Practice area - Placemaking

Placemaking and Identity?

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.

Placemaking and Identity Articles

KKA Focuses on Family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (image: hospital lobby, photo by: Emily Hagopian)
KKA Focuses on Family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Read Time: 7.5 minutes

Kate Keating Associates (San Francisco) brought nature and nurture to the forefront of their comprehensive, family-centered experiential graphic design work at the new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

A Read for Speed—Oran Park Library (image: front of library building)
A Read for Speed—Oran Park Library
Meraas City Walk Image
100 Million Pixels in Dubai at Float4’s City Walk

Thoughts and Opinions

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!

Explore SEGD Award Winners

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Stead Family Children's Hospital
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Stead Family Children's Hospital
Studio Black
Studio Black
QT Melbourne
QT Melbourne
New York Asian Film Festival
New York Asian Film Festival

SEGD Talks - Placemaking and Identity videos

State of Be + Be(ing) a City Dialogue
Erin Williams - 20x20 LA EGD
Erin Williams - 20x20 LA EGD

Placemaking and Identity Academic Research

Placemaking and Identity EGD Firms

SEGD Placemaking and Identity Podcasts

The ideal way to learn from your desk. These courses consist of podcast recordings of webinar and workshop materials delivered by the top professionals in EGD in the SEGD community.
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Webinar 2015 | Budgeting 101

SEGD Toolbox

Link to the SEGD Toolbox for Members only

Placemaking and Identity News

Brothers Marketplace Waltham Wins at the 2019 design:retail Spectrum Awards (image: woman checks out at store)
Brothers Marketplace Waltham Wins at the 2019 design:retail Spectrum Awards

Read Time: 1.5 minutes

The design for Brothers Marketplace, a next-generation concept, gourmet grocer, won a design award for POP/Signage & Graphics at the design:retail Spectrum Awards competition on Friday, March 1, 2018.

Exploration and Whimsy at Calgary Library (image: Calgary Library signage)
Exploration and Whimsy at Calgary Library

Read Time: 1.5 minutes

The stunning new Calgary Central Library is an inspiring vision of what a public space can be. Designed by Snøhetta and DIALOG, the building welcomes, reflects and engages with its community.

Placemaking and Identity EGD Events

2018 SEGD XLAB
2018 SEGD Exhibition and Experience event in Washington DC 23-24 August