Environmental graphic design and experiential graphic design are visual communications manifested in the physical, material world. Naturally, then, materials are the DNA of the environments and experiences that result. Materiality establishes the tone and nature of their visual vocabulary.
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Traditional designers are accustomed to using materials like fabric, wood, metal, and glass to create interiors that bring buildings to life and convey narratives. Of late, however, technology has established itself as an essential component of any space, and it must be considered as necessary as any other building material.
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The City of Tustin, Calif., is in the midst of constructing a 1,600-acre planned community that will ultimately consist of more than 4,000 residential units and 9 million square feet of commercial and institutional development, with acres of open park space.
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