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Seeing the Better City

Seeing the Better City (image: book cover)

Read Time: 9.5 minutes

While big data, digital mapping and simulated cityscapes are valuable tools, using them without on-the-ground personal observation risks creating places that do not reflect authentic local context—the key to the method addressed in "Seeing the Better City" by Charles R. Wolfe.

The Vignelli Canon

The Vignelli Canon, published by Lars Müller Publishers (image: book cover)

Read Time: 6.5 minutes

Published in 2010 and again in 2017 by Lars Müller Publishers, but ultimately timeless, "The Vignelli Canon" is an easy-to-read, handheld guide to good graphic design and typography by the late legend and SEGD Fellow Massimo Vignelli, split into two parts: "The Intangibles" and "The Tangibles." 

Young Designers Ask Questions—Margo Malter and Keith Helmetag

Young Designers Ask Questions—An SEGD Interview Series

Read Time: 7.5 minutes

In this series, SEGD connects young designers with the design leaders they admire so they can ask their burning questions and find answers to help guide them on their career path. In this article, FIT Graduate Exhibition Design student Margo Malter interviews Keith Helmetag, partner at and founder of C&G Partners (New York).

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