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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.