John deWolf

Form:Media and Ekistics Plan & Design Become Fathom Studio

Form:Media and Ekistics Plan & Design Become Fathom Studio

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When Rob Leblanc started two companies 24 years ago, they were so different it only made sense to have separate names. At the time, the internet was brand new and Form:Media was focused on bridging graphic design with electronic media and Ekistics Plan & Design specialized in landscape architecture and planning; there was very little overlap in services and clients.

Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute Office

Finalist 2019
Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute Office

This project started with the notion of the Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute as the collectors and distributors of knowledge related to African ancestry in Nova Scotia. Ghanaian Adinkra symbols are essential in that culture to express ideas. From architecture to signage, from material to finish, the Adinkra woodcuts—used to print on storytelling cloth—informed the architectural and placemaking work.

John DeWolf - Regional And Local Wayfinding and Placemaking

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's 4-6 events a year. Starting from 2014, these videos are available for viewing for members for free. If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources.

Regional and Local Wayfinding and Placemaking Dialogue

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's 4-6 events a year. Starting from 2014, these videos are available for viewing for members for free. If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources.

Fort Needham Memorial Park

Finalist 2018
Finalist 2019
Fort Needham Memorial Park

At 9:04 am, on December 6, 1917, Halifax weathered a devastating explosion. A wartime city (equilibrium) endured a devastating explosion (disruption), is rescued and re-imagined (resolution) and rose anew (new equilibrium). From an experiential graphic design perspective, this project presented an opportunity to explore notions of the narrative.

SEGD’s Wayfinding and Placemaking Event Lands in Los Angeles, July 19–20

Join us at the 2018 SEGD Wayfinding and Placemaking event in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES—Wayfinding and placemaking design continue to be the heart of experiential graphic design practice worldwide. The SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking event in Los Angeles on July 19-20 is poised to bring participants and an international panel of experts together to tour, connect, discuss and discover urban, regional, campus and transportation signage design.

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