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Art and design are powerful tools for articulating and enhancing the uniqueness of a specific place while expressing facets of the shared human condition. At their best, Public Installationsimbue spaces with meaning and context.

Public Installation Articles

Remembering 9/11: Two Memorials, Two Visions
Remembering 9/11: Two Memorials, Two Visions

Read Time: 4 minutes
Twenty years have passed since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, and during that time more than 1200 memorials have been designed, built, and dedicated throughout the world. Two of the most well-known include the National 9/11 Memorial in New York and “Empty Sky” in New Jersey. SEGD revisits both sites and examines how these places of remembrance have the power to move us through experiential design.

The Constant Gardeners: Connecting Art, Technology and Sports at the 2020 Tokyo Games
The Constant Gardeners: Connecting Art, Technology and Sports at the 2020 Tokyo Games
Lance Wyman's seminal 1968 Olympics Graphic Identity
1968 Mexico City Olympics

Thoughts and Opinions

Bringing Optimism Back to our Cities One Color at a Time
Bringing Optimism Back to our Cities One Color at a Time

Read Time: 1.5 minutes
By Gensler Seattle: Over the last several weeks, a lot has changed in our daily lives. Today our world revolves primarily around the inner walls of our homes. When we do venture out, our neighborhoods are virtually unrecognizable with plywood façades shuttering the doors and windows of our favorite local haunts. With unprecedented repercussions from COVID-19 weighing heavily upon us, optimism is one thing that continues to propel us forward.

BLINK Cincinnati—Four Bright Nights
BLINK Cincinnati—Four Bright Nights

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Sensing Change
Sensing Change
National Building Museum Summer Block Party—Lawn
National Building Museum Summer Block Party—Lawn
Our 10-Year Plan
Our 10-Year Plan
Denny Substation
Denny Substation

SEGD Talks - Public Installation videos

Darren David - Thinking Beyond
Darren David - Thinking Beyond
Nik Hafermaas - Pushing the Boundaries
Nik Hafermaas - Pushing the Boundaries

Public Installation Academic Research

The Interplay between People and Art

Public Installation EGD Firms

SEGD Public Installation 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.

2014 Webinar | Beyond Screens: Immersive Experiences

SEGD Toolbox

Link to the SEGD Toolbox for Members only

Public Installation News

Society's Cage—A Statement on the Forces of Systemic Racism
Society's Cage—A Statement on the Forces of Systemic Racism

Read Time: 2 minutes

The initial installation coincides with the March on Washington in support of Black Lives, being held in Washington, DC on August 28, 2020, and is located on the National Mall at 12th Street and Madison Drive NW.

Mactac's StreetTRAX at Toronto Pride (image: rainbow graphic on street)
Mactac's StreetTRAX at Toronto Pride

Read Time: 1.5 minutes

To show its support for Toronto Pride, a month-long Pride celebration that is among the largest in the world, longtime Pride sponsor Toronto-Dominion Bank wanted to install a large, circular rainbow graphic on the ground of the courtyard by its headquarters. TD Bank wanted the chosen graphic to be cost-effective, but it also needed a graphic that would be durable enough to withstand five weeks of heavy foot traffic and outdoor weather conditions.

Public Installation EGD Events

2018 Management for Designers