Christina Lyons of the Fashion Institute of Technology (New York) leads the multidisciplinary team of acclaimed designers.
The 2018 SEGD Global Design Awards, the only international awards program focused on user experiences in the built environment, will officially open for entries on December 1, 2017.
NEW YORK—SEGD’s Xlab returns this November to New York as the final event of New York Digital Signage Week.This year’s theme, “Experience Design in the Era of Disruption,” will showcase how disruption in all businesses and industry verticals is impacting experiential graphic design and the way people are using and interacting with places and spaces.
MIAMI — During the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami, winners of the 2017 SEGD Achievement Awards were announced and celebrated among the largest annual gathering of members of the experiential graphic design community. Since 1987, has honored the individuals, companies, and institutions whose work has significantly advanced the environmental and experiential graphic design fields. The 2017 honorees and awards are as follows.
2017 SEGD Fellow
BOSTON— Transportation, urban and campus environments are complex spaces, which have an increasing need for innovative signage and wayfinding solutions employing best practices and the latest technology. The SEGD Wayfinding event is poised to bring together a range of experts to tour, connect, discuss and discover over two days this August.
SEGD Announces Educational Programming for 2017 Conference
SEGD Conference Celebrates Experiential Design in the Magic City
Washington—Convening in Miami, June 8–10, the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami is poised to give participants a taste of local design culture, from the Miami Beach Art Deco Tour, to combatting sea level rise and the coral reef restoration effort.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Stephen Minning,founder and managing director of one of Australia’s leading design and brand studios, will serve as Chair of the 2016 SEGD Global Design Awards jury. He’ll lead a panel of eight other acclaimed designers representing a wide range of disciplines, from interactive experience design to architecture and wayfinding.
Recognizing excellence in Experiential Graphic Design
WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2015) – The 2016 SEGD Global Design Awards,the only international awards program focused on user experiences in the built environment, opened for entries today. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2016.
NEW YORK – Artists, hackers, coders, and entrepreneurs are transforming the ways we connect with each other in the digital and physical worlds and disrupting the very nature of experience design. They’ll gather at Xlab 2015—Nov. 5-6 in NYC—to share how they’re using platforms like virtual reality, messaging, wearable technology, beacons, and data to connect people and place.
LOS ANGELES – In today’s uber-competitive global marketplace, effective use of design and brand is a powerful differentiator. And beyond clever campaigns in web, print, advertising, and social media, top brands are discovering the latest and greatest frontier: their physical spaces.
WASHINGTON, DC – In a world increasingly enabled by digital technology, designers are continuing to experiment with ways to integrate electronic and traditional media. And experiential graphic designers in particular are learning how to use digital technology—not to replace physical environments—but to enhance users’ enjoyment of the “real” world with the immense content and data created in the virtual world.
Design innovators headline 2015 SEGD "Experience" Conference June 4-6
CHICAGO (March 19, 2015) — Chicago has long been considered a hub for architecture, design, and innovation, and the 2015 SEGD Conference: Experience Chicago will gather here June 4-6 to focus on the future of experiential design and its impacts on the city and those who shape it.
SAN FRANCISCO— (March 4, 2015) In the age of Big Data and Smart Cities, how will signage and wayfinding hook into connected systems that help users navigate cities, campuses, and other complex environments?
SEGD’s Wayfinding Workshop—April 23 in San Francisco—is intended for designers, technology integrators, city and university officials, and makers involved in creating signage and wayfinding systems for complex built environments.
The workshop will address the hottest topics facing wayfinding design today, including: