Virginia Gehshan

Women Making History: SEGD’s Women Business Owners

Women Making History: SEGD’s Women Business Owners

Read Time: 6 minutes
In honor of Women’s History Month, SEGD is sharing stories about “women you need to know” who are practicing in the field of experiential graphic design. Did you know that many SEGD member firms are owned by women? The following post includes profiles of 12 women members who run their own design studios. The list includes newbies like Rina Alfonso of Studio Aorta to veterans like Paula Rees of Foreseer, former SEGD President, SEGD Angel Award Recipient, and author of the recent Forbes article about Sara Little Turnbull, pioneering designer, design consultant, and consumer advocate.

2021 NEXPOtalks, Fellow Talks

SEGD Fellow Talks

Virginia Gehshan, FSEGD, SEGD Past President, Partner Cloud Gehshan
Jerome Cloud, FSEGD, Partner Cloud Gehshan
Anna Crider, Partner, Entro, SEGD President, Moderator

You are invited for an intimate Q&A with SEGD Fellows Virginia and Jerome. Cloud Gehshan Associates may be best known for its groundbreaking work on large, multi-component projects such as university campuses, medical centers, and park systems. Their work integrates identity, storytelling, signage, and information systems in a process they call placebranding.

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.

Virginia Gehshan - Welcome to Philadelphia

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's past events. All videos from 2014 through 2019 are available for viewing for members for free. 

If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources. First year members receive a discount on the member rate!

Questions, Answered—Four Years of SEGD Interviews

Questions, Answered—Four Years of SEGD Interviews

Read Time: 7.5 minutes

SEGD and SEGD Members ask a lot of questions—and—we get the answers! Over the past four years, we've published a lot of interviews—interviews with fellows, friends of the community, with designers young and old, the famous and the unknown. For your summer reading pleasure, we've compiled 20 interviews that cover a broad range of topics and interviewees. 

Have a few minutes (or several hours) to spare? Happy reading! 

 

The Fellows

SEGD's 2019 Wayfinding & Placemaking Event in Philadelphia, August 1-2

2019 SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking event takes place in Philadelphia, PA, August 1-2.

PHILADELPHIA—Wayfinding & Placemaking design continue to be the heart of experiential graphic design practice worldwide. The SEGD Wayfinding & Placemaking event in Philadelphia on August 1-2 is poised to bring participants and an international panel of speakers together to tour, connect, discuss and discover urban, regional, campus and transportation signage design.

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