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Buffalo Pacific Virtual Reality Center

The buffalo is an iconic figure with great historical meaning. In fact, in 2016, it became the "Official Mammal" of the United States. To honor the nation's history, the Buffalo Pacific Company selected the $50 U.S. Gold Coin as their company logo and icon.

Comcast's Studio Xfinity Washington D.C.

Gensler designed the flagship space to reflect the company’s brand promise while being able to adapt to future growth in the tech marketplace.

Pinecrest to Welcome Visitors with Large Daktronics LED Display

Daktronics has partnered with Pinecrest to manufacture and install a 1,008-square-foot LED video display at the new, highly-anticipated mixed-use district opening in Cleveland's suburb of Orange Vi

LHSA+DP Encourages Multicultural Appreciation at Miami Children's Museum

LHSA+DP recently developed and designed 18,000-square-feet of new exhibits for the Miami Children's Museum that encourage multicultural awareness and appreciation in visitors ages 0-10 and their fa

3M Releases New Composite Spray Adhesive

From boat hulls to commercial vehicles, the infusion molding industry continues to extend beyond wind blade manufacturing.

L&H Companies Launch New Flush Mount Panel System

Recently, Tower Health in Reading, Pa. brought on Cloud Gehshan and L&H Companies to design and fabricate a complete exterior and interior signage and wayfinding package at both their main hospital and offsite locations.

 Artist Therese Lahaie created "Crossing Signal Mosaic" using LuciteLux® Spectrum

Plaskolite, LLC, North America’s largest manufacturer of acrylic sheet products, announced recently that it is acquiring Lucite International, Inc.’s continuous cast acrylic sheet business, which i

New Wallcoverings and Textiles from Designtex

Designtex (Portland, Maine) recently introduced several new wallcoverings and textiles in lively patterns based on biophilic design principles.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital facility branded environment design by Kolar Design, photo by Joe Harrison, JH Photo.

Recently, researcher and author Leslie Wolke of MapWell Studio completed a report entitled "Wayfinding Management: Models & Methods in Healthcare Environments" through a grant from the Sign Res

Graham Hanson Design is Now GHD Partners

After 20 years, Graham Hanson Design is Now GHD Partners

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

Cloud Gehshan to Design Patient-Focused Wayfinding for New Penn Medicine Pavilion

Penn Medicine’s New Patient Pavilion will be an advanced clinical facility with 500 beds, an emergency department and 50 operating and procedure rooms.

SNA Tower Lighting Enhances Vibe at L.A. LIVE

Sansi North America manufactured 10 LED video displays at L.A. LIVE, the sports and entertainment district outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Mactac Vinyl Product Used in American Diabetes Association Project

Signs By Tomorrow located in Rockville, Md. recently found themselves working with another local organization, The American Diabetes Association, to celebrate history.

Avery Dennison Announces Top 15 Wraps

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions recently announced their list of the "Top 15 Wraps of 2017." This fourth annual list of vehicle and non-vehicle wraps features Avery Dennison vinyl used in unique

BHDP Hires Bill Thiemann

BHDP Architecture is pleased to announce that Bill Thiemann, has joined their Cincinnati office as Director of Experiential Graphic Design and will be responsible for expanding this practice across

Daktronics Continues Enduring Support of SEGD as 2018 Platinum Partner

In 2018, Daktronics extended their partnership with SEGD, which began in 2006.

Escape Lounges

At Reno-Tahoe International Airport, MAG USA recently introduced its newest Escape Lounges project.

Introducing the Rainier Cloud

Recently, Rainier Industrial Art introduced the "Rainier Cloud," a series of architectural fabric sculptures designed to bring ethereal beauty, form and functionality to spaces.

Scott Wickstrom, Gallagher & Associates COO

Gallagher & Associates recently announced the appointment of Scott Wickstrom as Chief Strategy and Operations Officer.

U.S. Bank Stadium Primed for Football’s Big Game with Daktronics Displays

When U.S. Bank Stadium welcomes the pinnacle game of football this Sunday, more than 31,000 square feet of LED displays manufactured and installed by Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota, will create the ultimate game-day experience for fans.

Luci Creative Announces Three Key Additions

The team at full-service masterplan and exhibit design firm Luci Creative was very proud to recently announce the addition of three new talents who have joined their staff.

Moss Changzhou Opening

Moss’s global footprint has expanded with the opening of Moss Changzhou in eastern China. The newly-built facility—at more than 7,700 square meters—is Moss’s fourth tension fabric production center servicing the global trade show, retail, event and corporate environment markets.

SignAgent Inc. announces the launch of SignAgent

SignAgent Inc. announces the launch of SignAgent™, a new all-in-one cloud-based wayfinding and project management platform. SignAgent allows for easy surveying, planning, programming and maintenance of signage and can automatically create fabrication-ready vector artwork right from the system.

ESI Design "Paints" 515 North State

At 515 North State, ESI Design transformed the building’s lobby into an eye-catching contemporary art space.

Jesse Yungner, DLR Group

DLR Group is a firm comprised of 29 offices around the world whose stated mission is to "elevate the human experience through design." Their Minneapolis office is excited to announce that talented experiential graphic designer Jesse Yungner has joined the firm’s Visual Communications Studio.

Pentagram Goes to Titletown

Pentagram created the identity and environmental graphics for Titletown, which recently opened in Green Bay, Wis.—home to the Green Bay Packers and adjacent to their legendary Lambeau Field.

Büro North Announces New Directors

Büro North recently announced the appointment of two new directors, Brooke Murray and Chris Thorpe. These promotions recognize their significant contribution to the business in an exciting period of national growth and development for Büro North.

Shikatani Lacroix Expands

Branding and design agency Shikatani Lacroix is expanding its team and US presence with the addition of Ian Magrisso and Carlos Garza to its roster. “We are thrilled to welcome Ian and Carlos

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.

Enhancing Airport Wayfinding for Aging Travelers and Persons with Disabilities

As part of its mission to develop near-term, practical solutions to problems faced by airport operators, Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) officials selected GS&P to develop a guidebo

Caroline Altfeather, ZEBRADOG

ZEBRADOG (aka Z•D Studios, Incorporated) recently announced the promotion of Ms. Caroline Altfeather as their Director of Project Management.

Mactac Overlaminating Films

With 3.2-mil clear PVC facestocks that eliminates color shifting and 58-pound smooth white kraft liners, Mactac’s ColorGard LUV family of high-performance acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive films

Hunt Design for the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden

To help the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden tell the important story of water conservation, Hunt Design recently created the Crescent Farm display.

Photo of Dazzle Project

The electronic paper display developer E Ink created the electronic ink technology behind Amazon’s Kindle ebook readers.

Unified Field at the Canadian Museum of History

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian independence, the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa renovated, modernized and reinterpreted all three galleries in their signature Canadian History

30 years of D|G Studios, Inc.

D|G Studios, Inc.has been celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

Mactac Named in Top 50 Readers’ Choice Awards

Mactac, a leading provider of wide-format graphic solutions, announces its inclusion in Digital Output’s 23rd Annual Top 50 Readers’ Choice Awards.

ESI Transforms 900 North Michigan Shops

Flocks of birds fly in mesmerizing patterns and giant trees sway inside of 900 North Michigan Shops, the Magnificent Mile destination made even more stunning by a major renovation unveiled in Novem

RMG Launches Korbyt and KorbytGO

RMG Networks Holding Corporation (RMG), a leader in technology-driven visual communications, recently announced the global launch of Korbyt™, an enterprise communications platform and KorbytGO™, a

Ivan Chermayeff

Ivan Chermayeff, legendary graphic designer, artist, illustrator and mentor to generations of designers, died over the weekend at age 85.

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).

Five Minutes with Nick Bannikoff and Carlo Giannasca

Nick Bannikoff and Carlo Giannasca recently spoke to about why they’re on a mission to build a strong community of experiential designers in Australia.

Bluemedia Builds Super Bowl Sleepover 4-D Virtual Reality Dome

Courtyard by Marriott, is the host of the "Super Bowl Sleepover Contest" that will award one winner and a guest with a sleepover in a converted, field-level suite at U.S.

CVEDesign in Beijing

East meets West—again!

Pirogov Children’s Hospital

The America for Bulgaria Foundation has once again tapped Lee Skolnick Architecture and Design Partnership’s interior exhibit design and graphic design expertise to re-imagine Pirogo

Arrowstreet's 360-Degree View of Boston Projects

At the center of Congress Square, Arrowstreet is revitalizing Quaker Lane into an active and vibrant pedestrian walkway with engaging ground level retail, outdoor seating and dining options.

 Mvix | The Future Leaders in Design Scholarships

Mvix, a digital signage company, is offering The Future Leaders in Visual Communication Scholarship to college students pursuing a career in the art and design industry. The annual scholarship awards $1,000 to U.S. undergraduates majoring in Fine Arts, Graphic Design or a related field of study.

SPD Welcomes Sharon Brooks

Selbert Perkins Design (Chicago) was pleased to announce the hiring of Sharon Brooks as the new Director of Business Development in their Chicago office. She will be focusing on business development for branded environments, signage and wayfinding systems and public art.

Mayer/Reed Celebrates 30 and 40 Years

This year, the Portland multi-disciplinary design firm Mayer/Reed, Inc. is recognizing two anniversaries—a thirtieth and a fortieth. This unusual milestone marks the firm’s establishment by Michael Reed, FSEGD, in 1977 as a visual communications and product design studio; then he formed a partnership ten years later with Carol Mayer-Reed, FASLA, who added landscape architecture and urban design services.

PAM's Stephen Minning Speaks at Access 2017

Creating spaces for inclusivity and accessibility has fast become a priority for experiential designers; with 2017 bringing a close to a year’s worth of progress, the question everyone is asking is, "Are we there yet?" At Access 2017 in Brisbane, wayfinding professionals from across Australia came together to discuss this topic.

Rowmark Introduces The Naturals

Rowmark LLC recently introduced "The Naturals" product line, an authentic, nature-inspired, textured engravable sheet product.

Dimensional Innovations Expands to Atlanta and Minneapolis

Dimensional Innovations, an experiential design, build and technology firm in the Kansas City area, expanded by opening offices in Atlanta and Minneapolis on November 1.

Selbert Perkins Design Announces Tom Wojciechowski

Selbert Perkins Design announces the addition of Tom Wojciechowski, Environmental Design Director, to the SPD team.

Via Collective's Katie Osborn to Talk Wayfinding at Greenbuild

Katie Osborn of Via Collective (New York) will participate in the 2017 Greenbuild Education Program, Trending Strategies for Universal Design on Wednesday, November 8.

Julie Krohner, CIO Exit Design

Exit Design announces the recent hire of Julie Krohner, PhD, an experienced qualitative researcher and communication professional with a focus on user-driven, empathic research.

Speaking of Home Installation

On September 27, 2017, international public artist, designer and social innovator Nancy Ann Coyne debuted "Speaking of Home," a photographic public artwork transforming four of St.

Julie Krohner

Exit Design Chief Innovation Officer Julie Krohner recently gave a talk at TEDxCambridgeUniversity, discussing how immersive media like VR can provide an unparalleled opportunity for cultivating empathy.

TD Centre 50th Anniversary Exhibition by Entro

Half a century ago, Toronto’s skyline was transformed by its first two skyscrapers when renowned Modernist architect Mies van der Rohe designed the Toronto-Dominion Centre.

Caroline Hinrichs, HOK

HOK (Chicago) has named Caroline Hinrichs director of business development for its Experience Design practice.

Airspace and The Breeze

Airspace (New York) is excited to announce their new adaptive reuse project in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn set to open in Summer 2018.

MetWest CEO Kelly Taylor

The Big Picture presented their second annual awards honoring outstanding women in the digital printing industry.

CVE Slims Down

Calori & Vanden-Eynden / Design Consultants announced their October 2017 rebranding to cvedesign with a gif. The firm remains a design consultancy recognized worldwide for excellence in the planning and design of signage, wayfinding and user navigation systems.

ZEBRADOG Names Mr. Eric Holmer as User Experience Leader

ZEBRADOG (aka ZD Studios) recently announced the promotion of Eric Holmer as their Digital User Experience Leader within its award-winning media team. Holmer joined ZEBRADOG in 2014 as the Design/Media Strategist and has continued to evolve client media installations within a multitude of environments.

Matthews Paint SOC Chip Search

The new online Matthews Paint tool is compatible with smartphones, tablets and desktops and allows users to quickly and easily view color chips from colors specified in the "Spectrum of Color"

Cloud Gehshan Interpreting One of Wright's Finest Achievements

Cloud Gehshan is delighted to be signing the Darwin Martin House—one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most significant residential commissions.

ArtHouse Brands 1401 Lawrence

ArtHouse Design recently completed a wayfinding and placemaking project at 1401 Lawrence, one of Denver’s newest Class AA premiere office buildings, rising to 21 stories and overlooking historic Larimer Square.

First Division Museum Reopens

Luci Creative recently led the first-ever redesign of the First Division Museum, which reopened on August 26, 2017—the 1st Infantry Division’s centennial World War I anniversary.

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.

Nanolumens Invests in Las Vegas Showroom Space

The team at NanoLumens has created what they call "Visualization Centers" in Atlanta, Bath, England and—most recently—in Las Vegas, which provides a much greater reach and supports customers in the western United States.

GQ Australia with Vince Frost of Frost*Design

Recently, GQ Australia broadcast an interview with Vince Frost of Frost*Design on the topic of “How to Succeed” and how design and business collide.

Poblocki Sign Company Expands to Northeast

Poblocki Sign Company LLC, a leader in the custom sign industry, recently announced the Company’s expansion into the Northeastern U.S. with the acquisition of Advanced Signing LLC.

Congratulations to Infinite Scales three partners: Amy Lukas, Cameron Smith and Molly Mazollini

It all started in 2002 after designing the Winter Olympics Games. It was one of those, "well that was fun, but what do we do now?" moments.

Universal Everything Collaborate with Apple

Universal Everything recently collaborated with Apple to create a series of emotive 3-D wallpapers for the new iPhone that animate in response to human touch.

Anthony Vitagliano Named President/CCO at Digital Kitchen

Creative content and experience company Digital Kitchen has named Anthony Vitagliano as President and Chief Creative Officer, a new position at the company.

OEG Coffee Talk Episode 1

In the inaugural episode of OpenEye Global's Coffee Talk podcast, their team is joined by SEGD's Director of Education, Justin Molloy.

SEGD Meets with Nanjing Design Group

David Gibson, David Vanden Eynden, Bryan Meszaros and Clive Roux met with a group of 25 Chinese designers visiting New York on Friday at the offices of ECCO Design. The group were very interested to learn about the work of SEGD firms two twelve, C&VE Design and OpenEye Global.

40 Years of Hunt Design

Congratulations to Hunt Design on 40 Years in Practice!
Established 1977 starting with a single client.

Idaho Falls Signage (image courtesy of City of Idaho Falls)

The city of Idaho Falls’ wayfinding project started in 2013 with an idea for better signs at the Idaho Falls Zoo. Since then, the program has expanded to include monuments, a network of signs near key trails and roadways as well as a thorough city rebranding.

Bluewater Studio Expands

Bluewater, a Michigan-based technology experience company, announces the formation of Bluewater Studio, the company's new environments and exhibition arm. The founding leadership team consists of creative and seasoned veterans in the industry.

SEGD members face the Texas storms

The bad news just keeps coming and with another day that is likely to bring 10-12 inches more rain, our thoughts and prayers go out to all of our members in east Texas who are coping with the storm and resultant flooding.

Avery Dennison Earns ISO 17025 Accreditation

Avery Dennison announced August 15, 2017, that it has received ISO 17025 accreditation for its Innovation Center, Mentor USA.

Paul Hastings, Gensler Brand Design

Eager to create an innovative new space in New York to support the firm’s next generation, Paul Hastings engaged Gensler to plan and design a progressive new workplace that celebrates the firm’s di

20 Times Square

A monster LED screen manufactured by SNA Displays is now the highest-resolution display in the history of Times Square.

United Center Retail Interactives by Leviathan

Earlier this summer, the United Center Joint Venture (UCJV) opened the doors of its brand new, 10,000-square-foot Madhouse Team Store in the United Center's east addition. As a key part of United Center's partnership to develop the Madhouse Team Store with 555 International, local creative agency Leviathan was commissioned to conceive, create and program all the new interactive digital content.

SLC Airport "The Canyon" Rendering

Rainier Industries is proud to enhance their already extensive fabrication capabilities with the most advanced 3-D freeform tube bending technology in North America.

Daktronics to install 10,000+ square feet of LED displays at FedExForum

The Memphis Grizzlies have partnered with Daktronics to revamp the fan experience at FedExForum.

EAMS Surpasses 100,000 Managed Signs

Recently, EAMS (Environmental Asset Management System) surpassed 100,000 surveyed and managed signs, spread across nearly 4,000 plans and over 20 million square feet, making it one of the most quic

Gallagher & Associates Win Three Bronze Telly Awards

According to Gallagher & Associates (Washington), at the heart of the best modern museums are first-rate media experiences.

Colfax Avenue Branding

Colfax Avenue is looking brighter, and people are taking notice.

Everything Wine, SmartDesign Group

The much anticipated Everything Wine Vancouver location is now open, unveiling an updated look for the celebrated wine store.

David Whitemyer, Luci Creative

Multidisciplinary Chicago-based creative studio, Luci Creative recently announced that it has planted roots in Boston, Massachusetts to service existing clients and manage new growth.

Moss at Adidas Flagship NYC

To celebrate its shoe release for global NBA hoops star James Harden, Adidas used Moss' new eMotion™ animated lightboxes in the windows in its New York flagship store.

Populous and National Geographic collaborate on ‘The Stadium of Tomorrow’ © Photographer / National Geographic

Populous was delighted to team up with National Geographic

api(+) Organic Garage Toronto

On July 5, 2017, api(+) client Organic Garage opened its new flagship store in Toronto’s west-end Junction neighborhood. This new 15,000-square-foot store is the chain’s third location.

The Regenstein Halls of the Pacific

Full-service creative agency Luci Creative collaborated with The Field Museum on an exhibit refresh of one of the premier institution’s older exhibits, "The Regenstein Halls of the Pacific." Locate

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.

Sensory Interactive Adds Steven Snyder to the Team

Digital experience company Sensory Interactive has announced the addition of Steven Snyder as a Senior Associate on the Project Management team. 

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.

Formation Sets Sights on Next 10 years

Formation (Houston) has built a diverse portfolio of work in their first decade. From large-scale planning and implementation projects for nationally-recognized institutions to identity development for local brands, their work is shaping and improving outcomes across the country.

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