How an unbuilt project, a chance conversation and a thumbnail sketch led to an iconic landmark and an unexpected social media flurry for Michael Courtney Design and the University of Washington.
Thoughts and Opinions
I have to admit I have a travel bug. Just as soon as I've returned from a trip, I look forward to the next journey, the next experience, and the next batch of information I can add to my human database of knowledge. So maybe my bug is the experience bug. Connecting with our members, the Experiential Graphic Design community, is extremely rewarding. And making those connections in person at our events... priceless. Our community is on fire right now. People are so busy they just can't get out of the office. Sure it's great for business and great for your career.
Urban Sign was awarded a 2016 Craftsmanship Award by the Building Congress & Exchange for their work on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) gateway sign, which was designed by Cloud Gehshan Associates for their client the Whiting Turner Contracting Company. The sign serpentines along the landscape for over 120 feet and is nearly 8' high on the left, shrinking to 3' on the right. The background pattern, evoking the Maryland State flag, was fabricated using a varied dot pattern.
The app provides a snapshot of the law school at any given moment and aggregates that data to provide a portrait over time. Users choose personal keywords as a part of their profiles, and they are encouraged to add keywords to their private groups and events.
Use the SEGD Indexto view pages that summarize content across the site according to the term you choose.
Business of Design
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