What’s better than designing a donor recognition system for your alma mater? Designing two, of course! Michael Courtney and his team at Michael Courtney Design (Seattle) did just that, developing one for the Berney Family Welcome Center and one for The College of Architecture, Planning & Design at Kansas State University.
We asked a range of branded environment design experts within the SEGD community for their picks of the most inspired branded environment designs in four categories: retail/hospitality, workplace/corporate, event/temporary and sports/fitness spanning from 2013 to 2018.
What do you and Olympic speed skater Dan Jansen have in common? Perseverance. He didn't give up, and neither should you. There are only nine days left to compete against the best in the world.
Asher Johnson, Sports Practice Account Director for Dimensional Innovations, will kick off the 2018 SEGD Branded Environments event with his session, “Boundless Touchpoints: Extending the Brand Experience for Sport + Entertainment Venues.” Here, Asher shares his favorite projects, key considerations in building brand-centric customer experiences and what makes a brand experience “game-changing.”
Off Grid sits at the intersection of urbanism, placemaking, wayfinding and design; if you work in—or are intrigued by—these areas, make sure you join us! Through insights from social anthropologists, urban planners, strategic thinkers, visionary designers, contemporary artists, filmmakers, brand identity designers, augmented reality experts and smart city researchers, Off Grid explores what really connects people to place.
In this week's installment of Design To Go, Diane Burk travels to Kyoto and Tokyo in Japan. Kyoto is known for its Buddhist gardens and temples and its preservation of traditions from wooden houses to kaiseki dining and geisha entertainers. Tokyo is Japan's capital city and is world-renowned for its lively nightlife, many museums and blending of traditional and ultra-modern architectural styles.
How many times have you stood in front of a directory map, perhaps in a shopping mall or in a stressful environment such as a hospital, and you think to yourself, “Oh this is a terrible map!” but you couldn’t really pinpoint what exactly were the attributes of the map that make it so terrible?
Sansi North America manufactured 10 LED video displays at L.A. LIVE, the sports and entertainment district outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The high-resolution video displays, installed by YESCO, have become an integral part of the ambiance in the district, which is home to high-profile events at the Staples Center and surrounding venues. This first phase of the project featured a main courtyard screen, long ribbon display, six courtyard tower displays, a tight-radius "prow" screen and a Staples Center wall-mounted display.
Signs By Tomorrow located in Rockville, Md. recently found themselves working with another local organization, The American Diabetes Association, to celebrate history. The American Diabetes Association wanted to install a timeline showing their organizational legacy within their brand-new 78,000-square-foot headquarters in Crystal City, Va.
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At the Olympics, designers get to consciously shape our sense of history as we experience it. Here’s how that role has evolved over the decades.
22Miles' brand new AR plug-in can be added to any existing Mobile Apps, or utilized through the 22Miles platform for an emerging wayfinding user experience.
Hostile designs can look innocuous, like “armrest” bars dividing up a public bench to prevent rough sleeping.