Xlab, SEGD’s technology and innovation conference for the experiential graphic design community, was held two weeks ago on October 27 and 28.
Mike Rawlinson is a founding director of City ID, a specialist design company based in New York, USA and Bristol, UK.
He has led the development and delivery of innovative, ground-breaking design projects and strategies in the US, Europe and the UK – the quality of which is demonstrated through their legacy. Mike has extensive experience in master planning, streetscape design, wayfinding, information systems, transportation, city identity, public art and legibility projects.
In 2017, Mike Rawlinson was awarded the prestigious title of Royal Designer for Industry by the Royal Society of Arts. This title was awarded for his sustained design excellence, work of aesthetic value and significant benefit to society.
In particular, Mike is credited with developing the Legible Cities movement, pioneered in Bristol, and now extending to a number of cities in the UK, Europe and USA. These projects seek to improve peoples understanding and experience of cities and destinations through the implementation of identity, wayfinding and integrated transportation projects.
Mike’s work on city legibility has been cited as best practise by APA, and SEGD in the US, as well as the European Union (EU), The UK Department for Transport (DfT), Communities and Local Government, The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), the UK Design Council, Design Business Association (DBA) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
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