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Meet the 2022 SEGD Class of Fellows

Meet the 2022 SEGD Class of Fellows

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This past Monday we announced a first in SEGD history! This year the SEGD Fellow Committee selected a Class of Fellows: Julie Beeler, Michael Gericke, Alan Jacobson, and Brad Johnson. We are honored to not only have these individuals join the list of incredible SEGD Fellows, but we are also excited to have them join us for a Fellow Roundtable discussion at the 2022 SEGD Conference Experience in Portland! Read on to get to know these individuals and the Fellow award ahead of the Conference.

Welcoming Emerging Professionals: SEGD’s Young Designer Series

Welcoming Emerging Professionals: SEGD’s Young Designer Series

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SEGD’s Young Designers Series (YDS) provides a great forum for student designers and emerging professionals in the field of EGD/XGD to connect, be inspired, and have a voice within our global, multidisciplinary community. The following recaps YDS’s recent “Present Yourself” event and takes a sneak-peek at what the upcoming 2022 Annual Conference Experience has in store for young designers. 

Place or Advertising? The Supreme Court’s Decision

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​​​​​​​On November 10, 2021, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments on City of Austin v. Reagan Advertising to consider whether government regulation of billboards violates the First Amendment rights of advertising companies. In a 6-3 decision issued on April 21, the Court rejected Reagan Advertising’s argument and upheld the City of Austin’s right to regulate “off premise” signage.. In a follow-up to her opinion piece from November 2021, SEGD past Board President Paula Rees (Principal, Foreseer) provides analysis of the Court’s judgment.

SEGD Members Design “Experiences” for the Museum of the Future

SEGD Members Design “Experiences” for the Museum of the Future

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Touted as “an icon for a new age,” Dubai’s new Museum of the Future is a marvel of structural engineering and architectural design. Its elliptical form, monumental size, and striking calligraphy-covered façade stand out against the more anonymous backdrop of the city’s motor freeways and urban highrises. Inside, there are no collections of objects on display. Rather, the museum boasts five floors of interactive exhibition spaces where visitors are encouraged to “see, touch and shape our shared future.” Two SEGD member firms—Jason Bruges Studio (London) and Atelier Brückner (Stuttgart and Seoul)—took on the challenge of interpreting and presenting the “future” by designing two very different experiences for two different audiences. 

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