March 2014

Harbinger Adds Branding Group

Harbinger Sign (Jacksonville, Fla.) has created Harbinger Innovation Group to assist clients with brand strategy.

The Art and Craft of Neon

Hong Kong's visual arts museum has produced a documentary on the art and craft of neon. 

Studio SC Moves

Studio SC is moving to new Seattle offices.

Zero to Theater in Seven Days

TED celebrated its 30th anniversary by moving the annual TED Conference from Long Beach to Vancouver.

SEGD Well: Supporting the Healing Mission

How can design, and specifically EGD, support and enhance the healing mission in today’s complex healthcare environments?

SEGD Well: Healthcare Innovations Workshop, held last week in Cincinnati, set out to find the answers to that question.

So what are the answers? Well, you kind of had to be there. But we’re willing to share a peek at what you missed.

Clue: It’s much bigger than wayfinding or mobile apps.

The Cult of the Now

Every moment of every day is now pregnant with the possibility of new information – devices are persistently within reach 24 hours a day, chirping for our attention. We have the power to change the paradigm.

Boosting Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Philly

Signs designed by Cloud Gehshan Associates for the Philadelphia Water Department's "Green City, Clean Waters,"
program made their debut at the 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show.

Strategy Brochure for Toronto's Financial District

The Toronto Finan­cial District engaged Entro (Toronto) to develop a Public Realm Strat­egy brochure for the members of the BIA with the goal of improv­ing Toronto’s Finan­cial District.

Call for Entries

The JUST IMAGINE Awards celebrate the work of designers who turn their creative vision into reality using LuciteLux®.

Honoring Charles Ives

Coinciding with a renovation, a permanent exhibition showcasing the work and personal items of the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and longtime Academy member Charles Ives was developed by Poulin + Morris.

The First 35 Years

After 35 years, Hunt Design is memorializing some of its favorite projects in a new book titled Great Places.

Stairs and the City

Pentagram’s Michael Bierut and team have created a new graphic installation for a stairwell at the Museum of the City of New York that pays tribute to the city, its people and their many ups and downs.

New NYC Location for Design Communications Ltd.

Design Communications Ltd. announced the move of their New York City office to a new location.

Entro Design Complements a Natural Setting

Entro (Toronto) created a wayfind­ing and inter­pre­tive signage program for River­wood, a property in central Missis­sauga featuring public gardens, a visual arts centre, heritage build­ings, old growth and Carolin­ian forests, mead­ow­lands, wetlands, wildlife habi­tats, and nature trails for the enjoy­ment of the community.

Alexander Isley is AIGA Medalist

Alexander Isley, founder and creative director of Alexander Isley Inc. (Redding, Conn.), is a recipient of the 2014 AIGA Medal.

TD Ameritrade Branded Environment

Bullish on Brand

HOK creates a high-energy, richly textured corporate environment for financial client TD Ameritrade. Learn more about this and other Branded Environments projects at Design+Connections at ISA Sign Expo April 24 in Orlando!

TD Ameritrade’s new 11-story headquarters complex consolidates more than 2,000 corporate, technology, and operations employees, located in five offices around Omaha, into one of the country’s largest LEED-Platinum buildings.

Eames House of Cards Inspires Donor Wall

Alpha Workshops was in need of a donor recognition program for its newly renovated facility to honor its generous supporters. Poulin + Morris created, pro bono, an interlocking donor recognition wall inspired by the iconic Eames House of Cards.

Lance Wyman on Wayfinding

As part of the Walker Center's Insights 2014 Design Lecture series, Lance Wyman, FSEGD, shared his perspective on branding and wayfinding and how, when combined, the two can have a profound impact on public space.

The Science Behind Design

Entro announces the addi­tion of new strat­egy and research services. Research will take a deeper role to support design at Entro at three key phases – as input to design, proof of concept, and post implementation.

Creating an Australian Furniture Brand

Frost Design (Sydney) will host DesignByThem directors Nicholas Karlovasitis and Sarah Gibson as they reveal pivotal moments in the business and the invaluable discoveries they've made along the way.

Abbott Miller is 2014 AIGA Medalist

The AIGA Medal, the highest honor of the design profession, is awarded to individuals in recognition of their achievements and contributions to the field of design and visual communication.

Please Be Seated

Ken Carbone of Carbone Smolan Agency (New York) shares what three leading furniture designers have to say about their craft in his fifth article in the "Great Design Made to Measure" series on Huffington Post.

Allen Institute for Brain Science

Studio SC (Seattle) is creating an environmental graphics program for the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood.

Freelon Group Joins Perkins+Will

Global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will announced today that they have signed an agreement which will result in The Freelon Group joining forces with Perkins+Will.

Entro Honored in ReNew Canada's Top 100

Entro (Toronto) achieved a Plat­inum Badge status in ReNew Canada’s Top 100 for being a key player in the signage and wayfind­ing design of eleven of Canada’s biggest infra­struc­ture projects.

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