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2022 SEGD Conference Experience Portland: Community, Creativity and Resonance
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Blooloop 50 Museum Influencer List 2022 nominations Open
Blooloop 50 Museum Influencer List 2022 nominations Open

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Nominate your influencer today and celebrate innovation and creativity within our museums and cultural attractions.

2022 Achievement Awards: Setting the Standard for Excellence
2022 Achievement Awards: Setting the Standard for Excellence

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We’re still riding a high from the 2022 SEGD Conference Experience Portland and celebrating our award winners! On Day 3 of the conference, SEGD honored eleven recipients with Achievement Awards, recognizing the people and companies who are setting the standard for excellence in experiential graphic design.

New Developments in Design Research and Education
New Developments in Design Research and Education

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It’s that time of year again, the 2022 Academic Summit will be kicking off three weeks from today! Want to join an amazing event that covers new developments in design research and education at no cost, make sure you grab your ticket today!
 

Experiencing Healthy Buildings: The Roles of Designers
Experiencing Healthy Buildings: The Roles of Designers

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​​​​​​​Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, there has been a much greater consciousness about the ability of our buildings to protect and promote our personal health, including a growing literacy about the factors that contribute to the quality of our indoor environments. What roles do experience designers play in the health of our buildings? Gideon D’Arcangelo (Associate Principal, ARUP) explores this question in his article “Experiencing the Healthy Building.”

We Are Human: Celebrating AAPI Identities
We Are Human: Celebrating AAPI Identities

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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the United States, and in honor and recognition, SEGD presents this essay by contributor Shayla Hufana, Senior Art Director at Cognizant (Seattle, WA), a member of SEGD’s Racial Justice Commission and Co-Chair of SEGD’s Seattle Chapter. In her piece, Shayla writes about a work of public art she created in Seattle and how she hopes to empower AAPI youth “to reach beyond what any stereotype says of their background, identity or culture" and to be whoever they want to be.

Wayne Hunt, Ann Dudrow and Philips Engelke at the 2010 SEGD Conference.
Ann Dudrow (1943–2022) A Fond Remembrance

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Environmental graphics pioneer and SEGD Fellow Ann Dudrow passed away April 2, 2022,  after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and cancer. Ann was an early practitioner of graphic design for architecture and had a forty-plus year career bringing colorful, placemaking graphics to retail environments around the world. Ann was a passionate ambassador for integrating artistic graphics, color and style into shopping environments and gathering places.

Designing the Road Less Traveled: Encouraging Exploration through Wayfinding
Designing the Road Less Traveled: Encouraging Exploration through Wayfinding

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“People do not travel, nor experience life, in a rigid way that can be wholly preordained,” contends SEGD guest contributor Lisa Bambach. In this essay, inspired by International Wayfinding Month, Lisa examines how experiential designers can create wayfinding systems that go beyond “pointing in the right direction,” and instead encourage exploration, allowing individuals to make their own way, no matter where they might find themselves along their journey.

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Connectpoint® Captures the #1 prize for “Information Technology Project or Initiative of the Year”  at 17 th Annual Globee® Awards
Connectpoint® Captures the #1 prize for “Information Technology Project or Initiative of the Year” at 17th Annual Globee® Awards

Connectpoint announced that The Globee® Awards, organizers of world’s premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, has named the Connectpoint Digital Bus Stop® the Gold Globee® winner in the “Information Technology Project or Initiative of the Year” category at the 17th Annual 2022 Information Technology World Awards®. These prestigious global awards recognize information technology and cyber security vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products, solutions, and services that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of technology and cyber security. 

Bus Kiosks are transformed by SuperGraphics  into canvases for local artists
Bus Kiosks are transformed by SuperGraphics into canvases for local artists

Any urban space can deliver a compelling story through the use of graphics—even something as common as a bus kiosk. The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and the Seattle Department of Transportation partnered to produce art installations that wrap bus kiosks in Seattle, Washington. Three alums from Seattle’s Public Art Bootcamp were commissioned to create artwork for the kiosks, featuring stories and messages from their unique perspectives. SuperGraphics printed and installed the kiosk wraps at nine locations along the 3rd Ave. corridor. 
 

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Designing With Color: Paint, Pantone & CMYK with Plaskolite & PCL Graphics
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Bilingual Signage and Cultural Narratives: Hīkoi of Te Wānanga with Isthmus and Maynard
Wed, 05/25/2022 - 17:00
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Moderated Panel: Communicate and Connect
Moderated Panel: Communicate and Connect
David Kepron - Transforming Retail
David Kepron - Transforming Retail
David Gillam and David Figueroa - Global Wayfinding
David Gillam and David Figueroa - Global Wayfinding
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