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2019 Global Design Awards Deadline Extended, Enter Now.
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2018 SEGD Global Design Awards
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Check out the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards winners gallery! The 2019 Awards are open for entry Dec 1.

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Young Designers Ask Questions—An SEGD Interview Series
Young Designers Ask Questions—Margo Malter and Keith Helmetag

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In this series, SEGD connects young designers with the design leaders they admire so they can ask their burning questions and find answers to help guide them on their career path. In this article, FIT Graduate Exhibition Design student Margo Malter interviews Keith Helmetag, partner at and founder of C&G Partners (New York).

Building Tall—G&A at the Chicago Architecture Center
Building Tall—G&A at the Chicago Architecture Center

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Gallagher & Associates (Washington) worked closely with the Chicago Architecture Center to develop thought-provoking exhibitions that help the public discover Chicago’s unique cityscape and international architectural legacy.

2019 Global Design Awards Deadline is 02.14! Comparing Design Awards to Valentine's Day
Shall I compare thee (Global Design Awards) to a Valentine's Day?

Entering the 2019 SEGD Global Design Awards may seem daunting, like going on a blind date set up by your grandma. But it offers a lot more promise than the stranger sitting across from you who brought a puppet to a dinner date. Here are six ways Valentine's Day compares to SEGD's Global Design Awards.

2019 SEGD Branded Environments Las Vegas, March 26-27
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What is Wayfinding? Part 2—The City as a Model (Image of Map)
What is Wayfinding? Part 2—The City as a Model

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In the 1960s an educator and urban planner named Kevin Lynchfirst used the term “wayfinding” in his book “The Image of the City," and while this model is organized around the context and features of a city, it can be applied to most built environments—for example a shopping mall also has paths, edges, districts, nodes and landmarks.

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Wayfinding for Skiers

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You stand carefully on a slippery mountain top staring at an eight-foot-square map sticking out of the snow on six-by-six posts showing four mountains, 58 ski runs and 21 ski lifts. It’s 19 degrees out with light snow flurries and through your fogged up goggles you try to pick an interesting but safe route down to the lodge.

What is Wayfinding? Part 1
What is Wayfinding? Part 1—It's All About Human Needs

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What is Wayfinding? It’s a simple question that seems like it should yield a fairly simple explanation. And yet it is hardly so.

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Don Kiel Wins Award for SEGD Auction Project: Caution Tape T-Shirt
Don Kiel Wins Award for SEGD Auction Project

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Retired Manager of Wayfinding & Visitor Information at New York-Presbyterian (and SEGD Auction hero), Donald Kiel, recently won a 2019 Communication Arts award for "Caution Tape T-Shirt."

PixelFLEX™ at Carolina Basketball Museum
PixelFLEX™ at Carolina Basketball Museum

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Located on the campus of the University of North Carolina, the Carolina Basketball Museum originally opened in 2008 and chronicles the history of the UNC basketball program.

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Make No Small Plans: a talk by Gabrielle Lyon
Tue, 03/05/2019 - 18:00
SKOL Tour+
Wed, 03/06/2019 - 04:00
UPCOMING EVENT: February Breakfast Club
Wed, 02/20/2019 - 08:00
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The notion of “design thinking”—which takes some of the tools involved in shaping physical products and applies them to the task of building better systems and organizations—has been around for decades.

The largest design agency in the world has used design thinking to expand the number and type of problems that they tackle and the sphere of influence that they have in the world. Are you using design thinking to expand your business?

Mae Jemison, The first woman of color to go into space, stood in the center of the room and prepared to become digital.

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Dawn Hancock - Bike Brand -The Divvy Story
Charles Amundsen - Trumped!
Patrick Gallagher and Carlo Bailey - Dialogue: Disruptive Practice
Patrick Gallagher and Carlo Bailey - Dialogue: Disruptive Practice
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