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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.

Typography Articles

Lorem Ipsum Corp. at Platov International Airport
Lorem Ipsum Corp. Revives the Past at Platov International Airport

Read Time: 7.5 minutes

From the archives, circa 2018—a 2019 Merit Award winning project: Through the creative use of technology, multidisciplinary agency Lorem Ipsum Corp. (New York) captured the spirit of the Don Cossacks and Count Matvei Ivanovich Platov in a host of interactive and experiential installations at the new airport in Rostov-On-Don, Russia.

Type on the Vertical (image: examples of increasingly difficult-to-read vertical text)
Type on the Vertical
The Vignelli Canon, published by Lars Müller Publishers (image: book cover)
The Vignelli Canon

Thoughts and Opinions

Design To Go
Design To Go—Los Angeles

In this week's installment of Design To Go, Diane Burk visits California, stopping in Laguna Beach and Los Angeles.

Clearview in Pennsylvania
FHWA Stands by Clearview Decision for Highway Signs, but Clarifies its Use for Community Wayfinding
Clearview on U.S. highway signs
States, Highway Officials Push Back on Clearview Turnaround

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Cornell Tech
Cornell Tech
AFROPUNK Festival
AFROPUNK Festival
BRUTAL: Views from Brazil's Concrete Utopia
BRUTAL: Views from Brazil's Concrete Utopia
Quad Cinema
Quad Cinema

SEGD Talks - Typography videos

Allan Haley: Scaling Typography

Typography Academic Research

Typography EGD Firms

Typography News

Second Avenue Subway Wayfinding with C&VE
Calori & Vanden-Eynden to Give TDC Talk on Second Ave Subway

Read Time: <1 minute

From Type Directors Club: Join renowned signage designers Chris Calori and David Vanden-Eynden as they describe their experiences designing the signage for the first four stations of the new Second Avenue subway line in New York City. Their talk includes an introduction to signage basics, a brief history of the subway and its signage, commentary on using New York City Transit graphic standards and working with engineers and architects, and various anecdotes about the project.

A Punctuated Experience for Alexander Isley, Inc.
A Punctuated Experience for Alexander Isley, Inc.

Read Time: 1.5 minutes
Last year, Alexander Isley Inc. Designers (Redding, Conn.) started work with HMA2 Architects on the development of an environmental design program for The Westport Library (Westport, Conn.). After many months of transforming the space, the new library is open and up and running.