"The Neighborhood Your Brand Built" a session at last week's International Downtown Association (IDA) Conference and Tradeshow, San Antonio, explored how urban districts rely on brands to express their essence and deliver impressions—especially in an age of social media and global competition. Moderated by Managing Partner, Jonathan Alger, the talk show-style session included a case study of our rebranding for longtime client Union Square Partnership. Also featured was place branding by Oak Park Economic Development Corp and Centro San Antonio. The variation in scale, geography, and governance of the three districts helped emphasize the vital role of branding in expressing the character of a location.Read More
Associate Partner Alin Tocmacov presents at the 2018 SEGD Exhibition & Experience event in Washington D.C. on August 23–24. In “Unlimited Possibilities: Innovating with Best Practices for Digital Experiences,” Alin describes processes to design for “phygital culture," create emotional environments and make memorable experiences. He uses case studies, including the Museum of the Bible, to showcase how new technologies impact our expectations in experience design and what it takes to keep up with the ever-changing digital evolution.Read More
"Design is the Secret: Keeping 250,000 Employees Engaged Through Digital Signage" is the topic of Partner Jonathan Alger's session at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2018 in Las Vegas on Thursday, March 29. Jonathan will demonstrate the design strategies behind over 100 projects for JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s innovative digital signage program, created for a global network that ranges from individual displays to giant media walls. Also, read about the upcoming session in the TechDecision article "Designing Digital Signage for Employee Engagement."Read More
Jonathan Alger shed light on disrupted storytelling at the 2017 SEGD Xlab, a conference about digital innovation and the future of experience design. The session featured C&G's digital designs that demonstrate how the studio incorporates new models of user-engagement. The session that was followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. The studio also hosted an SEGD Xlab studio innovation tour for students and industry professionals. This year’s Xlab theme—Experiences in the Era of Disruption—showcased how disruption is impacting experiential graphic design. It included presenters from Living Map, Civiq, DailyDOOH, Float4, Lab at Rockwell, Reality Interactive, Gallagher & Associates, WeWork, Intersection, and Potion, Tessellate, Two Twelve, and others.Read More
When is a design studio an art gallery? At the "After—Hours" opening reception in the studio one evening last week, art and art lovers took over C&G Partners as friends, family, and designers mingled over prosecco, charcuterie, and beats by DJ Keith Madden. Whether it was animations and films in the conference room, watercolors hung on the closet doors, or immersive installations in the restrooms, all the art was created by C&G staff after hours, reflecting the multidisciplinary professionals that have made C&G their home. And did we mention the prosecco?
Check out the artwork we all made at the After—Hours website.
Greg Mulholland and Isabel SanchezRead More
On Wednesday, November 9, C&G Partners will host an AAM & NAME Getting Started on Exhibition Development webinar "watch & talk". Participants can network (and snack) while they learn. Starting at 1:30 pm in our studio, the free event consists of 30 minutes of pre-webinar check-in and networking; 90-minute live webinar; and 60 minutes of post-webinar facilitated discussion. Please RSVP here.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
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
C&G Partners’ Maya Kopytman participated in the 20th annual Museums and the Web conference last week in Los Angeles.
In line with the conference’s mission of showcasing exemplary digital practice for cultural and scientific heritage...Read More