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Old School, New Traditions at the Collegiate School

Old School, New Traditions at the Collegiate School

Read Time: 5 minutes

The Collegiate School in New York City traces its roots back to 1628, so when it came time for the K-12 boy’s day school to move into a new and modern building, they enlisted the help of Alexander Isley Inc (New York) to help preserve the past and design future traditions.

It doesn’t happen every day that a client leaves an experiential graphic design project open-ended save for one very specific instruction: No supergraphics. The Collegiate School in Manhattan is no ordinary client.

Montreal Exhibit Flashes with Immersive Interaction

Light Bearers Exhibit at Montreal Insectarium

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From the archives, circa 2015: For most of us, nothing says “summer” like the flash and twinkle of fireflies calling to one another in the darkness. Summer was officially over this week, but in Montreal, you can catch one last glimpse of the nighttime magic. A unique interactive experience sponsored by Space for Life, the city’s life science museums, is following UNESCO’s lead and celebrating 2015 as the Year of Light.

Desire by Design

Desire by Design by Jean-Pierre Lacroix

Read Time: 15 minutes

 Titled “Desire by Design,” a new book out this month by Jean-Pierre Lacroix of Shikatani Lacroix (Toronto) examines how desire shapes decisions and the role that design can have in the process, offering interesting history, insights from scientific research and actionable advice.

Not for Print

Not for Print

Read Time: 4 minutes

Type creates memorability, entices audiences, commands attention and enlightens the reader. But simply engaging and informing audiences is no longer enough. Type is now being called on to envelop them. This expanded view of typography embraces a wide range of disciplines including graphic, interactive, architectural, interior, landscape and industrial design—sometimes all at the same time. This may mean some changes to the fonts we use.

Young Designers Ask Questions—Mariel Lustig and Michael Bierut

Young Designers Ask Questions—Mariel Lustig and Michael Bierut

Read Time: 8 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, current University of Cincinnati DAAP student Mariel Lustig interviews Michael Bierut, partner at Pentagram (New York).

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