2018 SEGD Global Design Awards: Interview with Valentin Spiess
Why You Should Submit Your Work in the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards

The design team responsible for the groundbreaking 2017 SEGD Global Design Awards Best of Show award-winning project was led by iart ag Chairman and CEO Valentin Spiess. Here, Valentin shares his process behind selecting the Best of Show winner, elements of a winning project and why you should submit your entries today.

Everything You Should Know About the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards
Everything You Should Know About the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards

There are only two weeks until the January 31 deadline. Here is everything you need to know about the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards all in one place to ensure that you’re making the most of the time you have left.

Submit your entries for the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards!
Communicating Your Vision—Insight Into the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards

Christina Lyons is no stranger to the SEGD Global Design Awards. In addition to joining the jury last year, she’s leading an impressive lineup of talented designers on the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards jury. Curious about why you should enter, what the jurors look for and how to put together a winning entry? Here’s what this jury vet has to say.

2018 SEGD Global Design Awards Categories Explained
2018 SEGD Global Design Awards Categories Explained

The 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards encompass seven categories that represent key practice areas of experiential graphic design. To help guide you through the submission process, here are the seven categories with examples of project types and past winners.

2018 SEGD Global Design Awards
The Dos and Don'ts of Preparing a Winning Entry

Entering the 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards may seem daunting, but fear not! Here's a list of the "dos and don'ts" to help you get started and increase your chances of winning.

What's Your Resolution?
What's Your Resolution?

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about how to make 2018 the best year yet. Lucky for you, being a part of a professional association like SEGD means that you have many tools at your disposal to make sure you’re on the path for success.

We need your help to make 2017 an historic year for SEGD
And you thought Y2K was a nail biter?

Remember Y2K?

It was a nail bitter all right. We were all wondering what would happen when the digital clocks clicked over to read 2000 for the first time.

The predictions ran from Armageddon to meh! Firms across the globe were preparing; some tech support teams did not much enjoy that new year. I personally had a great time at a Y2K party on the rooftop of a 47-story building in Hong Kong! Where were you?

Experience disruption at 2017 SEGD Xlab
What Does Disruption Mean to You?

Disruption means something different to everyone. But no matter what it means to you, it's already creating fantastic new opportunities in experiential graphic design. We asked the innovative speakers and moderators leading this year’s Xlab what disruption means to them. Here’s what they had to say.

5 Reasons You Should Attend Xlab
5 Ways This Year’s Xlab Will Challenge, Excite and Inspire You

At this year’s Xlab, you'll meet incredible speakers, learn about inspiring projects, go on exclusive tours and connect with designers and makers from around the world at this exciting two-day event focused on “Experiences in the Era of Disruption.“ Haven't made up your mind just yet? Here are five good reasons you need to be at Xlab this year.

Experience innovation with 2017 SEGD Xlab Tours
Experience Innovation with 2017 SEGD Xlab Tours

Studio innovation tours provide exclusive access to innovative spaces and a first-hand opportunity to learn from leaders in the industry. At the 2017 SEGD Xlab event, attendees can choose from six studio innovation tours and two experiential walking tours on Friday, November 3.

Join Matthew McNerney of Potion at 2017 SEGD Xlab
Staying Relevant in a Constantly Changing World with Matthew McNerney

At the 2017 SEGD Xlab event, Potion’s Director of Design will share his insight on what disruption means for immersive environments and how he has integrated new platforms to enhance the user experience. Here, Matthew McNerney discusses his session on Disrupted Storytelling, his approach to design and what it takes to lead innovation.

Join Patrick Gallagher, FSEGD, at the 2017 SEGD Xlab event.
Embracing Disruption with Patrick Gallagher, FSEGD

Patrick Gallagher wants to know: Are you prepared for the disruption of your business in the future? On November 2, the SEGD Fellow will challenge attendees to think about the way they approach design at the 2017 SEGD Xlab event.

Join Valentin Spiess for 2017 SEGD Xlab
Striving for Innovation with Valentin Spiess

On November 2, Valentine Spiess of iart ag will close the 2017 SEGD Xlab event with a keynote presentation on the award-winning Kunstmuseum Basel Light Frieze and his firm’s work at the intersection of digital and physical. But for now, Valentin shares where he finds inspiration, how he approaches design and what it means to win the 2017 SEGD Global Design Awards Best of Show.

Staying Ahead of the Innovation Curve with Carlo Bailey
Staying Ahead of the Innovation Curve with Carlo Bailey

On November 2, Carlo Bailey will join a stellar lineup of visionaries for this year’s Xlab event. In his session, he will offer a glimpse into how WeWork is leveraging user research and advanced spatial analytics to inform their design process and product offerings. Here, Carlo expounds upon his tech background, his role at WeWork and how innovation drives his success.

What you missed at 2017 SEGD Wayfinding
What You Missed at the Wayfinding Event of the Year

What an amazing Wayfinding event we had last week in Boston. Featuring sold-out tours, an all-star line-up of presenters and numerous opportunities for wayfinding professionals from around the world to connect with each other, this was the largest Wayfinding event in SEGD history! If you were there, you know how great it was. But if you couldn't make it, here's what you missed out on.

2017 Communication + Place Now Available Online
2017 Communication + Place Papers Now Available Online

Every year, SEGD holds a call for papers to gather the new thinking about practice and education. Selected papers are presented at the Academic Summit at the SEGD Conference and published in Communication + Place. 2017 papers have been published and are available for review.

Share your industry knowledge
Share Your Knowledge

SEGD members represent a diverse network of experts, innovators and practitioners. Our community is stronger with the knowledge, skills and talents our members share. Here are some exclusive opportunities you may not realize you have to share your insight with the world.

Enhance Your Industry Knowledge with SEGD
Enhance Your Industry Knowledge

To get ahead, you need a comprehensive understanding of the industry, opportunities to develop a broad range of skills and access to the latest technologies and leading innovations in experiential graphic design—and there is no better place for enhancing your knowledge of all things XGD than SEGD.

See Boston with 2017 SEGD Wayfinding Tours
Experience Boston Design with 2017 SEGD Wayfinding Tours

Led by local experts, 2017 SEGD Wayfinding tours will span a wide cross-section of settings, from an airport and a hospital to workspaces and urban wayfinding.

Make valuable connections when you join SEGD.
Make Valuable Connections

Whether you’re just starting out in the industry or you’ve been around the block a few times, access to SEGD’s network of experiential graphic designers is invaluable. Building relationships within the association sets up both you and your firm for success.

Join Annelle Stotz at 2017 SEGD Wayfinding
The Convergence of Signage, Placemaking and Space with Annelle Stotz

In two weeks, Annelle Stotz will join a top-notch lineup of speakers at the 2017 SEGD Wayfinding event in Boston. We interviewed Annelle about her work at IA Interior Architects, her favorite projects and her 2017 SEGD Wayfinding session. Here's what she had to say.

Join or Renew Your SEGD Membership Today!
Increase Your Visibility

Future employers. Potential clients. Industry partners. Fellow designers. Showcasing yourself and your skills is good for your professional development and good for business. As an SEGD member, you have access to a network of nearly 2,000 experiential graphic design professionals, educational resources and tools tailored specifically to the experiential graphic design community.

Wayfinding the Future with Clifford Selbert, FSEGD
Wayfinding the Future with Clifford Selbert, FSEGD

At the 2017 SEGD Wayfinding event, Clifford Selbert, FSEGD, will share his expertise on how he’s seen XGD evolve over his distinguished career and what’s in store for the future. Here, Cliff provides a little insight into his journey, his inspirations and his session, WTF > Wayfinding the Future.

Building a Global Design Community with Richard Poulin
Championing Global Design Excellence with Richard Poulin, FSEGD

In homage to Walter Herdeg's Archigraphia, Richard Poulin, FSEGD, has written Archigraphia Redux—a new international survey of architectural, environmental and experiential graphic design in the 21st century. Here, Richard discusses what the original book meant to him, what he hopes to accomplish with Archigraphia Redux and how he’ll tie it all together in his 2017 SEGD Wayfinding keynote presentation.

Transforming Public Spaces Through Wayfinding Strategy
Transforming Public Space Through Wayfinding Strategy with Katie Osborn

In her 2017 Wayfinding session, Katie Osborn will share how user research and community engagement helped create wayfinding strategies for two very different outdoor spaces that were connected through a public infrastructure project twenty years in the making. We had a chance to speak with Katie about her professional journey, what inspires her and the 2017 SEGD Wayfinding event. Here’s what she had to say.


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