Chicago—Earlier today, John Lutz nearly announced his candidacy to assumed billions of Internet viewers and his purported Facebook friends: “My name is John Lutz and I’m announcing my candidacy because I’m #goingsomewhere”. An elderly relative was reported as saying, “I’m glad he’s going somewhere. I’d like my basement back.”
Does your boss need some persuading to sign off on your trip to Chicago for the 2015 SEGD ConferenceJune 4-6? We can help with that. Here’s a letter that will show her the ROI, not to mention the ROO and the ROA!
What do the SEGD 2015 Wayfinding Workshop and Walt Disney have in common?
I spent a few hours at the Walt Disney Museumin San Francisco last Friday after the SEGD Wayfinding Workshop.Created by Rockwell Group in 2009, the museum provides a fascinating look into Walt Disney, the man. From the very first display, you are made aware of what drove Disney.
It created some desperately needed perspective on the evolution of XGD today
The 2015 SEGD Academic Summit, June 3 in Chicago, will present the latest in peer-reviewed research related to EGD and XGD. Topics include Social Engagement through EGD, Responding to User-Centered Needs through Designed Experiences and User Engagement in Interactive Signage Design, among others.
See the full 2015 SEGD Academic Summit agenda here.
Happy Spring! I hope everyone is having a productive season, feeling inspired every bit of the way. From talking to members over the last few months, it appears that people are busier than ever and that’s a great thing. We recently held our quarterly board meeting at the RTKL offices in downtown Los Angeles, where we reviewed several planning issues for 2015, including our strategic plan.
I have a confession to make: I'm a closeted dessert eater. When I'm out, I often cave to peer pressure, and say, "Oh, I'm too full for dessert." But when I'm alone or with my trusted inner-circle of dessert-eating friends... it's totally on!
Zagat's Sara Freeman just covered the 10 Hottest New Restaurants in Chicago. From old-school Italian to groundbreaking new concept restaurants- these are the trendiest eateries in the windy city. Use this list to plot your culinary courses during your 2015 SEGD Conference ExperienceJune 4-6. Yum!
For each, here's a link to more information, and a ten word super-summary: