Typography is the foundation of environmental graphic design and many experiential graphic design projects. Along with color, scale, and form, typography is a basic building block of communications in the built environment.
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In anticipation of our SEGD 2021 Wayfinding+Placemaking event next week, we are honored to have SEGD Fellow Lance Wyman present on Thursday June 24th at 10:15am ET about the evolution of his work in Mexico City, beginning a half-century ago at the 1968 Olympics and continuing today, collaborating with the Mexico City Government for their Integrated Mobility project.
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The Roosevelt Island Racquet Club is located under the 59th Street bridge in NY. They carried out a project in 2017 to protect the structure from salt and sand falling from the bridge above.
This included a new 10’ high parapet along the Manhattan façade. Arthur King delivered concepts for the branding at that time, but it was not authorized until 2021.
SeeType, a font that aids reading, has been recognized by STA 100, an international competition that honors 100 best examples of typographic excellence produced around the globe each year. Included on the winning team is long time SEGD member Oscar Fernandez, Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati (DAAP).
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