2014 Convergence

Emmaus House, Atlanta

By Lynne Bernhardt

We were astounded by the creativity and enthusiastic participation of all our members who took part in Design Improv(e) during the 2014 SEGD Conference in Atlanta.

Reboot, get inspired, and network! The SEGD Conference is the only annual conference designed for creatives working in Experiential Graphic Design. Check out the full agenda now!

Download the full program PDF online now! Print it out to have as a reference before you get to Atlanta. You will receive the final bound copy of the program in your conference bag at registration.

The 2014 Academic Summit Program is now available for download as a PDF file! Please print a copy for yourself if you are planning to attend the event on Thursday, June 5.

Henry Incorporated Banner

For over 50 years, Henry Incorporated has specialized in producing unusual fabrication and construction projects. This specialty construction consists of architectural signs, ornamental metals, electronic displays, canopies, sculptures, stone and marble fabrication, lighting, custom light fixtures, and the list goes on and on.

Hank Richardson, Portfolio Center

Hank Richardson has long been a leader of The Portfolio Center. During his tenure there, his students have garnered more than 5,000 local and national awards, and his graduates are employed in the most highly respected firms and agencies in the world, including And Partners, The Attic, Cartoon Network, CNN, DesGrippes Gobe, Goodby Silverstein, Hornell Anderson, Hallmark, Landor, Leo Burnett, Martha Stewart, MTV, Pentagram, The Richards Group, Sapient and VSA and others. Hank is an avid teacher and inspiring leader in design education.

Seth Capshaw, Miira Artist Tools

Seth Capshaw is Lead Designer for Miira Artist Tools, a start-up that develops innovative tools for developing and experienced artists. He has been as the designer and co-inventor of Miira’s signature product The View Frame, the design of the UX and UI of the Miira iOS application, as well as the brand of the company and it’s products.

Gretchen Cherrill, Airpark Signs & Graphics

Gretchen Wilde is a co-chair of the Phoenix Chapter.

Gretchen Wilde started Airpark Signs & Graphics, a leader in architectural signage in the Southwest, in her mothers family room in 1983. The company has cultivated extensive expertise in all facets of the process, from design through fabrication and installation. Gretchen and Airpark Signs & Graphics are mindful of the impact of architectural detail on the integrity of projects as a whole. They work closely with their clients to realize their vision and enhance their overall objectives.

Will Ayers, GNU Group

Will Ayers is a principal and leader of GNU Group's Southern California office, located in an iconic architectural landmark - the Fine Arts Building -  in downtown Los Angeles. He serves as a design strategist and is a member of the GNU Group’s Leadership Team, which is responsible for management oversight of all aspects of the group's practice. Will Ayers brings to the firm an extraordinary pedigree in environmental branding and experiential design.

Mark Andreasson, Design Communications Ltd.

Mark Andreasson is President of Design Communications Ltd. (DCL), a leading fabricator in the environmental graphic design profession and partner in numerous award-winning EGD projects. DCL has collaborated on signage systems for some of the most high-profile clients in the world, from Coca-Cola and Boy Scouts of America to the Newseum and the Royal Bank of Scotland.


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