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

10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities
10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities

Read Time: 3 minutes
We’re all a part of communities—large, small, near, far and differently-abled—that intersect and interact in various ways. In pursuit of a more harmonious society, it seems imperative to encourage empathy, connection, and understanding, so we examine 10 projects that build connections of all kinds: between individuals one-on-one, close to home and across the world; both in the abstract and tangibly.

Take a Look at the Bright Side—15 Vibrant Projects
Take a Look at the Bright Side—15 Vibrant Projects
Takes One to Know One—9 Winning Projects and People to Know
Takes One to Know One—9 Winning Projects and People to Know

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

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

Isabel Castilla + Hamish Smyth - Miami Underline: Creating a New Urban Landscape
Isabel Castilla + Hamish Smyth - Miami Underline: Creating a New Urban Landscape
Stephanie Lessmann - Global Methodologies For Wayfinding
Stephanie Lessmann - Global Methodologies For Wayfinding

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

The Canopy at 900 North Michigan Shops
The Canopy at 900 North Michigan Shops

Read Time: 1.5 minutes
The Canopy at Chicago's iconic upscale retail destination 900 North Michigan Shops was unveiled in late 2017 as a key part of a major reimagining of the 465,000 square foot shopping center.

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

Read Time: <1 minute

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.

Placemaking and Identity EGD Events

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Register for the 2020 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking Event in Kansas City