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CEO Update Q2 2016: Going From Strength to Strength

SEGD CEO Update Q2 2016

It's the day after conference and there is a steady flow of people from the taxi stand outside the Westin Seattle. We're all heading home. Some look a little worn out, but it does not appear that we took any casualties, despite some really good stories. Way to throw a family party, SEGD clan!

The Design of your Business Part 2

Infinite Scale's Office in Salt Lake City

How to get involved earlier in projects.

About two years ago we published a thought piece on the design of your business - viewing it as just another design problem and applying the thinking that you apply to client projects to the design of your business.

Part two considers some proven approaches to growing your business from other design disciplines

FHWA Stands by Clearview Decision for Highway Signs, but Clarifies its Use for Community Wayfinding

Clearview in Pennsylvania

While state highway engineers are rushing to put the brakes on use of Clearview on federal highway guide signs, the Federal Highway Administration says its decision to withdraw conditional approval of the typeface was about licensing fees as well as safety. It also clarified that Clearview is still an acceptable alternative for community wayfinding programs.

Refik Anadol is Changing Public Spaces with His Poetic Digital Installations. He’ll Show You How at DesignX March 15!

Refik Anadol at DesignX at DSE 2016

You don’t have to understand what parametric data is to experience the poetic, dynamic beauty of Refik Anadol’s work. The Istanbul-born, LA-based media artist combines real-time data and live audio/visual elements to create site-specific, immersive media experiences that challenge our perception of space and question the distinction between physical and digital.

States, Highway Officials Push Back on Clearview Turnaround

Clearview on U.S. highway signs

The Federal Highway Administration’s turnaround on the use of Clearview—the typeface designed to improve highway sign legibility, especially for aging drivers—has state highway officials, Clearview designers and researchers frustrated and wondering how to push back the clock.

Watch Your Language: SEGD Standard Form of Agreement

SEGD Standard Form of Agreement 2016

SEGD’s Standard Form of Agreement has been revised and revamped, with important new language around Intellectual Property and other timely topics. It also includes an extensive new appendix to help you develop contracts. Revised by its original author, Virginia Gehshan, FSEGD, Cloud Gehshan Associates, it includes clear, straightforward, standardized language that works for a wide range of design practices. It’s highly useful, and FREE to SEGD members. Thank you Virginia!

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