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Who Will Own the Smart City?

Who will own the smart city?

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.

The Design Cure—Applying Exhibit Design Expertise to Schools, Libraries, Hospitals, and Airports

The Design Cure: Applying Exhibit Design Expertise to Schools, Libraries, Hospitals, and Airports

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

Design Software Survey Results

Click to access the members only survey results for design software useage

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.

 

Does Consistency in Design Lead to “Blanding”?

Does Consistency in Design Lead to "Blanding"?

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.

This Is Your Year

2017 SEGD Conference Chair Anna Sharp on Why You Should Attend

When I was first approached to chair the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami, I imagined the draw for everyone would be the amazing weather and location. Upon digging in and learning more about the designers and projects occurring both in Miami and South America, I was impressed by how much design innovation and expertise we could feature.

SEGD's 2017 Branded Environments Knocked it out of the Ballpark!

Branded Environments 2017 Tour T-Mobile Arena

This year’s decision to bring the topic of Branded Environments to DSE was made to strategically expose as wide an audience as possible to the value that brand integration brings to environments, spaces, communities and places. That clearly resonated with attendees with an increase of over 50% in registrations.

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