The Central Park Conservancy works to restore, maintain, and enhance New York City’s Central Park, one of America’s most beloved (and with more than 40 million visitors a year, most used) public urban spaces. With a grant from the Alcoa Foundation, the Conservancy enlisted Landor Associates’ New York office to collaborate on a new trash and recycling initiative. Based on industry research and in-the-field intercepts, the Landor team helped the Conservancy develop a multi-pronged approach to address the park’s recycling and sustainability challenges.
How do you make an exhibit on sustainability as much fun as zip-lining? At the Boy Scouts adventure camp in West Virginia, a new five-story treehouse makes conservation cool.
When the Boy Scouts of America decided to build a five-story treehouse at its new 10,000+ acre high-adventure camp in West Virginia, the goal was to create a living model reaffirming its conservation heritage.
When the Boy Scouts of America decided to build a five-story treehouse at its new 10,000+ acre high-adventure camp in West Virginia, the goal was to create a living model reaffirming its conservation heritage and to inspire scouts to be good stewards of the environment.
Understanding the environmental impact of their work is essential for designers practicing today. Sustainability is no longer considered a nicety in environmental and experiential graphic design projects; it is a part of the DNA of any endeavor that adds to the built environment and therefore impacts the livability and health of our planet.
As an LEED Green Associate EGD/Branding professional with 17 years of diverse international design and project management experience, Korinna Hirsch boasts an extensive portfolio in interior + exterior sign design and wayfinding systems, identity, branding and print graphics for hospitality, retail, commercial, healthcare, education, cultural and civic market sectors. Her work with Perkins+Will allows Korinna Hirsch and her team to weave sustainable brand experiences through digital, print, and built environments.
2017 SEGD Distinguished Member, Past Board member of SEGD (2004-2011), President of Kolar Design
Kelly Kolar is president, founder and chief creative officer at Kolar Design. Founding Kolar Design in 1990, Kelly Kolar set herself apart as a creative talent, using her love of design and understanding of the human element to transform built environments. The firm creates impactful, branded experience at the intersection of people and place.
Tim McNeil is a principal with Muniz/McNeil, a multi-disciplinary design and research practice in Los Angeles. Recent projects include the exhibition Home Lands: How Women Made the West at the Autry National Center, and augmented learning environments for the Huntington Library and Gardens in Los Angeles. Tim McNeil has more than 20 years of professional design experience and was previously a senior designer at the J. Paul Getty Museum, developing more than 70 exhibition, signage and interpretive environments.
2015 SEGD Distinguished Member, Teresa Cox was a board member of SEGD from 2010 - 2012.
Responsible for US sales of interior and exterior sign systems, directories, displays and related products at APCO Graphics (previously APCO Sign Systems). Teresa has been with APCO Graphics since 1982 and in her role as President, she leads a team of 21 salespeople, located throughout the US.
Teresa Cox studied at the University of California, Santa Cruz.