Downtown Denise Scott Brown at the Architekturzentrum Wien is the first major exhibition dedicated to Denise Scott Brown -- iconic architect, urban planner, teacher, and writer. With partner and husband Robert Venturi, Denise has guided designers and thinkers since the 1960s yet remains obscured and misunderstood.
Toronto’s PATH is the world’s largest underground pedestrian complex. The network connects office towers with public transit, and experiences more than 200,000 business-day commuters, and thousands of additional tourists, visitors and residents.
Touted as the City of Austin’s new “living room”, the new Central Library is equal parts library and community center. The Escher-like effect of the multi-level atrium, with its crisscrossing stairs and bridges, gives the facility a cohesive feel both laterally and vertically while providing an abundance of natural light.
Who We Are: Visualizing NYC By the Numbers is a new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York that explores and highlights the importance of the upcoming 2020 Census. The exhibition focuses on the historical legacy of census taking and features contemporary artistic responses to concepts of counting, government appropriation, and individual versus collective identity.
JLL engaged us to incorporate their brand identity and add compelling visual elements to their renovated Denver location in 2018. In the highly competitive world of commercial real estate, JLL understood the importance of personalizing its space to engage its local workforce and create an emotional connection to the JLL brand through the physical space.
The New Victory Theater is New York’s first and only nonprofit performing arts venue offering year-round programming for young audiences. Pentagram has designed a new brand identity and environmental graphics for the theater on West 42nd Street.
The centerpiece is a 51-foot-long mural made of felt, a material that is ideal for a child-friendly environment. Pentagram collaborated on the project with the architecture firm H3, which is working with the theater to reconceive its lobby space to better engage audiences.
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh has launched MuseumLab, a new maker space for older kids in the former Carnegie Free Library down the block from the Children’s Museum in Allegheny Commons. Pentagram has refreshed the brand identity for the Children’s Museum and designed the signage, wayfinding and environmental graphics for the new Lab.
The new Kunsthalle Mannheim is a "museum in motion" committed and rousing, innovative and cosmopolitan. The graphic identity of the museum finds inspiration from the architecture itself and aims to be pure, clear, and direct. When physically entering the building, visitors walk through a transparent metal mesh façade that defines a grid system within the architecture. This grid system was used as the backbone of the wayfinding and orientation systems that were installed.
The new Pre-Columbian Gold Museum — located at the heart of downtown San José, within one of the most iconic buildings in Costa Rica — is a subterranean modern masterpiece building below the central Plaza de la Cultura. It holds one of the most relevant archaeological collections in Costa Rica and the world. Its new design reimagines the museum experience as a space for learning and interaction.
Eleven students and 2 professors traveled to Denmark in order to learn — and learn from — Danish Design. Sustainability and Climate Change are issues that have been on the rise for some time now. Copenhagen became the site of study for 9 students and 2 professors from the West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Having spent 21 days visiting 3 castles, a type foundry, probably the best internationally famous beer brewing company’s, an image design team and 3 very sophisticated artsy museums the class of ART 350 is ready to share the essence of Danish Design.