Donald Meeker

Meeker and Associates

Meeker & Associates was founded in 1985 by Donald Meeker. Although trained in design and fine arts, Meeker’s approach to design has been shaped by his experience as a community planner, his love of the outdoors, his work in public and corporate environmental graphic design with Richard Danne and Bruce Blackburn, and his father’s influence as a structural engineer.

Questions, Answered—Four Years of SEGD Interviews

Questions, Answered—Four Years of SEGD Interviews

Read Time: 7.5 minutes

SEGD and SEGD Members ask a lot of questions—and—we get the answers! Over the past four years, we've published a lot of interviews—interviews with fellows, friends of the community, with designers young and old, the famous and the unknown. For your summer reading pleasure, we've compiled 20 interviews that cover a broad range of topics and interviewees. 

Have a few minutes (or several hours) to spare? Happy reading! 

 

The Fellows

FHWA Stands by Clearview Decision for Highway Signs, but Clarifies its Use for Community Wayfinding

Clearview in Pennsylvania

While state highway engineers are rushing to put the brakes on use of Clearview on federal highway guide signs, the Federal Highway Administration says its decision to withdraw conditional approval of the typeface was about licensing fees as well as safety. It also clarified that Clearview is still an acceptable alternative for community wayfinding programs.

States, Highway Officials Push Back on Clearview Turnaround

Clearview on U.S. highway signs

The Federal Highway Administration’s turnaround on the use of Clearview—the typeface designed to improve highway sign legibility, especially for aging drivers—has state highway officials, Clearview designers and researchers frustrated and wondering how to push back the clock.

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