Yesterday, C&G Partners hosted an SEGD NY / Small Talks. Big Ideas. event that continues the studio's long-term commitment to the SEGD community. Bringing together a few dozen local SEGD members, the evening included a presentation by studio Partners Jonathan Alger, Keith Helmetag, and Amy Siegel. We shared some of the behind-the-scenes details of recent mapping projects, and SEGD award-winning exhibition projects Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center and Against the Odds. Many thanks to the SEGD NY Chapter Chairs for setting up this event, and see you next time!Read More
This week, the Washington Post led with C&G's West Point Foundry Preserve interpretive landscape program in the article "A Lot of Design Goes into Those Helpful Park and Trail Maps." Written by Kim Cook, the article surveys a range of successful outdoor signage projects designed to seamlessly integrate with their natural surroundings. The article has also been picked up by ABC News, Daily Herald, and others.
“When you build and refresh a place with an extraordinary history, the task is remarkably easy if you’re willing to respond to the information that lies in front of you,” says Partner Keith Helmetag about this landmark project we did for our client, Scenic Hudson.Read More
Culture Crunch is C&G's ongoing monthly internal event series, incubating the studio's mission: design for culture. For March, associate partner Leslie Dann and senior designer Ping Lim covered new thinking on immersive digital installations. Leslie and Ping's presentation ranged from emodiversity and machine learning to UX design and interactive art — plus an unexpected, must-see live demo.Read More
C&G Partners just finished another contribution to our Union Square community, with the third annual Sweat Fest that wrapped up in February. For the third year running, C&G did all the design for this fast-growing, week-long festival, dedicated to our neighborhood's vibrant health and fitness community.
With dozens and dozens of complimentary work-out classes ranging from Vinyasa Yoga to Kung Fu...Read More
Celebrate San Diego! The History & Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community opens next week, on Saturday, March 11, at the San Diego History Center. Designed by C&G Partners, the exhibition chronicles the contributions and experiences of Jews in San Diego from the mid-19th century until today through interactive installations, immersive media, interpretive graphics, and historic artifacts. A centerpiece of the project is custom lettering for the exhibition drawn by the firm.Read More
After over a decade of collaborative exhibition projects Beth Prindle, Head of Special Collections at Boston Public Library, and Jonathan Alger, C&G Managing Partner, lead a plenary session at the Symposium on the Future of Libraries in Atlanta this Monday, January 23, 2017. A new addition to the annual American Library Associations (ALA) Midwinter Meeting, the Symposium outlines innovations that shape the future of libraries.
Library Exhibitions Unbound: Lessons for the Future from a Decade of Special Projects at the Boston Public Library explores the growing relationship between library professionals, designers, and technologists, as well as the evolution of library exhibits centered around interactive elements, participatory experiences, and tech-driven media installations.
Expect lively conversation, insights, as well as applicable tools and techniques.Read More
Who knew: interior designers are the happiest design professionals. The least happy? Architects, apparently.
For AIGA and Google's first annual Design Census 2016, C&G Partners' Maya Kopytman chose an iconic form to illustrate facts about job satisfaction across 17 different design industries. "By applying census data to the length of a smile, we depict designer satisfaction in various industries," describes Maya. “ In some industries designers are happier than others, but overall—we're a happy bunch.”Read More