Jonathan Alger is a founding partner of C&G Partners, active in all forms of communication design, especially exhibitions, interactive environments and public spaces. He is a dedicated advocate of strategic thinking and the thoughtful use of technology. He served two years as national President (2006-2007) of SEGD, the Society for Environmental Graphic Design.
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This past May, New York City opened its newest public park: Little Island. The park’s avant-garde design and prominent location—seeming to float above the Hudson River—has made it the latest “must see” attraction in New York. SEGD member firms C&G Partners (EGD designers) and DCL (fabricators) collaborated with the park’s architects, engineers, and landscape architects to create a program of family friendly signage and graphics for this “oasis of everything fun, whimsical and playful.”
Jonathan Alger served as past SEGD President and is Managing Partner and co-founder of C&G Partners. His clients span from American Express, to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Smithsonian, the 9/11 Museum and many more. Jonathan has received multiple honors from AIGA, AAM, Communication Arts, and holds a degree in Architecture from Yale University.
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Two new museums, one overarching goal: to present the history and influence of African American music to audiences in fun and engaging ways. The Louis Armstrong House Museum and upcoming Visitors Center in New York provides a deeper dive into the life and art of one of America’s greatest musicians.
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The Kress Collection encompasses more than 3,000 works of European art dispersed among regional and academic art museums across the United States with the largest single donation to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Collaborating with designers at C&G Partners, the Kress Foundation recently unveiled a new online art gallery featuring all 3,000+ works using the open source digital platform IIIF. Contributor Franck Mercurio interviews Maya Kopytman (C&G Partners) and Lisa W. Schermerhorn (Kress Foundation) to learn more.
Serra Museum, San Diego History Center, Virtual Tour and Discussion Keith Helmetag, Partner, C&G Partners discusses use of design to create a healing place to tell the story of the Kumeyaay Settlement
Today we are considering how we create experiences that tell whole truths? And, how do we tell those whole stories in the light of long standing racial negation, and an equally long-standing attitude of white privilege? How do we heal community division by design?