototype design for Knock Knock Spirits. The design earned Gold for Best Branded Shop within a Store and a Fixturing Special Element Award.


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International design firm Ware Malcomb has moved its Denver operations into a new larger office space located in Broadway Station at 900 S Broadway, Suite 320 in Denver. The new office will be the firm’s second largest in North America, providing architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to clients in a wide range of industries.

Automation Arts and Daktronics Build Partnership With Multiple Recent Projects

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South Dakota-based digital display manufacturer, Daktronics has teamed up with Automation Arts, a Wisconsin-based commercial and residential AV integrator, for multiple recent installations including LED video displays at BMO Tower and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Mecca Sports Bar & Grill at Fiserv Forum.

Fathom Studio Develops Signage System for Yukon University

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Watchfire Signs Member News August 2020

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Watchfire Signs, Danville, Illinois-based exterior and interior LED signs provider, was selected by The Greater Wildwood Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) to manufacture a large digital sign for The Wildwoods Grand Gateway, a visitor experience that will greet the tourist destination’s nine million annual visitors.

BrandCulture’s branding & wayfinding designs welcome visitors to The Canopy

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It’s hard to believe The Canopy in Sydney was once an unsightly car park. Today, this vibrant rooftop village – featuring branding and wayfinding by BrandCulture – is the new heart of its neighborhood in Lane Cove.

Society's Cage—A Statement on the Forces of Systemic Racism

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The initial installation coincides with the March on Washington in support of Black Lives, being held in Washington, DC on August 28, 2020, and is located on the National Mall at 12th Street and Madison Drive NW.

Ware Malcomb Announces Completion of ZS Associates Office

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In late July, award-winning international design firm Ware Malcomb announced the end of construction on ZS Associates offices, located at 611 Gateway Boulevard in South San Francisco. Ware Malcomb provided interior architecture and design services for the project.

Gable Welcomes Back Ross Hancock as SVP

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On July 27, Gable welcomed back Ross Hancock as a Senior Vice President of Business Development after having previously served with Gable for 19 years.

Freetouch Launches Smartphone Interaction for Public Touchscreens

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On August 4,2020, in response to the impact of COVID-19 on businesses around the world, Freetouch™ announced a new patent-pending product that enables anyone with a smartphone to remotely interact with shared touchscreens, eliminating the need for physical contact with kiosks, ATMs, and other interactive displays.


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St. Petersburg Pier + Pier District

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On July 6, ArchitecturePlus International, api (+) celebrated the opening of the new St. Petersburg Pier + Pier District, debuting signage and wayfinding designed by their team.

Holmes Studio Rebrands Rivermeade

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London-based design firm, Holmes Studio, creates a new classic brand design for signwriter and manufacturer, Rivermeade.

Daktronics Deploys 80 Digital Units in Jordan

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Asterisk's GamePlan wayfinding solution

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The team at Asterisk programmed and created GamePlan™, a temporary signage system to bring a much-needed sense of clarity to shared spaces as communities begin to open up.

Remembering Milton Glaser

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GreenDot signage "Mask required" sign on widow"

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Adaptive Spaces by Second Story

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Interactive design firm, Second Story aims to ease safety anxieties and empower people to return to shared spaces by developing Adaptive Spaces, a path to help businesses and organizations rapidly adapt to their every day physical experiences post-quarantine.

Gallagher & Associates, Live Webinar, June 5 at 1 p.m. EDT

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Gallagher & Associates is hosting a live webinar, "Opening Amid a Pandemic: Behind the Scenes at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum," Friday, June 5 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

Mad Systems Inc. Demos New Touchless Technology Solutions

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Mad Systems Inc. has developed contactless solutions for touchscreen-type applications in museums, theme parks, and visitor centers. In a recent Mad Systems webinar entitled "Touchless Technology," four contact-less options with touchscreen-type applications were revealed, of which were designed to allow clients to include safe interactive exhibits after the COVID-19 peak.

Home.Hope! Online Art Exhibit Features Art Inspired by Time at Home

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Baltimore’s Longest-Running Graphic Design Studio Forges on Thanks to Two Familiar Faces

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Entro's Live Webinar: Passenger Experience After a Global Pandemic

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This Thursday, May 21, Entro is hosting a webinar panel, "Passenger Experience After a Global Pandemic" from 12:00-1:00pm EST

Lucy Holmes and Alan Kitching Talk Type

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In the first of a new series of "Lockdown Talks," from SEGD's London Chapter, watch Lucy Holmes, of Holmes Studio interview Alan Kitching remotely from his south London studio.

Designer and Educator Keith Godard Dies at 82

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Lee Skolnick

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Lee Skolnick, Founding Principal of Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, will be joining 92.1 WLNG's "Lunch on the Deck with Jessica and Bill" this Saturday, May 9, from 12 to 2 p.m. EDT.

Entro's Live Webinar: Placemaking in a Post-Pandemic World

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On Thursday, April 30, experiential design firm, Entro is hosting a 1-hour live webinar panel, "Placemaking in a Post-Pandemic World" from 12:00-1:00 EST.

NBBJ has published a timely blog and developed an open source system of temporary signage to help hospitals with patient organization and wayfinding during the pandemic.

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Due to the ever evolving and critical aspect of time during the fight against COVID-19, hospitals around the world are having to rapidly adapt their facilities to accommodate testing, infection control, and inpatient care. Eric LeVine and his team at NBBJ have proposed a wayfinding system for COVID-19 to help direct patients to the right place.

John Scheffel, api(+)

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Multidisciplinary design firm api(+) has promoted John Scheffel to Vice President of Visual Design where he will continue to actively lead and elevate creative design at the firm, while additionally collaborating with executive leadership to drive firm vision, strategy and culture, advancing the business forward.

Urban Sign Logo

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Architectural fabricator, Urban Sign, is dedicating resources to help donate masks and intubators that they produce to BronxCare and New York Presbyterian, two hospitals that could potentially run out of necessary PPE without support.

2017 SEGD Fellow Jan Lorenc of Lorenc+Yoo Design

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SEGD Fellow and Director of Design at Lorenc+Yoo, Jan Lorenc joins After12 co-hosts, Adam and Josh, in a commentary on "Post-Pandemic Design," focusing on visual design, branding and building in the wake of Covid-19.

Daktronics and DCL Deliver Curved LED Feature Display for Complexity Gaming

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The production of a double-sided, twisting LED media feature that now serves as the centerpiece for Complexity Gaming's Esports training venue in Frisco, Texas, was the result of a collaboration between Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota and Design Communications Limited (DCL) of Boston, Massachusetts, who engineered, managed, fabricated and installed the engaging media display using narrow Daktronics LED displays.

Wayne-Hunt, Principal Hunt Design Associates, Past President of SEGD

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In an interview with Quartz, prominent wayfinding designer, founder of Hunt Design, and SEGD Member, Wayne Hunt, explains how graphic cues are a necessity in some environments and yet can fall short of functional in others if not carefully executed.


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api(+) announces new store design for urban flagship store Lee's Market, called Lee's 4th West. The space is a small urban concept that is now open within a high-end apartment building in downtown Salt Lake City.

Jeff Lancaster is HOK's New Experience Design Group Creative Director

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HOK's Experience Design group's new creative director, Jeff Lancaster, brings more than two decades of experience in creating compelling brand experiences for clients in retail, technology, workplace, and higher education to their Los Angeles studio.

Indiana State Museum's Newest Exhibit

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The Indiana State Museum opens a new, thought-provoking exhibit, FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis, which was designed by museum staff with assistance from more than 50 community partners. Luci Creative was hired as a vendor to provide expertise on exhibition design and flow, along with media producer Richard Lewis Media Group.

Designtex Celliant upholstery

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Designtex announces official launch of Designtex Celliant upholstery. Designed in collaboration with Hologenix, the inventor of Celliant®, this collection has been clinically proven to harness and recycle a person's energy, revitalizing and improving wellbeing.

Navigating the Economic Stimulus Package/CARES Act Webinar

Sponsored by Gemini, among others, this free

Provis Graphic Converts 3-D Printing Capacity in Response to COVID-19

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Provis Graphic™, a wholesale manufacturer of precision LED-illuminated signage, has converted its 3D printing capacity—normally used to produce illuminated signage—to produce face shields to protect healthcare and law enforcement professionals fighting the war against COVID-19.

The Canopy at 900 North Michigan Shops

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The Canopy at Chicago's iconic upscale retail destination 900 North Michigan Shops was unveiled in late 2017 as a key part of a major reimagining of the 465,000 square foot shopping center.

Ware Malcomb Travel Plaza image

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Award-winning international design firm, Ware Malcomb, has announced the completion of their latest project—a new travel plaza developed by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) at the Orlando International Airport in Florida.

Mike Sanchez

“Mike was a real pioneer in the field of environmental graphics and one of the last connections to the important architects of mid-century Los Angeles, including William Pereira, Charles Luckman and Gin Wong, many of whom were his friends and clients,” says SEGD Fellow Wayne Hunt.


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On February 12, the public information design firm Two Twelve celebrated 40 years of specializing in the planning and presentation of complex information design.

Cloud Gehshan for Mars Petcare

The environmental graphics in the new Mars Petcare headquarters are designed to reinforce the company mission “A better world for pets.”

Sparkman Wharf, api(+), 2019 GDA Finalist

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api(+) celebrated its 30 years in the retail design industry in January of 2020 while shedding light on the numerous award-winning projects and the respective honors they earned in 2019.

Arrowstreet's New Director of Graphic Design, Lauren Haggerty

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On January 21, Arrowstreet announced the appointment of Lauren Haggertyto Director of Graphic Design.

Clare Brown New Creative Director for G&A Washington DC

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Gallagher & Associates recently was thrilled to announce the appointment of Clare Brown as creative director for the Washington DC studio.

Clearstory President and Principal, Julie Vogel and Nikki San Miguel

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Kate Keating Associates, Inc., a woman-owned design firm, is pleased to announce its new name, Clearstory Inc., and the firm’s 25th anniversary. The name change coincides with over two decades of work helping architects and institutions bring clarity to the places they create through trusted, client-centric partnerships and collaboration.

Daktronics' newest Visual Display for the Sugar Land Skeeters_2020

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Daktronics (Brookings, S.D.) has begun work on designing, manufacturing, and installing a new outfield display for the Sugar Land Skeeters and their fans at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. The project is set to be completed this summer, just in time for the 2020 baseball season.

Meet Mustafa Yigit Ecer, SEGD Student Scholarship Winner

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Congratulations to Mustafa Ecer,the winner of the 2019 SEGD Student Scholarship!

Green Dot Sign Named “Most Innovative” Exhibitor at 2019 Greenbuild

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SNA Displays 101 Marietta

SNA Displays recently manufactured and supplied an 1,100-square-foot LED display system in downtown Atlanta at the 101 Marietta Street skyscraper formerly known as Centennial Tower.

Sensory Interactive Promotes Greg Giordano to Vice President

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Sensory Interactive recently was pleased to announce that it has elevated longtime team member Greg Giordano to the position of vice president.

Ware Malcomb Announces Completion of Ultimate Software Offices

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Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, recently announced construction is complete on the new offices of Ultimate Software located at 55 2nd Street in the financial district of San Francisco.


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Watchfire Signs to Showcase Ignite Sports Software at NADC 2019

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Ware Malcomb Announces Sam Clar Office and Showroom Complete

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Second Story Announces Joel Krieger, New Chief Creative Officer

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Publicis-owned Second Story—the experience design studio known for its breadth of interactive placemaking—has a new creative lead. 

Watchfire Signs Completes Las Vegas Fremont Street Experience Renovation

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Relative Scale Completes “Welcome to Bayhealth” Media Experience

Relative Scale recently partnered with CannonDesign and MultiTaction to activate a hospital lobby with a six-screen interactive wall.

Illinois Holocaust Museum's Four New Immersive Galleries

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Extensive updates to the core Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition at the Illinois Holocaust Museum (Skokie, Ill.) serve to debunk the myth that Jewish citizens did not resist the Holocaust, with new exhibition galleries that showcase armed, physical resistance in occupied Europe during the Holocaust. The Museum partnered with Luci Creative (Chicago), a full-service museum planning and exhibit design firm, to develop the updates and Ravenswood Studio as the fabrication partner.

L-R: Leviathan Senior Producer Brittany McCullars and Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships Adrienne Rehm.

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UTS Central Now Open, Wayfinding by BrandCulture

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Reich&Petch completes the Smithsonian Institution’s new David H. Koch Hall of Fossils – Deep Time ©Reich&Petch/Chris Payne

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