Just in: C&G Partners is featured in the first SEGD "Annual of Excellence." Considered the "yearbook of the experiential graphic design community," the Annual celebrates the best projects of 2016, drawn from SEGD's Global Design and Excellence Awards. Our award-winning project for the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center is one of those selected that "represents changing paradigms in the design community...and raise the bar for better user experience," as described by SEGD CEO Clive Roux.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
The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) announced the winning projects for the 2016 SEGD Global Design Awards this past weekend in Seattle. We are honored to have received an award in the Placemaking & Identity category, for the Sanford Homestake Visitor Center in Lead, South Dakota. The Awards features designers who are "experimenting with ways to enhance users’ enjoyment of the 'real' world with creative experiential designs that communicate," as per SEGD's description.
The project includes a suite of exhibits, media programs, and environmental graphics for a Visitor Center at Sanford Lab Homestake, a sophisticated astrophysics lab that was once home to the largest and deepest mine in the Western Hemisphere...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
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
For Earth Day, C&G is reflecting on our interpretive landscape design at the West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring, New York. The project for Scenic Hudson gave us a chance to create a unique suite of interpretive historic exhibits and graphics, and to design for conservation culture.
Before nature reclaimed the land in the early 20th century, West Point Foundry was a bustling ironworks that famously produced steam engines and civil war cannons. In 1996 Scenic Hudson purchased the land, transforming the archaeological ruins into a historic nature preserve teeming with wildlife.Read More
The Architect’s Newspaper highlights C&G Partners designs for Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, in Lead, South Dakota, in the just-posted article A science center fit for particle physicists and visitors alike. Once America’s largest gold mine, Sanford Lab is now the country's most advanced astrophysics facility.
Written by Matthew Messner, the article illustrates the Visitor Center’s educational mission...Read More