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

The Big One—Montréal Student Housing
The Big One—Montréal Student Housing

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Entro (Toronto) embarked on the fourth in a series of independently operated student housing development projects, this time in Montréal, where they weren’t afraid to go bright and bold.

The Best Content of 2019
The Best Content of 2019
Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways
Design Manual for the Swiss Federal Railways

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!

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Nubo Chatswood
Nubo Chatswood
SC30 x Oakland Pop-up
SC30 x Oakland Pop-up
Shanghai Playscape
Shanghai Playscape
W Shanghai
W Shanghai

SEGD Talks - Placemaking and Identity videos

Tom Horton and Hillary Jaye - Be Sold
Joe Zenas - Be Entertained

Placemaking and Identity Academic Research

Placemaking and Identity EGD Firms

SEGD Placemaking and Identity Podcasts

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Placemaking and Identity News

Ware Malcomb Announces Completion of Ultimate Software Offices
Ware Malcomb Announces Completion of Ultimate Software Offices

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Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, recently announced construction is complete on the new offices of Ultimate Software located at 55 2nd Street in the financial district of San Francisco.

Watchfire Signs Completes Las Vegas Fremont Street Experience Renovation
Watchfire Signs Completes Las Vegas Fremont Street Experience Renovation

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The last of 59 truckloads of digital signage modules left the manufacturing facility at Watchfire Signs (Danville, Ill.) recently, closing out the chapter on the renovation of the world’s largest single video screen, Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas. It is 1,500 feet long and is suspended 90 feet above a pedestrian mall. Watchfire Signs, selected last year for the $30 million renovation, completed the project on budget and ahead of schedule for the grand reveal on New Year's Eve.

Placemaking and Identity EGD Events

2019 SEGD Xlab Banner
Join us at the 2020 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking Event in Kansas City