Environmental graphic design and experiential graphic design are visual communications manifested in the physical, material world. Naturally, then, materials are the DNA of the environments and experiences that result. Materiality establishes the tone and nature of their visual vocabulary.
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There remains a burning desire to know more about the Verner Johnson-designed Museum at Prairiefire (Overland, Kan.)—an example of how architecture and experiential graphics can be as one—and its permanent exhibits, designed and fabricated by Dimensional Innovations.
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Traditional designers are accustomed to using materials like fabric, wood, metal, and glass to create interiors that bring buildings to life and convey narratives. Of late, however, technology has established itself as an essential component of any space, and it must be considered as necessary as any other building material.
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Gemini, a leader in the wholesale manufacture of dimensional letters, logos and plaques, recently announced the expansion of its popular LUXE™ line of illuminated letters. The new LUXE line offers the impact of precision-machined acrylic in a seamless, trimless and 1-1/2-in. deep, low-profile design. LUXE is illuminated with specially designed, UL®-certified, long-life LEDs that use less power.
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