Public Installation

Images and Reflections-Black Lives Matter Plaza

Images and Reflections—Black Lives Matter Plaza

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With the speedy installation of typographic murals on the streets of several cities including Washington D.C. in support of the goals of the Black Lives Matter movement, many conversations have been sparked not only about inequity, policing, performative distraction and political tactics, but also about community organizing through the use of signs and its relationship to the practice of EGD.

Bringing Optimism Back to our Cities One Color at a Time

Bringing Optimism Back to our Cities One Color at a Time

Read Time: 1.5 minutes
By Gensler Seattle: Over the last several weeks, a lot has changed in our daily lives. Today our world revolves primarily around the inner walls of our homes. When we do venture out, our neighborhoods are virtually unrecognizable with plywood façades shuttering the doors and windows of our favorite local haunts. With unprecedented repercussions from COVID-19 weighing heavily upon us, optimism is one thing that continues to propel us forward.

Science, Meet Storytelling—Stanford's Morphogenesis

Science, Meet Storytelling—Stanford's Morphogenesis

Read Time: 7 minutes

"Morphogenesis," a generative installation at the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Biology Research Building on the Stanford University Campus designed by Knot (Portland, Ore.) and artist Jonathan McCabe, is the first installation that connects user interaction with a large-scale media mesh platform—built by GKD Metal Fabrics (Cambridge, Md.).

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Honor Award 2020
Best of Show Award 2020
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice

The environmental graphic design of The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (National Lynching Memorial) in Montgomery, Alabama was a collaboration between the Equal Justice Initiative, MASS Design Group (architects) and Small Stuff with collaborator afreeman (environmental graphic design).

The overall context and purpose of the project is best described by the Equal Justice Initiative:

10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities

10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities

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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.

Take a Look at the Bright Side—15 Vibrant Projects

Take a Look at the Bright Side—15 Vibrant Projects

Read Time: 4 min

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! 

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