When Calgary Airport in Alberta, Canada, began planning a major expansion to include the addition of two new concourses with 24 new gates, they knew a smooth transition would require an expert team of wayfinding professionals.
SMRT is a culture of listening and communicating directly and openly. We value collegiality, individual and collective energy, leadership and innovation. We build successful partnerships with our clients through creativity, timely response, hard work and financial performance which leads to success for all.
The SEGD Global Design Awards were launched in 1987 to demonstrate how design improves the quality of life for people everywhere by creating memorable experiences in places where we work, play, shop, travel and gather. The international design awards program is focused solely on Experiential Graphic Design and recognizes the world’s best examples of experiences designed to connect people to place.
Today, the SEGD Global Design Awards encompasses 7 categories that represent key practice areas of Experiential Graphic Design:
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.
Sharon Silvers is a wayfinding project manager at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. The MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention.
As a Senior Associate with Entro’s Calgary office, Chris Herringer’s experience encompasses design strategy, creative direction, master planning, and project coordination. These skills have been applied to identities, environmental graphics, wayfinding, interpretive design, and exhibitions for public and private clients, institutions and cultural venues.
Anthony Deen, AIAa, ISID, RDI, SEGD, is the Director of Physical Design for ESI Design, an innovative, interdisciplinary design consultancy that creates integrated experiences that enhance environments and institutions. He is also partner in Place + Making Lab, an environmental design firm dedicated to serving pro-bono clients.
As Principal of Jack Weiss Associates since 1977, Jack has designed and directed over 100 major signage projects for retail, corporate, institutional, and municipal clients throughout the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Recent signage clients include the Illinois Holocaust Museum; Prairie Crossing, Grayslake IL; Optima, Inc., Glencoe IL; Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL; Holy Cross Hospital, Chicago IL; City of Evanston IL; Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines IL; Mather Lifeways, Evanston IL; and the Village of Arlington Heights IL.
With a BA from Smith College and a MLIS/MA from Simmons College's dual degree archival management and history program, Aliza Leventhal has spent her archival career focused on addressing the difficulties CAD and BIM files pose for long term preservation and access. She is the co-chair of the SAA Architectural Records Roundtable, as well as the co-founder and active member of the CAD/BIM Taskforce.