Heartfelt congratulations to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), opening to the public this past weekend in Washington D.C. with the help of many dignitaries and luminaries. The long-awaited NMAAHC is the only national museum exclusively dedicated to the documentation of African American experience, and C&G Partners is privileged to have played a role. Our Guestbook and Member Honor Roll for the museum gives visitors a new, digitally integrated way to leave something of themselves behind.Read More
We're getting into the 2016 Summer Olympic spirit by revisiting an exhibition project, Faster, Higher, Stronger, at Manhattan's Time Warner Center that showcased 50-years of Olympic photography by Sports Illustrated.
Pegged to the Athens Summer Olympic Games in 2004, the exhibit architecture makes bold use of interlocking rings from the traditional Olympic symbol...Read More
We're teaming up with the National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME) for a summer mixer. Members can Mingle with exhibition-minded folks, learn more about the association and tour our creative studio—all while enjoying Rio-themed drinks and snacks in honor of the 2016 Olympics.
New York NAMEers join us on Tuesday, August 9, from 6-8 pm at C&G's Union Square studio. RSVP to NAMEmidAtlantic@gmail.com by August 7.Read More
SEGD's list of The 20 Most Influential Exhibit Designs this Century, released today, includes C&G's Against The Odds at The Museum of Jewish Heritage. The article includes projects from the last 16 years that show significant innovation, inspiration and raise the bar for exhibit design.
"This thoughtful project encouraged visitors to learn about the lives of refugees and rescuers through various media," the article says...Read More
Annual reports are not only published by for-profit companies, and despite what we assume they're not all turning digital. The rumored "renaissance of print" is evident in communication design and organizations of all kinds. After wrapping up another annual report season, we realize that our nonprofit clients including The Rockefeller University, Union Square Partnership, Kress Foundation, and American Council of Learned Societies, although very different all agree financial reporting is a must and pick print as their medium of choice.
Our longest standing annual report design is for the Kress Foundation, who promote the enjoyment and understanding of European Art and Architecture through education, grants, and fellowships.
Each year, the Kress report is designed around a carefully curated selection of portraits...Read More
JPMorgan Chase & Co wins a Bronze APEX Award, at the 2016 Digital Signage Expo, for the Food Truck Animation located in their Manhattan headquarters.The C&G-designed animation is part of a larger video media wall created to emphasize discovery and utility within a corporate environment.
The animation geo-locates popular food trucks in Midtown, from the Mexican eatery Calexico to...Read More
Just in time for the weekend: a lighthearted clip of Star Trek actor, and Planetary Society Board Member, Robert Picardo touring our exhibits at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. His companion is the Observatory Curator, Dr. Laura Danly. We’re fans and friends of the film star, known to some as the Holographic Doctor, and of course very proud to have been a part of the Griffith renovation project that he mentions here.
C&G Partners designed 20,000 square feet of new visitor experiences for Griffith...Read More
The largest gathering of museum professionals in the world, the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting, runs May 26-29 in Washington, DC. This year the meeting explores how themes of power, influence, and responsibility shape the work of museums locally and internationally.On May 28, C&G Managing Partner Jonathan Alger and Skirball Cultural Center Vice President Sheri Bernstein will be on a panel together to discuss learnings from our exhibition A Path Appears: Actions for A Better World. Trailblazing exhibitions at the Oakland Museum of California and San Diego Museum of Man will also be discussed.
The panel, Papa Don't Preach: Compelling Issues-Based Exhibitions, delves into how we can create museum experiences that address serious societal issues, do justice to complex topics...Read More
As we head to the Union Square Partnership Annual Meeting today, C&G Partners reveals its design for the community organization's Annual Report 2016 and looks at the impact of the new brand identity originally that debuted a year ago. Now in our second year of collaboration with the Partnership, our design work aims to capture the culture of the vibrant nine-acre Manhattan district the Partnership is dedicated to enhancing.
The Annual Report 2016 reflects the Partnership’s exceptional growth over the last year as well as the vitality of Union Square where...Read More
A museum exhibition that doubles as a vehicle for social change, A Path Appears: Actions for A Better World, was on view at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles from late 2015 to early 2016. C&G Partners was given the uplifting task of creating the interactive exhibition environment—allowing us to design for activist culture.
Both the exhibition and the book from which it was inspired, also titled A Path Appears, written by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalists Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, provide a roadmap for becoming conscience global citizens...Read More