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Cayton Children’s Museum

Finalist 2020
Cayton Children’s Museum

With the blank canvas of a brand-new 21,000-square-foot home in Santa Monica Place retail center, the Cayton Children’s Museum had a unique opportunity to expand its offerings and engage new local and international audiences. Given the overall mission to teach community values and inspire a sense of inclusion and social responsibility through immersive and imaginative play, the design firm was challenged to help Sharewell conceive of the museum’s new branding, iconography, design palette, collateral (both digital and print) as well as the naming of multiple components of the museum.

Pipefitters

Finalist 2020
Pipefitters

Pipefitter Association Local 537 is a 100 year-old construction trade association, representing over 3,000 members, working on pipefitting, welding and HVAC/refrigeration projects of all shapes and sizes throughout Massachusetts. Their two existing buildings—built in 1880 and 1964—were outdated, uninspiring and uninviting.

2020 Best of Show—The National Memorial for Peace and Justice

2020 Best of Show—The National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Read Time: 9 minutes

Honor & Best of Show Awards 2020

The environmental graphic design of The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (National Lynching Memorial) in Montgomery, Alabama was a collaboration between the Equal Justice Initiative, MASS Design Group (architects) and Small Stuff with collaborator afreeman (environmental graphic design).

2020 SEGD Fellow and Achievement Award Honorees Announced

2020 SEGD Fellow and Achievement Award Winners Announced

Since 1987, the Society for Experiential Graphic Design, SEGD, has honored the individuals, companies, and institutions whose work has significantly advanced the environmental and experiential graphic design fields. This year, in place of the association’s annual conference and awards celebrations, SEGD will be hosting a series of virtual events, the 2020 SEGD Achievement Awards & Auction to celebrate our honorees, which will be held on June 24, 2020, at 7:00 PM EDT. The 2020 honorees, awards, and their biography links are as follows:

 

Together, Apart—Checking in with the SEGD Community

Together, Apart—Checking in with the SEGD Community

Read Time: 5 minutes

*UPDATED: 05/27/20

"May you live in interesting times," goes the ubiquitous phrase (curse?) of dubious origin—and here we are, strangely both closer together, and farther apart than ever before. But designers and fabricators dig a challenge, right? The SEGD community is a truly special group of people from around the globe—bound together by their warm collegial comportment, and love of design excellence and shared experiences—who continue to find creative ways to connect, inspire and help others across their teams and across the globe.

Daktronics and DCL Produce Curved LED Feature Display for Complexity Gaming

Daktronics and DCL Deliver Curved LED Feature Display for Complexity Gaming

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The production of a double-sided, twisting LED media feature that now serves as the centerpiece for Complexity Gaming's Esports training venue in Frisco, Texas, was the result of a collaboration between Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota and Design Communications Limited (DCL) of Boston, Massachusetts, who engineered, managed, fabricated and installed the engaging media display using narrow Daktronics LED displays.

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Honor Award 2020
Best of Show Award 2020
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice

The environmental graphic design of The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (National Lynching Memorial) in Montgomery, Alabama was a collaboration between the Equal Justice Initiative, MASS Design Group (architects) and Small Stuff with collaborator afreeman (environmental graphic design).

The overall context and purpose of the project is best described by the Equal Justice Initiative:

Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice

Honor Award 2020
Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice

In 2018, after a two-year renovation, the landmark building reopened as the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice; more than a headquarters, the center is a vibrant, accessible hub for champions of social justice. The engaging brand expression program draws inspiration from the building’s 1960s period while visually complementing the organization’s evocative art collection. The design concept “A Bold Whisper” expresses the Foundation’s quiet confidence in its mission and key international initiatives.

The Future of Experience and Place: 2019 SEGD Xlab, Brooklyn, Nov. 7-8

The Future of Experience & Place: 2019 SEGD Xlab, Brooklyn, Nov. 7-8

Read Time: 2.5 minutes

You've already got your Xlab 2019 ticket, but how do you get your colleague, friend or peer in-the-know so they don't miss out on an amazing lineup of EGD speakers, experiential NYC tours and one unique keynote session by an economist who has been putting value in the experience industry for 20 years? Save them from the FOMO and send them a link to this press release! Too much is at stake.

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