Saying “thank you” is a beautiful thing, and expressing gratitude to patrons who make building projects possible is a crucial and sometimes complex task for institutions on the receiving end of their gifts.
Donor Recognition Articles
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Here in the United States, November is the season of Thanksgiving, and to celebrate and honor this popular holiday, SEGD is presenting articles featuring themes of gratitude and appreciation throughout the month. Our first features donor recognition panels, which are “difficult design pieces to get right” according to SEGD member and contributing writer Alison Richings. Alison, who is Wayfinding Design Director at London-based Endpoint, explains how designers can navigate the often competing agendas in the design of donor recognition panels for arts organizations.
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Rethinking Touch: Dana-Farber Redesigns Famed Art Installation
The Zebrafish Display at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, is receiving a modern update, with the help of design and technology laboratory Sitara Systems. The Zebrafish Display is an interactive fundraising display of 477 3D printed zebrafish, an homage to the importance of zebrafish in cancer research. Each fish is a unique algorithmically-generated shape engraved with a short personal tribute from a donor who made a philanthropic gift in support of Dana-Farber’s mission.
C&G projects took home top honors in the Graphis Design Annual 2022 competition, presenting winning work from top designers and firms across the globe. A Gold went to the ADC100 anniversary branding, designed for The One Club for Creativity. And our ambitious Donor and Scientific Prize Recognition System for The Rockefeller University brought back a Silver, in the Environmental Design category.
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