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

 20 Questions with Lance Wyman, "Navigating Life" (image: portrait of Lance Wyman)
20 Questions with Lance Wyman, "Navigating Life"

Read Time: 14 minutes

SEGD asks 20 questions of Lance Wyman, FSEGD, an experiential graphic design legend—a literal icon of icons—who is currently working on a massive transit system for Mexico City, where he did some of his most beloved work in the late 1960s.

Global Design Awards' Best in Show winners over the past five years.
Here's Your Design Awards Inspiration — Straight From the Archives
Photo: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas by Populous
More than Sports—10 Standout Stadiums

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

Be at Work + Be Well Dialogues
Peter Dixon and Maria Tazi - Be Well

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.
$10 for individual Podcasts and $30 for the Podcast collections (best value) for members. Click for content details.

Webinar 2015 | Budgeting 101

SEGD Toolbox

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Placemaking and Identity News

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.

ArtHouse Design Creates New Brand for Global Foundation
ArtHouse Design Creates New Brand for Global Foundation

Read Time: 2.5 minutes

Extending their partnership with nonprofits supported by the Sie family of Denver, ArtHouse Design (Denver, Colo.) recently completed the rebranding phase of a comprehensive identity package for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, "Global." Global Co-Founder, President and CEO Michelle Sie Whitten hired ArtHouse for its creative and brand expertise and authority in experiential graphic and healthcare design, including theming, wayfinding, signage and donor recognition.

Placemaking and Identity EGD Events

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