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Grace Farms Wayfinding by Pentagram

Despite the moniker, Grace Farms is not an agricultural enterprise. The unique 80-acre campus in New Canaan, Conn., boasts a multiple award-winning and winding 83,000-square-foot building, while exemplary wayfinding by Pentagram (New York) helps guide all visitors in their exploration of nature, community and faith.

C&VE Parkade on 8th Philadelphia

Working with a design team headed by architects WRT Design (Philadelphia) and a very limited budget, C&VE helped transform the under-whelming parking structure into one of Philadelphia’s most remarkable make-overs of an existing structure. A new façade of metal projections supports a grid of dichroic glass panels creating a dynamic, ever-changing street level experience. The ceiling over the traffic lanes were fitted with thousands of rods tipped with LED lamps.

Applications like Bluetooth-driven Beacon systems and cellular Wi-Fi systems can now be used to help people navigate space in a more profound way, writes CallisonRTKL’s Cody Clark.

W Landmark at the University of Washington

How an unbuilt project, a chance conversation and a thumbnail sketch led to an iconic landmark and an unexpected social media flurry for Michael Courtney Design and the University of Washington.

Image of the Atlanta Falcons Stadium

In honor of the faceoff between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots on Sunday, we've compiled our best football design stories. Are you ready for some football?

Alley Over Logo

Recently Thinking Caps Design placed 2nd in a design competition held by an Arizona chapter of AIA (American Institute of Architects). 

Calgary Airport Signage and Wayfinding

Designed by architecture firm Dialog, The Calgary Airport Authority’s International Facilities Project adds two new concourses (D and E) and 24 additional gates to support the growing number of U.S. and international flights offered by YYC Calgary International Airport. With an area of 2 million sq ft., the new international terminal will also help position Calgary’s airport as a major connecting hub for Western Canada.

The entrance to the Hyundai Card Music Library and Understage, featuring a mural by JR

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:

280 Park Avenue Exterior Identification

Originally designed by Emery Roth & Sons in 1961, 280 Park Avenue is one of midtown Manhattan’s premier corporate addresses.

Vignelli died in 2014, but his extensive body of work continues to fuel a passion in designers and design enthusiasts. 

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