Trailblazing Women in Design

Trailblazing Women in EGD: Denise Scott Brown

Trailblazing Women in EGD: Denise Scott Brown

Read Time: 4 minutes
SEGD Fellow Denise Scott Brown began shaking up the Modernist design establishment in the 1960s. Her explorations and discoveries paved the way for Learning from Las Vegas, the iconic publication regarded as the opening salvo in the Postmodern design movement. And at 89, Denise continues to engage with the design world. She recently spoke to SEGD about her career as an architect, urbanist, teacher and writer.

Trailblazing Women in EGD: Virginia Gehshan

Trailblazing Women in EGD: Virginia Gehshan

Watch Time: 45 minutes
SEGD is celebrating Women's History Month by honoring our female Fellows and recognizing their portfolios of outstanding work. Next up is Virginia Gehshan, a 2010 Fellow, former President of SEGD (1992–1993) and Principal of Cloud Gehshan Design in Philadelphia. In her interview with Cybelle Jones (CEO of SEGD), Virginia speaks about how she landed in her career in EGD, forming her partnership with Gerome Cloud, her friendships built at SEGD and where she sees herself in 5 years from now.

Trailblazing Women in EGD: Chris Calori

Trailblazing Women in EGD: Chris Calori

Watch Time: 59 minutes
SEGD is celebrating Women's History Month by honoring our female Fellows and recognizing their portfolios of outstanding work. Next up is Chris Calori, a 2007 Fellow and Principal Emerita of CVEDesign in New York. In her interview with Cybelle Jones (CEO of SEGD), Chris speaks about her background in industrial design, some of her mentors along the way and a few of her favorite projects, including, Crate & Barrel World Headquarters, and signage and wayfinding for Amtrack’s Acela Express trains.

Trailblazing Women in EGD: 2018 SEGD Fellow Jane Davis Doggett—Talent, Education, Application

2018 SEGD Fellow Jane Davis Doggett—Talent, Education, Application

Read Time: 13 minutes
SEGD is celebrating Women's History Month by honoring our female Fellows and recognizing their outstanding work. Next up is Jane Davis Doggett, a trailblazer in the design of wayfinding systems for airports—40 of them—many of which are still in use today. A 2018 SEGD Fellow, Jane speaks about her life’s work in the video presentation “Wayfinder in the Jet Age” produced for the awards ceremony at the 2018 SEGD Conference. Read her Fellow Interview from the SEGD18 Annual for more insights into her life and career.

Virtual Tour: The New York City High Line Reopening and Adapting

Virtual Tour: The New York City High Line Reopening and Adapting

Read Time: 1 minute
SEGD is celebrating Women's History Month by honoring our female Fellows and recognizing their outstanding work. First up is Paula Scher, a partner at the New York design firm Pentagram. In her video presentation from SEGD’s “Wayfinding and Placemaking Now” series, Scher gives viewers a virtual tour of the New York City High Line and speaks about how she and her team adapted the High Line’s iconic graphics when the popular attraction reopened to the public this past July.

Virtual Tour :The New York City High Line Reopening and Adapting, Paula Scher

Paula Scher has been a partner in the New York office of Pentagram since 1991. She began her career as an art director in the 1970s and early 80s, when her eclectic approach to typography became highly influential. In the mid-1990s her landmark identity for The Public Theater fused high and low into a wholly new symbology for cultural institutions, and her recent architectural collaborations have re-imagined the urban landscape as a dynamic environment of dimensional graphic design. Her graphic identities for Citibank and Tiffany & Co.

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