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

Making Artful Transitions at YW Hub Calgary
Making Artful Transitions at YW Hub Calgary

Read Time: 8 minutes

The new 127,000-square-foot YWCA Calgary in Alberta is a safe, caring environment where women in crisis can stay while they make positive life changes; it's also home to a special art collection that originated from YW Hub's wayfinding program, designed by Entro (Calgary).

How can you make an institutional space feel more like a home?

Fabrication Story: 37 Floors of Fun
Fabrication Story: 37 Floors of Fun
Design Semester—FIT Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at NY Aquarium
Design Semester—FIT Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at NY Aquarium

Thoughts and Opinions

Place Branding in a Post-Lockdown World
Place Branding in a Post-Lockdown World

Read Time: 6.5 minutes
By Tim Hill, Client Development Director at Noë & Associates, and Alison Richings, Wayfinding Design Director at Endpoint
Having enforced time away from all of those distractions of life has helped us think more consciously about how and where we choose to live, work, socialize and spend our money in the soon to come post-lockdown world. For developers, urban planners, and architects the challenge will be creating living and working spaces that are both strategically and creatively attuned to a new world.

SEGD's 2017 Technology Roadmap for Experiential Graphic Design
The Technology Roadmap for Experiential Graphic Design
Branded Environments 2017 Tour T-Mobile Arena
SEGD's 2017 Branded Environments Knocked it out of the Ballpark!

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Cook County Forest Preserves Interpretive Trails
Cook County Forest Preserves Interpretive Trails
MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility, East Campus Housing
MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility, East Campus Housing
Te Hauāuru Reserve — Westgate Town Park
Te Hauāuru Reserve — Westgate Town Park
International Dairy Queen, Inc. Corporate Headquarters
International Dairy Queen, Inc. Corporate Headquarters

SEGD Talks - Placemaking and Identity videos

Cesar Sanchez + Herbert Seevinck - Passenger Wayfinding Innovations
Cesar Sanchez + Herbert Seevinck - Passenger Wayfinding Innovations
Katie Sprague - To Be or Not to Be: The Rise and Fall of Branded Environments
Katie Sprague - To Be or Not to Be: The Rise and Fall of Branded Environments

Placemaking and Identity Academic Research

Placemaking and Identity EGD Firms

SEGD Placemaking and Identity Podcasts

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SEGD Toolbox

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Placemaking and Identity News

Davis Marketing Associates (DMA) now represents Provis Graphics
Davis Marketing Associates now represents Provis Graphic

Read time: 1minute
Davis Marketing Associates (DMA) now represents Provis Graphic, a leading European wholesale manufacturer of trim-less, low-profile UL-listed LED-illuminated letterforms.

Fathom Studio Develops Signage System for Yukon University
Fathom Studio Develops Signage System for Yukon University

Read Time: 1.5 minutes

Placemaking and Identity EGD Events

2020 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking Event
2019 SEGD Xlab Banner