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Let's kick-off the holiday season with an evening of festivities kindly hosted at the studios of Martinelli Environmental Graphics. This evening will include networking, a shop tour and a product introduction by Arlon Graphics. Also, we'll be making holiday ornaments so you will get a chance to show off your vinyl weeding and squeegee skills!

Please RSVP early so we can plan for catering and materials.

Hope to see you there!

 

Join SEGD SF for a 90-minute private guided tour with access to “behind the scenes” areas including premium club lounges, press level, locker rooms, green roof and the Sony 49ers Museum. Following our tour we will mingle at chef Michael Mina’s Bourbon Pub.

Martin Kindred

Passionate Team Player with an Entrepreneurial Spirit

Autumn Social

Let’s get together to kick off the new season and welcome our new chairs! We’ll meet for happy hour at Jones in downtown SF.
This event is open to members, students above 21, and SEGD active participants. Tickets include appetizers, and the first round is on us!

Designing with Code

Learn foundational web skills and platforms that aide in the development and design of basic web programming elements

Understand the structure of modern web platforms and coding language syntax as it applies to design of websites, CMS, digital signage and other connective experiential platforms

Speaker: Lauren Kelly Sheridan, Mustard Square/SenovvA
 

EAMS Surpasses 100,000 Managed Signs

Recently, EAMS (Environmental Asset Management System) surpassed 100,000 surveyed and managed signs, spread across nearly 4,000 plans and over 20 million square feet, making it one of the most quickly growing surveying tools on the market. EAMS is an advanced, cloud-based application built specifically for the needs of the wayfinding industry. With this high-tech application, site surveyors and planners can easily register, label, and find existing signage, and ensure that each site plan is well-documented and fully complete.

Design Week Recap Images

Our SF SEGD chapter had the opportunity to participate in SF Design week again this year. We had a wonderful evening of networking, inspiration and discussion. Spinning off of the SF Design Week 2017 theme of “Question Everything”, we hosted a diverse three-person multi-disciplinary panel to discuss responsible design.

 

Diane Burk, Museum Designer/Art Director at the Exploratorium in San Francisco

Diane Burk has just returned from a yearlong around the world Design Sabbatical. Check out Diane Burk's design blog "Design to Go". Newly inspired, she's ready to explore fresh opportunities in museum consulting, design correspondence, design forums and education...

Mikaela Couch, Graphic Designer, Gensler, San Francisco

Mikaela Couch is a Graphic Designer with Gensler in their San Francisco office.

Mikaela Couch has been with Gensler in San Francisco for about 3 years. Before she joined Gensler she was Design with the Center for Teaching Excellence at the University of Oklahoma for 2 years.

Mikaela Couch completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) with a concentration on Design and Visual Communications at the University of Oklahoma.

Connect with Mikaela Couch on LinkedIn.

Responsible Design can hold many meanings to different people across disciplines. Please join SEGD for an evening to explore responsible design through the lens of the built environment. Our 3-part panel discussion will feature speakers from different design disciplines, including – Graphic Design, Experiential Design, and Urban Design. 

 

We hope that you can join us for an evening of inspirational presentations and engaging discussion as we explore responsible design at various scales within the built environment.

IA Interior Architects' Game Changer—LinkedIn San Francisco

IA Interior Architects brought fun (and games!) to LinkedIn’s new 440,000-square-foot San Francisco office, designing placemaking installations that bring employees together to work, collaborate and play.

Lauren Hart

Lauren Hart is an art director and graphic designer in San Francisco. Her passion for environmental and experiential design took root on the beaches of Cannes, when she spotted the custom tent erected for the Da Vinci Code. As she sat in the hot sun wondering how this enormous black vinyl pyramid received enough ventilation to house a premiere party, she vowed to one day create brand experiences that were both entertaining and functional.

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's 4-6 events a year. Starting from 2014, these videos are available for viewing for members for free. If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources.

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's 4-6 events a year. Starting from 2014, these videos are available for viewing for members for free. If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources.

 

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's 4-6 events a year. Starting from 2014, these videos are available for viewing for members for free. If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources.

Coinciding with the opening of the museum’s expanded new building, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art embarked on a profound reexamination of its values, its experience principles and its relationship to its audiences. The program was expanded and changed, the brand repositioned and the visual identity reimagined.

“Photography is one of the foundations on which this house is built. We want to set it up as the equal of painting here,” said SFMOMA Director Neal Benezra. SFMOMA has been photography’s longtime champion, and with the addition of its massive Pritzker Center, it is now home to the largest space permanently dedicated to photography in any art museum in the United States.

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) is San Francisco’s preeminent theater company. The 50-year-old arts nonprofit recently commissioned the design and renovation of a derelict cinema on San Francisco’s Market Street. Care was taken to sensitively retrofit the shell of the former 725-seat cinema: the façade was restored and essential modern theater elements were layered over the raw backdrop of the original building.

Splash Events Banner

Splash! is a team of award-winning designers, account managers and skilled craftsmen dedicated to the exhibit, environment and event industries. We take extreme pride in our product, our people and our relationships with everyone we do business with.

Whether creating or fabricating a trade show exhibit, developing a sophisticated corporate environment, or branding a convention center for a corporate event, Splash! empowers our clients to fulfill their creative vision.

Neurosociety with David Byrne and Unified Field

A rockstar and a technologist join forces with 4 cognitive research labs, TODOMUNDO!, Pace Gallery and experiential design firm Unified Field bring experiments to life in a 60-minute interactive performance experience called The Institute Presents: NEUROSOCIETY.

Andrea Guzman, GNU Group

Andrea Guzman is Director of Program Management at GNU Group with 17 years of experience, developing, planning, managing and implementing design and construction projects for healthcare organizations and real estate developers. As the senior program manager for healthcare assignments, Andrea Guzman has been key in stewarding dozens of large scale, multi-faceted projects. She leads the GNU Group’s Healthcare Studio’s program management team.

Philip Murphy, GNU Group

In his 22 years as the President and CEO of GNU Group, Philip Murphy has had the chance to fully develop the four-person Leadership Team that represents the next generation. Managing a creative practice is its own on-going design assignment and Phil has relished the opportunity to evolve the firm.  However, his focus throughout his career has been adding to the efficacy of how people experience the built environment- particularly how they find their way.

Jason Barak D3 LED

Jason Barak, Managing Partner (Business Development + Marketing) for D3 LED, a global technology company that designs, engineers and manufactures turnkey LED digital display and lighting solutions.

Photo of Julie Vogel and Nikki San Miguel, KKA

Founding Principal Kate Keating remains a key team member and looks to the future as Julie and Nikki lead KKA on its continued path of helping people navigate and experience their environments.

The SEGD SF Chapter welcomes you to join us for a shop tour of New Bohemia Signs, San Francisco’s longest running sign shop dealing exclusively in hand-painted signage. If you’ve spent time around SF, you’ve certainly seen incredible work created by Damon Styer and the team at New Bohemia.

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