This informal design blog began as I departed for a year-long around-the-world trip in October 2016. My goal is to return to San Francisco in October 2017 inspired with fresh perspectives and energized to restart my design career. In design, anything is possible!
Experiential design is nothing new. In fact, the art of combining interactive storytelling with environmental design to engage an audience has been done exceptionally well by several brands and organizations. So why all the recent buzz? Why are advertising agencies and consulting firms suddenly throwing it around as the latest trend?
The 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami was a great event. It was well attended. And lots of fun, too! I'd like to extend a thank you to all who attended, sponsored, spoke and participated. There were so many highlights and moments of people enjoying themselves that we decided to create a photo gallery on the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miamipage. Enjoy!
By now you’ve probably seen those silver, black and blue monoliths on the streets of Manhattan. Looking like giant cell phones, they’re part of LinkNYC,the communication network CityBridge has installed in New York City as a replacement for 7,500 pay phones. These 10,000 electronic slabs are also something else: an early and somewhat faltering step on the road to the Smart City, dressed up now as a new class of street fixture.
People are craving experiences with greater value—experiences that offer a wider range of personal benefits and takeaways than were previously available when the purpose of many public places was more narrowly defined. In this blog, Lee H. Skolnick discusses what the emergence of “edutainment” venues means for exhibit design
What software do Experiential Graphic Design firms use? Find out what the benchmark for design software is in 2017.
The latest survey from SEGD conducted in May 2017 helps you understand which software to use for which applications. In many cases, there are already industry standards forming. Aligning with industry standards makes it easier to employ people with the right skills and experience.
When I attended the 2017 Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, Eric Heiman of Volume Inc. was speaking at the SEGD Branded Environments event. I sat front-row in a room filled with over 150 environmental graphic designers and those that help us do what we do, and I heard the term “blanding” for the first time.
On June 10, Sean Scensor will join a top-notch lineup of speakers at the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami and detail how renowned architectural firm Safdie Architects shaped a visionary masterplan and designed an innovative health sciences center in the heart of Cartegena, Colombia.