Retail Articles

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Airspace Breathes New Life into Industry City

Airspace (New York) tackles branding, graphics and wayfinding for an adaptive-reuse project spanning 6.5 million square feet by finding a simple solution to blend the old and the new.

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100 Million Pixels in Dubai at Float4’s City Walk
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Gensler New York—Making a CoolMess

Thoughts and Opinions

Creative Destruction: Part 08
12 Strategic Predictions for 2017

If you were to Google “predictions for 2017,” you would be rewarded with 66,700,000 links. Among the top three are terrifying prophecies revealed (yet again) by Nostradamus, various quack theories from numerologists and world psychics and real insightful predictions from the likes of the Gartner Group, Forrester, Forbes, TechCrunch and several design blogs.

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The Digital Directory Experience + Airport Retail—Enabling Engagement
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The Great Big Lesson Retailers Can Learn From Museums

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Dongdaemun Design Plaza Wayfinding System
Dongdaemun Design Plaza Wayfinding
David Jones Department Store, Cato Design
David Jones Department Store
Levi's Jeans for Women Shop, FCB/Levi Strauss & Co., Morla Design
Levi's Jeans for Women Shop
McDonald's, Gensler
McDonald's

SEGD Talks - Retail videos

2015 Xlab - Joe Karadin - Transforming Retail
Joe Karadin - Transforming Retail
Matthew Calkins: Digital Signage for Shopping

Retail Academic Research

An Interior and Graphic Design Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Social Engagement through Environmental Graphic Design:  Design for Struggling Small Communities

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Wayfinding for Retail Facilities ; Wayfinding and the Call of the Mall–Free
Environments and Experience Design for Retail and Campuses

Retail News

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api(+) + Sprinkles Cupcakes = a sweet partnership

Sprinkles Cupcakes is a Beverly Hills, California-based chain established in 2005 by Candace Nelson, a judge on the television series Cupcake Wars. Sprinkles Cupcakes, known for its rotating menu of cupcakes, ice cream and cookies and its famous cupcake ATM, has 22 locations in 10 states across the U.S.

Calgary Co-op Brand Design
Calgary Co-op Branding and Store Design by Shikatani Lacroix

Calgary Co-op was the first supermarket located in the region and now boasts more than 440,000 members.