Sometimes when firms collaborate, exhibition design magic happens. Last year, Gallagher & Associates teamed up with Bluecadet to put a fresh spin on the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum exhibitions in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Studio innovation tours provide exclusive opportunities for attendees to tour innovative spaces and learn from leaders in the industry. At 2017 SEGD Business of Design, attendees can choose from two award-winning Portland firms.
When I was first approached to chair the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami, I imagined the draw for everyone would be the amazing weather and location. Upon digging in and learning more about the designers and projects occurring both in Miami and South America, I was impressed by how much design innovation and expertise we could feature.
This year’s decision to bring the topic of Branded Environments to DSE was made to strategically expose as wide an audience as possible to the value that brand integration brings to environments, spaces, communities and places. That clearly resonated with attendees with an increase of over 300% in registrations.
SXSW is an annual gathering of the most innovative minds from the worlds of film, technology, music, government and everywhere in between. To say the event is huge is a gross understatement—approximately a quarter of a million people attend.
The Nevada Museum of Art, the state’s largest art museum, now features a colorful wayfinding program and donor recognition wall by Hunt Design. Designed to complement the dramatic 2003 building by noted architect Will Bruder, the metal signs fold around door jambs, columns and other architectural features. Special emphasis was given to the elevators to foster easy up and down movement in this largely vertical building. A system of stainless steel donor recognition signs contrasts with the bright orange wayfinding elements.
The District Burlington is a 13 building, 54-acre office complex in Burlington, Massachusetts, outside of Boston and part of the Route 128 high-tech corridor. The development, previously called the New England Executive Park, was built in the 1960s through the 1980s. While the location in the Boston area’s technology hub was highly desirable, the facilities were showing their age and no longer made sense for modern workplaces.
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority was infamous for bulldozing neighborhoods and displacing residents. Now, it’s using human-centered design thinking to shake that reputation.
Uber provides anonymized data from over 2 billion trips to help improve urban planning around the world.