Dayton Schroeter

Dayton Schroeter

Dayton is a Design Principal who has championed Design Justice advocacy throughout his career at SmithGroup. As a leader of the firm’s Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, his charge is to lead design projects that address the systemic injustice that architecture and planning have perpetuated for historically disenfranchised communities of color.

Dayton Schroeter
Washington DC

2022 SEGD GLOBAL DESIGN AWARDS: Celebrating Design that Connects People to Place

2022 SEGD GLOBAL DESIGN AWARDS: Celebrating Design that Connects People to Place

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WASHINGTON, June 22, 2022 — This year's winning projects in the SEGD Global Design Awards were announced on June 17, 2022, during the in-person 2022 SEGD Global Design Awards Ceremony at the SEGD Conference hosted at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Portland, Oregon.
The 38 winning projects span a range of topics, disciplines, and verticals, highlighting the role of design in addressing themes of tolerance, equity, sustainability, protest, and change. From monuments to victims of enslavement and persecution to immersive explorations of words, moving images, science, and more; to places that thoughtfully welcome people back to the workplace, school, and public spaces. This year's award-winning designers truly showcased the power of design to tell critical stories, bring people together, and inspire positive change worldwide.

Designing Inclusive Experiences - Dayton Schroeter, SmithGroup

Dayton Schroeter, Principal, SmithGroup
Dayton will talk about how you design inclusive narrative experiences that are inclusive and incorporate a multiplicity of voices and viewpoints.

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Unlearning: Designing Inclusive Narrative Experiences

Dayton Schroeter, AIA, Design Principal, SmithGroup. Dayton heads the firm’s Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and leads  projects including the National Slavery Museum and Society’s Cage,an installation that sheds awareness on the effects of racism.

Clement Hamani, is a Japanese-American visual artist and Vice President of Exhibitions and Art Director at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM). Clement’s recent projects include curating exhibitions at JANM and his studio art specializing in New Genres.

Racial Justice Commission: Mandating and Creating Greater Inclusivity within SEGD

Racial Justice Commission: Encouraging Greater Inclusivity within SEGD

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In response to historical racial injustice and the renewed calls for change across all institutions, eight members of SEGD have formed the organization’s first-ever Racial Justice Commission. Their mission: to advance racial justice within SEGD and the field of Experiential Graphic Design by serving  as an advisory group and providing guidance to committees, chapters, and staff—all in support of more inclusivity and accountability within the organization. 

Jurors of the 2021 SEGD Global Design Awards

Jurors of the 2021 SEGD Global Design Awards

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Each year, SEGD celebrates those designers whose work best connects people to place, exemplifying the organization’s mission to “Educate, Connect and Inspire.” These firms and their exemplary design projects are recognized by the Global Design Awards, representing the best in experiential graphic design and spanning a wide range of topics, disciplines, and verticals.


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