Get ready for a spectacular celebration with SEGD!
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Get ready for a spectacular celebration with SEGD! Secure your spot for the nearly sold-out SEGD 50th Anniversary Conference taking place in Washington DC from August 23-26th, 2023. Day one kicks off with a theme, REFLECT, which promises to enlighten you with insights from our first line-up of speakers, who will guide you through the journey of design in the past five decades.
Immerse yourself in Llisa Demetrios’ exploration of her grandparents’, Charles and Ray Eames, unique philosophy on nurturing infinite curiosity. The Chief Curator of the Eames Institute of Infinite Curiosity, Llisa has been instrumental in maintaining the Eames legacy, further promoting a field of practice in interdisciplinary design that inspired SEGD Fellows and firms alike.
Experience the profound discussion between SEGD Fellows and design icons, Lance Wyman, FSEGD and Wayne Hunt, FSEGD as they delve into how design has been embraced by DC, the Federal Government, Metro, and the National Park Service, and its significant influence on the DC cultural landscape.
Meet Tré Seals, the visionary behind Vocal Type, whose mission to enhance diversity and empathy in the design industry led him to establish a type foundry introducing a diverse perspective to the field.
Discover Laurent Odde, Ph.D.’s innovative collaborations with artists and groups in developing projects that mirror community spirit and vitality through his leadership in the Art in Transit Program of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA/Metro).
Wayne Hunt, FSEGD, a figure whose contributions to design are widely respected, shares his thoughts on the critical role SEGD members have played in enhancing our Nation’s Capital over the years. “Designers are tasked with the delicate responsibility of enhancing America’s most cherished space, the National Mall. In the end, it’s all about facilitating an enriching interaction for thousands of visitors,” Wayne emphasizes. A 2004 SEGD Fellow, 2010 Distinguished Member Award honoree, 1995 Angel Award honoree, and SEGD President from 1999-2000, Wayne Hunt is a pioneer in the field of Environmental Graphic Design and Wayfinding Signage design. Having planned, designed, and implemented more than 200 signage, graphics, and exhibit projects worldwide, Wayne remains a key figure in the Society for Experiential Graphic Design, having served as its past national president and 2004 Fellow. Learn more about Wayne’s talk, the tour of the National Mall, and our other design icons, thought leaders, and legends here.
Don’t let this golden opportunity pass you by! Secure your place now and be a part of the 50-year journey of SEGD in shaping the design landscape.