Photo of Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital mural

KimakDesign (Orangeburg, N.Y.) created custom murals for a 130-foot-long corridor at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at New York Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. As part of a larger remodeling project, Kimak collaborated with Madison Square Garden’s Garden of Dreams Foundation on the murals in the hospital’s pediatric radiology unit. The murals celebrate Madison Square Garden sporting events and entertainment.

APCO Graphics

Photo of Department of Veterans Affairs wayfinding

APCO Graphics (Atlanta) was chosen by The Department of Veterans Affairs to provide the interior and exterior signing and wayfinding system for their new Medical Center in North Las Vegas. This new facility will meet the needs of the large and growing U.S. military veteran community in southern Nevada. The $600 million, 1.3 million-sq.-ft. complex is designed to provide outstanding care for veterans, from young warriors returning from the Middle East to senior veterans in need of nursing home services.

Formation Announces New Projects

Formation (The Woodlands, Texas) announced new projects based in Houston and Galveston, Texas: Baylor College of Medicine McNair Campus, Black Walnut Café, Moody Gardens Hotel, and First City Garage.Formation’s recent projects have included the Nationwide Children’s Hospital (Columbus, Ohio); the  CHOC Children's Hospital (Orange, Calif.); Cypress Circle, Houston Zoo; Le Bonheur Children's
 (Memphis, Tenn.); and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
(The Woodlands, Texas).

Merje - Downtown Wayfinding Master Plan for Austin, Texas

Image of pylon for wayfinding master plan for Austin

MERJE (West Chester, Pa.) is leading a team of multi-disciplined firms, including McCann Adams Studio, Gannett Fleming, Estilio Communications, and I.T. Gonzalez in the development of a Downtown Wayfinding Master Plan for downtown Austin, Texas. The plan considers all wayfinding tools, including technology, maps, signage, placemaking landmarks, streetscapes, and lighting. Currently in the design development phase, the project is scheduled for rollout in 2013.

Joell Angel-Chumbley

2020 SEGD Educator Award 

Joell Angel-Chumbley, MFA, is a Creative Director/Art Program Lead at Kolar Design, leading the strategic creative vision and implementation of national civic, healthcare, and academic projects connecting people, places, and brands. She has extensive

Joell Angel-Chumbley, Creative Lead, Kolar Design, CIncinnati
Kolar Design

Ronald Shakespear, FSEGD

America 92 Exhibit

Ronald Shakespear: Making the City Legible

SEGD's 2008 Fellow on design, cities, and storks

Ronald Shakespear has described his profession as “making the city legible.” With his sons Lorenzo and Juan and daughter Barbara, his design consultancy Diseño Shakespear has completed numerous wayfinding, branding, and design mega-projects in Buenos Aires, from the city’s underground to its hospitals and zoo.

Studio SC

Photograph of University of Washington's Alumni Commons

Studio SC (Seattle) recently completed an environmental graphics program for the University of Washington’s Alumni Commons. Concurrent with the university’s sesquicentennial, the program highlights the past achievements and community impact of the university’s diverse alumni and looks proudly toward its future. Components include a timeline wall of past achievements, a People Wall featuring images and reflections from the UW community, and a backlit “Gold” wall with typographic statements about the university’s goals and values.

Star Signs - Samuel U Rodgers Health Center Kansas City

Photograph of donor recognition program for Rodgers Health Center

Star Signs (Lawrence, Kan.) recently completed a unique donor recognition display for Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center in Kansas City, Mo. Star worked closely with Willoughby Design of Kansas City on the overall design, which indicated levels of giving via different sizes and colors of fabricated-aluminum birds. Donor names were etched and anodized into the wings of the birds. The anodized finish allowed the natural sheen of the metal to show through, giving the display a light and lustrous appearance.


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