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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Published in 2010 and again in 2017 by Lars Müller Publishers, but ultimately timeless, "The Vignelli Canon" is an easy-to-read, handheld guide to good graphic design and typography by the late legend and SEGD Fellow Massimo Vignelli, split into two parts: "The Intangibles" and "The Tangibles."
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Retired Manager of Wayfinding & Visitor Information at New York-Presbyterian (and SEGD Auction hero), Donald Kiel, recently won a 2019 Communication Arts award for "Caution Tape T-Shirt."
Oregon’s Public Service Building, built in 1928, was designed by renowned West Coast architect A.E. Doyle. The building was once the home of Portland’s main power station and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It was recently renovated by ESI Design (New York) for the building’s owner, real estate investment firm Beacon Capital.
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