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The Mexico Olympics Graphic Identity and Placemaking design by Lance Wyman

Placemaking is the design activity that uses communications to create experiences that connect people to place.

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30 Urban Linear Parks Projects Since 2000
30 Urban Linear Parks Projects Since 2000

Look no further than Paris' Promenade plantée, which was completed in 1993, to see where the trend of converting obsolete railways into beautiful urban green spaces originated. The real urban renewal linear park boom, however, happened in this century.

150 Media Stream Collaboration
150 North Riverside Media Stream
2017 SEGD Fellow Jan Lorenc
2017 SEGD Fellow Jan Lorenc—Joyfully Inconsistent

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SEGD's 2017 Technology Roadmap for Experiential Graphic Design
The Technology Roadmap for Experiential Graphic Design

We live in a technologically driven society. Much of the value created in business today is underpinned by advances in technology: The economy is driven by increases in productivity and those productivity gains are driven by advances in technology. Unless you live in a cave, it is hard to escape the effects of technological advancement.

Branded Environments 2017 Tour T-Mobile Arena
SEGD's 2017 Branded Environments Knocked it out of the Ballpark!

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Pike & Rose
Pike & Rose
SGMC Sunken Wall of Prayer
SGMC Sunken Wall of Prayer
Allen Institute for Brain Science
Allen Institute for Brain Science
Bloomberg Washington DC News / Media Office Workplace Branding
Bloomberg Washington DC News / Media Office Workplace Branding

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Isabel Castilla + Hamish Smyth - Miami Underline: Creating a New Urban Landscape
Isabel Castilla + Hamish Smyth - Miami Underline: Creating a New Urban Landscape
Be at Work + Be Well Dialogues

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SEGD Placemaking and Identity Courses

The ideal way to learn from your desk. These courses consist of webinar and workshop materials delivered by SEGD.
$50 for individual courses and $200 for the course packs (best value) for members. Click for content details.

Recreation- Amusement Parks and Tourist Centers

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Ohio State Interpretive Signage
Direct Embed Helps Rediscover History at the Ohio State University

If you have walked the Ohio State University campus it is most likely you have been standing on the site of the old Ohio Field torn down in 1922. University architect Bernie Costantino spearheaded the project designed by MKSK Studios in Cincinnati to commemorate the field and the legends who competed on it with signs and yard markers that were installed in spring 2017. All graphics on the markers were developed with the Direct Embed Coating System which perfectly wrapped the three dimension landmarks in historic pictures and interpretive text.

National Geographic MARS Launch Party Graphics Set Stage For Future Of Space Travel
National Geographic MARS Launch Party Graphics

MARS kicked off its premiere at the Beverly Hilton with a photo booth, cosmic cocktails, book signings and awe-inspiring graphics. National Geographic partnered with JOWY Productions to plan the event, and the bluemedia team was brought in to deliver launch party graphics to set the visual scene. The highly anticipated, out-of-this-world launch offered a unique opportunity for bluemedia – from the elegant Beverly Hills venue to brilliant National Geographic content.

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2017 Xlab Conference