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The phrase “Common Ground” carries a lot of meaning these days. Learn how SEGD professionals are bridging differences and seeking solutions through design projects that span the world.
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It's back by popular demand—and only one week away! SEGD once again hosts “Branded Environments” (or BE), a two-day event highlighting the work of designers who create meaningful, memorable, and effective customer experiences around specific brands.
Who We Are: Visualizing NYC By the Numbers is a new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York that explores and highlights the importance of the upcoming 2020 Census. The exhibition focuses on the historical legacy of census taking and features contemporary artistic responses to concepts of counting, government appropriation, and individual versus collective identity.
Paula Scher has been a partner in the New York office of Pentagram since 1991. She began her career as an art director in the 1970s and early 80s, when her eclectic approach to typography became highly influential. In the mid-1990s her landmark identity for The Public Theater fused high and low into a wholly new symbology for cultural institutions, and her recent architectural collaborations have re-imagined the urban landscape as a dynamic environment of dimensional graphic design. Her graphic identities for Citibank and Tiffany & Co.
The New Victory Theater is New York’s first and only nonprofit performing arts venue offering year-round programming for young audiences. Pentagram has designed a new brand identity and environmental graphics for the theater on West 42nd Street.
The centerpiece is a 51-foot-long mural made of felt, a material that is ideal for a child-friendly environment. Pentagram collaborated on the project with the architecture firm H3, which is working with the theater to reconceive its lobby space to better engage audiences.
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh has launched MuseumLab, a new maker space for older kids in the former Carnegie Free Library down the block from the Children’s Museum in Allegheny Commons. Pentagram has refreshed the brand identity for the Children’s Museum and designed the signage, wayfinding and environmental graphics for the new Lab.
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We’re all a part of communities—large, small, near, far and differently-abled—that intersect and interact in various ways. In pursuit of a more harmonious society, it seems imperative to encourage empathy, connection, and understanding, so we examine 10 projects that build connections of all kinds: between individuals one-on-one, close to home and across the world; both in the abstract and tangibly.
In the midst of a global crisis or two, things can feel a bit...well...dark. You could use a break: Why not take a look at the bright side for the full-spectrum of technicolor-infused EGD inspiration? We've highlighted (pun intended) 15 vibrant projects over the last 5 years that are sure to put a smile on your face, make you reach for your shades, or both!