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

Images and Reflections—Black Lives Matter Plaza
Images and Reflections-Black Lives Matter Plaza

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With the speedy installation of typographic murals on the streets of several cities including Washington D.C. in support of the goals of the Black Lives Matter movement, many conversations have been sparked not only about inequity, policing, performative distraction and political tactics, but also about community organizing through the use of signs and its relationship to the practice of EGD.

10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities
10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities
Take a Look at the Bright Side—15 Vibrant Projects
Take a Look at the Bright Side—15 Vibrant Projects

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

Peter Dixon and Maria Tazi - Be Well
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

"Sushi"
api(+) Unveils Design of Lee's 4th West

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api(+) announces new store design for urban flagship store Lee's Market, called Lee's 4th West. The space is a small urban concept that is now open within a high-end apartment building in downtown Salt Lake City.

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

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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.

Placemaking and Identity EGD Events

2019 SEGD Xlab Banner
2019 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking Banner