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Digital Signage & Media Event

Please join usat RTKL's Downtown Los Angeles office for an evening focused on digital signage and video wall integration. Presented by Peter Lawrence from premier display manufacturer Planar, this informative session will include an introduction to digital media, new technologies, and how to integrate media into your projects. The presentation will conclude with a Q&A discussion.Food and refreshments will be provided. Please reserve a space by registering here 

SEGD NYC Chapter / Xlab Mix It Up

We are excited to announce our next Mix It Up event. Reconnect with old friends and meet new ones as the New York Chapter welcomes Xlab attendees to NYC at this happy hour event.

Wednesday November 5, 2014
Cash bar and light hors d'oeuvres from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Globe
Back Area 
158 E 23rd Street (between Lexington and Third Avenue) 
New York, NY 10010

2014 Holiday Social

Let's kick-off the holiday season with an evening of festivities kindly hosted at the studios of Martinelli Environmental Graphics. This evening will include networking, a shop tour and a product introduction by Arlon Graphics. Also, we'll be making holiday ornaments so you will get a chance to show off your vinyl weeding and squeegee skills!

Please RSVP early so we can plan for catering and materials.

Hope to see you there!

Charlotte Chapter Lunch & Learn with Alchemy Graphics on 10/23
10/23 Lunch and Learn with Alchemy

Please join your local SEGD Charlotte Chapter for a Lunch & Learn featuring Alchemy Dimensional Graphics.  Alchemy Dimensional Graphics is a wholesale-only supplier to the architectural signage market.  Their motto "Art, Science, Technology and a Touch of Magic" sums up thier approach to sign manufacturing.  Michael Maloney will share their compression-molded, fully integral sign fabrication process.
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Event Recap: Small Talks. Big Ideas with Float4 at the LED Lab

On Tuesday October 7th, the New York Chapter hosted an Small Talks.Big Ideas. with Float4 at the LED Lab. Members came together to experience the LED Lab for networking and presentations by
Alexandre Simionescu, Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Creative Director, Float4 and Marcel DeKeyzer, Founder, LED Lab. The two presentations focused on what the LED lab is, how it is used by designers and the best practices for developing content and projects to meet client needs.
A special thanks to the team at the LED Lab and Float4 for coordinating this event with us!

fd2s Studio Crawl

The second event in our Studio Crawl series, where we are showcasing local EGD firms and giving students a look into the typical day for a local experiential graphic designer. For this crawl, will be getting an up-close-and-personal look at fd2s' new office. Curtis Roberts and Steve Stamper will guide the group.

Join us immediately afterwards for a social, sponsored by S|N|A.


Design Week Portland event map

Revolution in the Landscape: Re-experience Halprin's Fountains
Tuesday, October 7, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
RSVP through Eventbrite.

DWP Sneak Peak!

Seven design teams bring temporary installations to the Portland Open Sequence. We explore the role of EGD and XGD in public space and push our creatively with temporary solutions. Come watch the installation during the day, and come back for the 'happening' starting at 6:30pm.   

Revolution in the Landscape: Re-experience Halprin's Fountains
Tuesday, October 7, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Craft & Design Studio tour at the Harbourfront Centre

Save the date! We have secured an event on November 13 from 4-6PM. The event is free, however, space is limited to 25 and RSVP via Eventbrite is required:

We will gather at Lavazza Espression café at Harbourfront Centre at 4PM. We will tour Harbourfront Centre's studio space and learn about their resources, mentorship, exhibition, etc.

Sign Painters Event: A Success!

What a successful evening! Thanks again to all who attended the Sign Painters documentary film screening. 


Levi's Stadium Tour


Join SEGD SF for a 90-minute private guided tour with access to “behind the scenes” areas including premium club lounges, press level, locker rooms, green roof and the Sony 49ers Museum. Following our tour we will mingle at chef Michael Mina’s Bourbon Pub.

Small Talks. Big Ideas. with Float4 at the LED Lab

We are excited to announce our upcoming Small Talks. Big Ideas. with Float4 at the LED Lab. These events allow attendees to participate in engaging presentations and dialogues. Light refreshments will be served. 

Alexandre Simionescu, Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Creative Director, Float4
Marcel DeKeyzer, Founder, LED Lab

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Quality in the Patient Environment Conference

Lucy Richards will be speaking at the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management Conference which takes place on 8 October at Manchester Central. Lucy's paper, titled ‘What if . . . ?’, aims to inspire delegates with innovative design approaches to improved wellbeing for patients, visitors and staff in different healthcare settings.


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Town Hall

We are hosting a Town Hall event to kick-off the new SEGD Los Angeles chapter on October 2nd at Gensler’s downtown office. Our goal at this event is to connect with current and past members to find out what you would like to get out of the new chapter.

RSVP at Eventbrite


SEGD NYC Goes Back to School

The NYC Chapter recently visited the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) to introduce students to SEGD and XGD. On Thursday Sept. 4th, Board Member Bryan Meszaros and Chapter Chairs, Anna Sharp and Anthony Ferrara gave a presentation to Christina Lyons' Graduate Exhibition Design course. The presentation consisted of an introduction to SEGD as well as project examples designed by each member that showed the range of XGD from strategy/planning, signage/wayfinding to digital and retail experiences.  

Sign Painters - Special Film Screening

On Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:30-8:30PM, SEGD Toronto opens its doors for an intimate, one-night only screening of Faythe Levine and Samuel Macon's beautiful 80 minutes documentary: Sign Painters. Sign Painters celebrates the hand-painted sign industry, an American tradition. This documentary explores a fascinating insight into a highly specialized underground trade, emphasizing an appreciation for a balance between art and commerce. 

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Join us at Gelberg Signs - Washington, DC. We will tour the fabrication shop and talk with the architect and designer responsible for Metro's new Silver Line signage. Stick around afterwards for a beer across the street at 3Stars Brewing. 

Gelberg Signs
6511 Chillum Place NW
Washington, DC 20012
Phone: 202-882-7733 or 757-438-2665

Proceed and be Bold! Poster Image
Proceed and Be Bold!

The Printing Museum has secured the rights to screen an acclaimed documentary about Amos Paul Kennedy, a letterpress poster printer from Chicago. Funds raised from the evening will help  preserve the Museum’s outstanding collection of printing equipment.  Proceed and Be Bold! joins Amos for a titillating retelling of his story, while examining the pretensions and provisions of the art world. The work of this self-proclaimed “Humble Negro Printer” raises emotionally-charged questions and reveals remarkable depth beneath the bold print.

Rare Book Salon


The Colorado Court of Appeals Law Library is excited to host an after-hours tour of select legal materials for members of AIGA Colorado & SEGD.

How UTS made its campus smart - SEGD SYDNEY

Last month, SEGD held its second event for Sydney’s experiential design community – a fascinating discussion about transforming University of Technology Sydney (UTS) into a smart campus. If you missed it, here’s an excerpt…

The panellists were: Bryce Hutchinson, UTS; Nick Bannikoff, BrandCulture; Bruce Duyshart, Meld Strategies; Steve Plummer, Pam Wayfinding; Nigel O’Connell, Displayground; moderated by Stephen Minning, BrandCulture and Pam Wayfinding.

SM: Bryce, tell us about the UTS $1+ billion master plan in terms of your wayfinding objectives?

The State of UX Design in Australia?

Nick Bannikoff and Carlo Giannasca recently spoke to InDesign about why they’re on a mission to build a strong community of experiential designers in Australia. 

Earlier this year, Nick Bannikoff (BrandCulture) and Carlo Giannasca (Urbanite) announced they were bringing the Society of Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) to Sydney. They spoke to InDesign candidly about the rise of experiential design (UX) and how the blending of graphics, wayfinding and interiors can make for better-branded workplace/retail fitouts.

Lincoln's Cottage
DC Destinations: Lincoln's Cottage

Presidents Lincoln Cottage
140 Rock Creek Church Rd NW, Washington, DC 20011

Please join us at 6 PM for an insider’s tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage and the temporary exhibit, “America by Belief”! The project team, including client, designers and content developer, will lead the tour. 

SEGD Denver Sign Painters Movie Night
Sign Painters Movie Night


Join SEGD Denver and the Colorado Chautauqua Association for a signage themed movie night on Friday, January 12th! Come learn about the fascinating and now highly specialized 150 year-old American tradition of sign painting. 

SEGD Denver's Digital by Design Panel Discussion
Digital by Design

SEGD Denver’s Digital by Design event was a huge success and featured an expert panel of professionals who work in the fields of environmental and experiential graphic design. The event centered on best practices for implementing digital signage programs and featured speakers who’s expertise ranged from design to fabrication to providing content. Marty Gregg, principal of ArtHouse Design joined Jim Zazenski, president of Boyd Sign Systems and David Levin, president and CEO of Four Winds Interactive, each speaking to their unique point of view and associated best practices.

Happy 2018!

Happy new year, SEGD supporters. We had a great 2017 here in Chicago, culminating in our last event of the year -- partnering with Pechakucha Chicago for their Volume 44 event.

Below are some photos of the event. SEGD members Julie Maggos, AJ Goehle, and Tom-Burke-Kaiser presented, with Molly Zakrajsek emceeing.


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