Typography is the foundation of environmental graphic design and many experiential graphic design projects. Along with color, scale, and form, typography is a basic building block of communications in the built environment.
In March 2017, the future of Clearview with FHWA was still murky. The FHWA response to the public comment period had not yet been released and SEGD Fellow, Don Meeker, was hopeful that the data he and his team had collected to combat the decision in combination with pushback from state highway engineers would have a positive impact.
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Pentagram’s Paula Scher is featured in the new documentary series “Abstract: The Art of Design,” now streaming on Netflix. The show explores the lives and ideas of leading figures in design and architecture, with each episode focusing on a single creator and their practice. Scher’s entry, directed by the noted documentary filmmaker Richard Press (“Bill Cunningham New York”), looks at the influence New York City has had on the designer’s work, her lifelong love of typography, and the map paintings she creates alongside her client projects.
Poulin + Morris (New York) created a bold and energetic branding and environmental graphics program for the new 53,000-sq.-ft. Athletics and Wellness Center at Convent of the Sacred Heart School on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
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