Specification

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Gemini, a wholesale manufacturer of dimensional letters, logos and plaques, simplifies signage specification through ARCAT.com, a leading online resource of building product information.

Isabelle Cabrera

Isabelle Cabrera is a Wayfinding Specialist with over 7 years of experience in a Signage Engineering Consultancy and 3 years of experience in Interior and Yacht design and fit-out company both Dubai-based. Isabelle has extensive experience in Wayfinding design, coordination & documentation of sign programs for Hospitality, Commercial/Residential, Schools/Universities, Healthcare, Sports Facilities, and Government Institutions.

Rameen Khan

Rameen Khan is a Design Leader at Sanchez Kamps Associates Design, a medium-sized MBE/DBE/SBE certified professional consulting firm that provides environmental graphic design services. Rameen holds a Bachelor's Degree in Art with an emphasis on Graphic Design from California State University-Northridge.

Sponsored by Color-Ad
with S.K. Rao, Color-Ad

Ever wondered how fabricators are able to make the magic happen in keeping costs down while maintaining your design intent? It's all about asking the right questions and making effective decisions in the design process. Join S.K. Rao, Vice-President at Color-Ad for the insights and knowledge that will make your project better while getting costs inline. In this course, S.K. Will address:

Trust and confidence is earned when a company has proven their ability to perform. That capability largely depends upon that company’s history and knowledge derived from experience and participation in projects with a similar scope to your project. SignArt has a proven track record with managing regional and national sign projects and signage conversions for one location or hundreds of locations at a time.

Located in Fairfield, Iowa, Creative Edge Master Shop is the world’s largest, most experienced, and most creative architectural waterjet flooring fabricator.

Creative Edge designs and fabricates a variety of architectural and industrial products using computer-controlled waterjet technology

Trisha Solssa

Tricia Solsaa is an environmental graphic designer. Previous experience includes Director of Environmental Graphic Design, Project Manager, Creative Director and Owner.

Meghan Van Noort, Environmental Graphic Designer, IA Interior Architects

Meghan Van Noort is a passionate and hard-working environmental graphic designer with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Visual Communications from The Illinois Institute of Art- Chicago. Meghan Van Noort has a specific interest in applying companies' brands to their corporate office environments.

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Meeker & Associates was founded in 1985 by Donald Meeker. Although trained in design and fine arts, Meeker’s approach to design has been shaped by his experience as a community planner, his love of the outdoors, his work in public and corporate environmental graphic design with Richard Danne and Bruce Blackburn, and his father’s influence as a structural engineer.

Frances Terry, Senior Designer and Project Manager, Michael Courtney Design

Frances Terry is a Senior Designer and Project Manager at Michael Courtney Design with 15+ years of experience in graphic design with an extensive background in environmental graphic design, exhibit design, print and web graphics. Frances Terry has extensive experience from concept to completion for multi-million dollar new construction wayfinding and code signage including planning, design, construction documentation, fabrication supervision and construction administration.

Boyd Sign Systems, a wholly owned division of the Boyd Investment Company – a strong Denver institution of business and commerce for 65 years, was started in 1989. At that time, our main product was custom sandblasted and hand carved wood sign systems for resorts in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. We provide complete graphic support, fabrication, shipping and installation of A.D.A. compliant architectural illuminated and non-illuminated sign systems.  Our services combine project management, graphic support, A.D.A.

Presented March 29, 2015

Presented November 20, 2014

The goal of this 60 minute course is to gain a better overall understanding of design specifications in the context of EGD Design Intent Documentation.In other words: How do we respect the "spec"?

4 Videos include:
Keith Davis,KRD Design
Grady Brown,iZone Imaging Learning Objectives: 

Tucker Trotter, Dimensional Innovations

Tucker Trotter Served on the SEGD Board of Directors from 2007 to 2013

 

As President and Chief Creative Officer, Tucker Trotter heads up Dimensional Innovations’ gifted and capable team of designers, innovators and fabricators.

Committed to creativity and excellence, Tucker Trotter has been one of the driving forces behind the company’s dramatically expanded capabilities, transforming Dimensional Innovations into a recognized, respected and unrivaled industry powerhouse.

Kim Norberg is a senior designer at AECOM Buildings + Places.

Kim Norberg is a seasoned design professional who has extensive experience in the development of information systems. She combines her understanding of architecture and the built environment with her signage and wayfinding expertise when developing comprehensive graphic standards manuals, master plan documents, details, elevations, sign face layouts, directory maps, applied graphics and more.

Dan King, DOC-X Design Documentation

Dan King is a principal at DOC-X Design Documentation, and Director of Environmental Graphic Design at Jacobs Engineering

DOC-X Design Documentation provides comprehensive design and detailing assistance to The EGD community. With 26 years of hands-on design/build experience on projects ranging from single location retail to world-class resorts and international airports, Dan helps you delight your clients. 

Fritz Meyne Jr, Bitro

Fritz Meyne, Jr. is the Vice President of Sales for the Bitro Group, Inc.

Tim Rucker, Gresham Smith & Partners

Tim Rucker's Specialties: Signage Design, Wayfinding, Print Graphics, and Logo Design

Glenn Davis, Gresham Smith and Partners

With 15 years of experience, Glenn has provided a full suite of environmental graphic design services—including branding and wayfinding—for a variety of healthcare and higher education institutions, corporations, airports and municipalities. He has produced award-winning projects for many diverse repeat clients and has been published in major industry trade journals.

David Park, Gresham, Smith and Partners

I am a Senior Environmental Graphic Designer at Gresham, Smith and Partners, and have enjoyed a diverse career of working on programs for mixed-use, corporate, hospitality, retail and exhibit projects across the United States, and in China and Qatar.

My strengths lie in logical wayfinding, signage design that is congruent with its architectural or landscape environment, and design detailing.

James Hungerford, Xibitz Inc.

In nearly 30 years of forming, developing and growing companies – beginning with a personal startup at age 25 – James Hungerford has enjoyed diverse opportunities to provide strategic, creative, production and logistical services for theater (including Broadway), opera, corporate live events, exhibitions, theme park attractions, and film and television.

Gus Holt, AGI

Gus is the National Sales Manager, Maintenance & Field Service at Architectural Graphics, Inc (AGI). Gus Holt holds a B.S. in Finance and Marketing and a Masters of International Business from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. In 2003, Holt began his career at QLD 200 PTY LTD, a Brisbane, Australia-based construction company where he served as Project Manager and specialized in custom commercial construction projects for automotive dealerships, retail and corporate clients.

Gabriel Gallina, SCENO

Gabriel Gallina is an Architect and Urbanist, holds an MBA in Marketing from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Brazil, and is currently a Master's Degree candidate at Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) Design Program, Brazil. His research interests include retail design strategies, wayfinding, creative cities and user experience.

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Jim Harding leads Gresham, Smith and Partners, an award-winning Environmental Graphic Design Group based in Nashville, Tennesee. Since 1986, his career at GS&P's includes a diverse range of signage and wayfinding design experience is unique in the breadth of industries and project types it covers, including corporate and urban design, healthcare, land planning and aviation clients.

Stephen Killion, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Good design should always consider the user.

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