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2017 SEGD Design Awards Jury

Paul McConnell of Intersection (New York) heads the acclaimed multidisciplinary design task force.

WASHINGTON, DC—Paul McConnell,Design Director at Intersection (New York), a technology, experience design and innovation firm, will serve as Jury Chair for the 2017 SEGD Global Design Awards. He leads a team of eight celebrated designers practicing in a range of disciplines from wayfinding to interactive experiences.

2017 SEGD Global Design Awards

Awards Program to Honor Design that Connects People to Place

WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 30, 2016)  – The 2017 SEGD Global Design Awards, the only international awards program focused on user experiences in the built environment, will officially open for entries on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. 

Photos of the 2016-2017 SEGD Boards

New York— At a meeting last week, SEGD's  current Board of Directorscelebrated notable changes to the Board starting in 2017, including the departure of five board members, the addition of three new members and the transition of the office of Secretary/Treasurer. 

Departures

NEW YORK – At Xlab 2016—October 27-28 in New York City—thought leaders from cutting-edge firms will convey a fundamental sense of where increasingly technologically infused experiences are taking users tomorrow—by revealing the state of the art in today’s terms.

WASHINGTON, DC—Experiences like museum exhibitions are evolving rapidly. People are experiencing dynamic installations inside traditional museums, within corporate and community visitor centers, inside sports venues and even on the streets of our cities. SEGD (the Society for Experiential Graphic Design) will host the wildly popular, one full-day workshop event E&E: Exhibition & Experience Design, on August 18, at the AIA headquarters building, followed by a half day of tours on August 19.

SEATTLE– During the 2016 SEGD Conference Experience Seattle, winners of the 2016 SEGD Excellence Awards were announced and celebrated among the largest annual gathering of members of the experiential graphic design community. Since 1987, SEGD’s Excellence Awards have honored the individuals, companies, and institutions whose work has significantly advanced the environmental and/or experiential graphic design fields. The 2016 honorees and awards are as follows:
 
2016 SEGD Fellow: Michael Reed, Mayer/Reed

WASHINGTON, DC – In a world that is increasingly complex visually, designers are experimenting with ways to enhance users’ enjoyment of the “real” world with creative experiential designs that communicate. Operating at the intersection of communications and the built environment, the field of experiential design embraces a wide range of disciplines including graphic design, architectural, interior, landscape, digital and industrial design.

Seattle—From its humble beginnings as a lumber town to its boom-and-bust days of Klondike gold, ship and airplane building, grunge rock and tech start-ups, Seattle has matured into a sophisticated urban center rich with design, technology and innovation.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Award-winning graphic designer John Lutz, partner in the Chicago office of Selbert Perkins Design, will lead the global community of experiential graphic designers as president of SEGD, the Society for Experiential Graphic Design.

Lutz leads a dynamic creative community galvanized by the rapid integration of digital technology and the impact of access to information in public spaces.

Stephen Minning of BrandCulture (Sydney) leads a team of eight acclaimed multidisciplinary designers.

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