Thursday, January 12, 2012

SEGD Accepting Entries for 2012 Global Design Awards

Washington, DC, USA -- The Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD) is now accepting entries for the 2012 Global Design Awards.

The SEGD Global Design Awards Program recognizes exceptional environmental graphic design, illustrating the pandisciplinary nature of visual communications in the built environment. Winning projects have included complex wayfinding systems, branding and identity work, retail and interior projects, exhibition design, and public art installations.  Awards are conferred by multidisciplinary, international juries.

Catagories are:

Dynamic Environments: media facades, interactive architecture, media-based exhibitions, digital billboards, electronic public art

Office/Workplace Environments: office buildings, business parks, mixed-use centers, industrial and manufacturing buildings, convention and conference centers

Leisure/Entertainment Environments: walking and hiking trails, recreation centers, theme parks, arenas, stadiums, theaters, concert halls, cinemas, hotels, resorts, restaurants, spas, fitness centers, parks, gardens, cruise ships, marinas, golf courses

Educational/Institutional Environments: healthcare facilities, libraries, schools, campuses, government facilities

Transportation Environments: airports, ports, bus, rail, roadways, parking facilities

Retail/Commercial Environments: service businesses, malls, storefronts, interiors, food courts, showrooms, outdoor advertising

Residential Environments: apartments, condominiums, developments, retirement centers, dormitories

Urban Projects: cities, mixed-use complexes, downtowns, neighborhoods, wayfinding systems, streetscapes

Exhibitions: museums, zoos, interpretive exhibits

Trade Shows/Temporary Events: expositions, pavilions, athletic events, festivals

Master Plans/Planning/Research: conceptual ideas, research, recommendation studies, sign/identity/branding standards, programs

Miscellaneous: signage, architectural graphics, placemaking, identity programs, public art, donor recognition programs, maps, symbol/pictogram systems, sign codes, gateways, landmarks

For more information or to enter, visit