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Sustainability Articles

Sustainability Insights for Environmental Graphic Design, Signage & Wayfinding: Key Takeaways & Resources
Sustainability Insights for Environmental Graphic Design, Signage & Wayfinding: Key Takeaways & Resources

Read time: 6 minutes
Between natural disasters, the impact of natural resources and more, issues around sustainability are on the forefront of so many people’s minds. Sustainability concerns can also guide key decisions during complex design projects. Because of the issue’s importance and relevance to the field, on July 21, 2022, Peter Muller led SEGD members in a virtual discussion titled “Sustainability Insights for Environmental Graphic Design.” 

SEGD VOICES, Sustainability Insights for Environmental Graphic Design
SEGD VOICES, Sustainability Insights for Environmental Graphic Design
Experiencing Healthy Buildings: The Roles of Designers
Experiencing Healthy Buildings: The Roles of Designers

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Pipe Dreaming at FESTA
Pipe Dreaming at FESTA
An interactive waste system with three receptacles (for compost, recycle and landfill) each of which is connected to a digital scale, microcomputer and digital screen.
Smart Bins
Vase Public Installation
Vase Public Installation
Central Park Trash and Recycling Receptacles
Central Park Trash and Recycling Receptacles

SEGD Talks - Sustainability videos

Sustainability Insights for EGD
2022 SEGDVoices - Sustainability Insights for EGD
Dr. Harold Wanless w/ Benatuil intro + Dialogue -Sea Level Rise and the Impact on Design
Dr. Harold Wanless w/ Benatuil intro + Dialogue -Sea Level Rise and the Impact on Design

Sustainability Academic Research

The Sustainable Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Graphic Design

Sustainability EGD Firms

Sustainability News

Green Dot Sign Released New Line of Red List Approved Signage
Green Dot Sign Releases New Line of Red List Approved Signage

Continuing their mission to develop world class sustainable sign products and technologies, Green Dot Sign® has released a new line of FSC 100%, Declare - Red List Approved Wood Base ADA, Code & Wayfinding Signs.  Thoughtfully developed to simultaneously maximize design flexibility while achieving Red List Approved status, this line ranges from high resolution full color sign faces to simple finished wood.

Moss Announces Carbon Neutrality
Moss Announces Carbon Neutrality

Read Time: 1 Minute
Moss is proud to announce that their North American and European plant operations are now carbon neutral! Together with ClimatePartner, they have identified, measured, and offset the carbon emissions related to their plant operations.