Inclusive Design

Dayton Schroeter

Dayton is a Design Principal who has championed Design Justice advocacy throughout his career at SmithGroup. As a leader of the firm’s Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, his charge is to lead design projects that address the systemic injustice that architecture and planning have perpetuated for historically disenfranchised communities of color.

Dayton Schroeter
SmithGroupJJR
Washington DC

SEGD Pride: Wonder Woods Wedding

SEGD Price: Wonder Woods Wedding

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June is a month of milestones and celebrations as students graduate, couples marry and summer begins. In recognition of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, SEGD invites you to attend an unconventional—yet very fun—wedding, complete with its own brand identity and graphic design package. Read on to see how SEGD member Joe Lawton and his partner (now husband) Jamon Deaver created and designed their three-day wedding celebration.

Beyond the Binary: Setting the Wayfinding Standard for Inclusive Restrooms

Beyond the Binary: Setting the Wayfinding Standard for Inclusive Restrooms

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The presenters at SEGD’s upcoming 2021 Wayfinding + Placemaking virtual conference (June 23-24) will explore topics about connecting people to place while navigating cultural sensitivities and nuances. Carla Ramirez Sosa and Anna de Jonge of Mijksenaar will present on a particularly challenging topic: the role of wayfinding in the implementation of inclusive public restrooms. Here’s a preview of their presentation scheduled for June 23.

Equity and Justice in the COVID Age

Equity and Justice in the COVID Age

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Throughout February, SEGD is focusing on the importance of experience design and experience designers to amplify, celebrate and bring Black culture and history to the forefront. To do this, we are sharing a curated weekly series of video presentations from 2020 featuring designers in our SEGD community speaking about their roles in presenting difficult historical topics while engaging audiences through specific design strategies. Next up, on February 17, is “Equity and Justice in the COVID Age” presented by Andy Chen and Waqas Jawaid of Isometric Studio.

Truth-Telling and Reconciliation Experiences

Truth-Telling and Reconciliation Experiences

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Throughout February, SEGD is focusing on the importance of experience design and experience designers to amplify, celebrate and bring Black culture and history to the forefront. We are kicking off the month by sharing a curated weekly series of video presentations from 2020 that feature designers in our SEGD community speaking about their roles in presenting difficult historical topics while engaging audiences through specific design strategies. First up, on February 3, is “Truth-Telling and Reconciliation Experiences” presented by L’Rai Arthur-Mensah and Ben Millstein of Local Projects.

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