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SEGD KC is joining the Center for Architecture and Design

The Center is a Kansas City collective of design organizations that encompass Architecture (AIA), Planning (APA), Interiors (IIDA), Industrial Design (IDSA), Landscape Architecture (ASLA), Graphic Design (AIGA) and now Experiential Design (SEGD). The goal of the Center is to bring together multiple design disciplines and promote the professions to future generations. And to serve as a forum for discussion, collaboration and the promotion of quality design through programs, lectures, education and advocacy.

If you are a current member of SEGD – then congratulations, you are now also a member of the Center! This means you’ll receive a heads up on upcoming Center events and discounts on event registration. Speaking of events, the Center hosts over 20 events a year, including speakers, workshops and tours and of course the amazing KC Design Week. Keep track of upcoming Center events here: https://www.cfadkc.org/

We are so excited to bring SEGD to the table as an equal stakeholder at the Center. Together we can do big things. If you have any suggestions for Center events, speakers, tours or activities, please drop us a line, and we’ll bring it to the next board meeting. If you are interested in getting involved with Center activities – there will be lots of volunteer opportunities, just reach out if you are interested! 

XO - your Chapter Chairs, 

Jemma,  Jonathan  &  Shelley 



Come check out Kansas City’s largest 3D printer! Dimensional Innovations has recently added a $2.2 million 3-D printer (it's big enough to recreate the Notre Dame spire!). This beefy machine has a five-axis router that can make items 10 feet wide, 20 feet long and 5 feet high. WOAH. Join us for lunch (provided), a tour of DI’s impressive shop, and a close-up look at the 3D printer.

Please note: This event is limited to 20 persons. Lunch is provided.

Directions and Parking info here.

Much Thanks to Dimensional Innovations for sponsoring this event!



Who doesn't love a beer garden? Come share it with some fellow sign nerds.

Join us on Tue, June 25 for a Chapter Mixer at brewery Emperial. We’ll provide a recap and highlights from the recent SEGD conference and admire the design of the space by local firm Pendulum, and kick-ass Mural art by KC legend Scribe. Fingers crossed for sun!

Please RSVP Here


XO ~ your KC chapter Chairs, Jemma, Shelley & Jonathan





Join with your SEGD community to share some tips & tricks for CADtools. .

 This software is invaluable to so many of us – but everyone seems to use it differently. Some of us are just getting to know what CADtools can do – but even those of us who have used it for years are constantly uncovering new tips and tricks.

This will be a peer-led workshop. Participants are welcome to share their own tips and tricks for CADtools so that we can learn from each other. Get in touch if you'd like to present!

Snacks and drinks provided, all are welcome. 
Admission is free - but please RSVP here

Parking available in the garage off of 48th St.

See you on the 12th! 


XO ~ your KC chapter Chairs, Jemma, Shelley & Jonathan





Happy 2019! We are excited about growing our SEGD community this year and wanted to post a preliminary calendar of events. We are aiming to have something for everyone. If you would like to volunteer to assist in planning or events, or have suggestions for activities we can do as a community – please email us. We like volunteers. 

  • Q1: WINTER  CAD Tools Workshop: Tips & Tricks for detailing in Illustrator. A peer-led open knowledge share for all. Drinks & snacks on us. February 12, 6-8pm at 4800 Main st. KCMO. 
  • Q2: SPRING  Design Week Student Review: Portfolio review & career fair, timed around Senior Shows and Design Week - potentially in collaboration with other organizations such as AIA, AIGA, IIDA. Still lots of planning to do for this - Stay tuned. Digital, Experiential, Graphic, Interiors, Architecture focus – all are welcome.
  • Q3: SUMMER Happy Hour and Gallery / Museum Crawl: Open to all to gather in community and enjoy a different perspective of art and design. Have a gallery you'd love to include on the crawl? Let us know! 
  • Q4: FALL  People’s Choice Awards: A Pecha Kucha type project showcase for all the KC community to show off your best projects from the last year. The audience will vote for their favorite and the winners will be celebrated with tasty treats and lovely drinks. Digital, Experiential, Graphic, Interiors, Architecture focus – all are welcome. Stay tuned for details on how you can participate.
  • BONUS: 2+ smaller events such as Happy Hours, workshops, vendor showcases and activities. Watch this space for details. 

Also - We would love to showcase your work! if you have recent project work (located anywhere) that you would like to share with your local community, please email us so that we can brag about you! 

XO - your SEGD Chapter Chairs





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