2016 was a busy year for our members and followers, so you probably haven’t read or watched each and every one of the over 1,000 pieces of new content posted on segd.org over the last 12 months. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a top 20 list from all the articles, videos and content the website has to offer. Consider it your SEGD 2016 executive summary. Sit back, relax and enjoy!
John Emshwiller is co-chair of the Los Angeles Chapter.
John Emshwiller is a Senior Associate and Design Director with more than 19 years of professional brand design experience. He dedicates himself to providing clients with authentic designs and strategies that when completed are impactful and consistent with company’s visual identity.
The Selbert Perkins Design team had collaborated with HKS architects before on Dallas' AT&T Stadium, but this project was decidedly different. They found a very cool solution to a monumental design challenge in Minnesota.
The country's rich history inspired the firm to create culturally responsive designs including a comprehensive, bilingual wayfinding and signage program for the park that represents the local culture, landscape and wildlife, from the dress code and red crescent emblem to the Hajar Mountains and date palm.
An observation deck attraction wasn't part of the plan for The US Bank Tower in Los Angeles when it was built, so, visitors must take two separate banks of elevators to reach the top. The goal was for Stimulant to make the transfer fun and create anticipation without spoiling the view.
Emily Payne leads the Studio Tilt team at the HOK Kansas City office. HOK is a design firm with global reach in the built environment market space: Its 1,800 people collaborate across a network of 20+ offices on three continents.
With a range of experience in graphic design including environmental graphics, wayfinding signage, branding, and exhibit design, Emily Payne has led experience design and branding projects, including:
Alex Dale is a senior wayfinding designer with Populous, a sports-architecture firm, based out of the firm’s London office.
He is an expert in how people interact with and use places who designs sign systems that interface between people and the uses of space, making places useful, usable and enjoyable.
Gavin Boorman is a young and energetic graphic designer for Populous Activate who brings a multi-disciplinary, creative approach.
Graduating from the University of the West of England, Bristol, in 2013 with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design, Gavin Boorman was notably awarded membership to the International Society of Typographic Designers.
Our PlainJoe Studios crew of artists, architects, storytellers, and strategists have used the transformational power of story to connect with the every day "Plain Jane" or "average Joe" of our clients' targeted audience. Our Spatial Storytelling studio has provided design, master planning, architecture, attraction and show design, interior design, experiential theming, signage design, project management, construction management and technology services to hundreds of ministry clients.