Yesterday, partner Jonathan Alger participated in a panel discussion at the final senior review of the undergraduate Design + Management department at Parsons The New School for Design. Chaired by the recently-appointed Dean of Parsons, Joel Towers, the panel discussion on the future of the profession and the department also included Businessweek innovation writer Bruce Nussbaum, New School General Counsel Roy...Read More
At the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums "Creating Exhibitions" annual symposium on Monday, Partner Jonathan Alger will host a panel discussion called "Museumless." The session will explore the expansion of museum-type exhibits beyond the traditional walls of the museum to surprising new venues, with unexpected benefits. The sessions on Monday will be held at the Liberty Science Center in New...Read More
C&G Partners has created a new brand identity for the Greater Hudson Heritage Network, an organization for heritage professionals. The mark projects both the historical nature of the membership and the future potential of the organization. As requested by our client, the logo also deliberately avoids overused regional imagery and colors: no river, no boats, no waves, and no maps of New York State.
In 2007, C&G Partners went to the White House for lunch. The sitting First Lady is always designated the chair of the National Design Awards given by the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, and the firm was a finalist that year in the Communication Design category. Here is a never-before-released photograph from last year's event. (L to R: Laura Bush...Read More
Next week, Steff Geissbuhler will speak on the subject of "Making and Leaving a Mark" at the ninth annual DesignThinkers 2008 conference in Toronto. From designthinkers.com: Steff explores the thinking behind the creation of a logo, trademark or visual vocabulary and the many forms and personalities an identity can take on. Using his work as examples, Steff will discuss...Read More
Next Monday, October 20th, Partner Emanuela Frigerio will be mentoring young teen designers at the Teen Design Fair, held during Design Week at the Cooper-Hewitt. Emanuela appeared at the Fair last year as well, when the firm was nominated for the National Design Award. Young designers can ask Emanuela about a career in design, what it's like to be a...Read More
Steff Geissbuhler will give a "Design Hero Lecture" next week at the AGI Student Conference in Chicago, on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. From AGI Chicago: On September 23-28, 2008, over 1000 of the world’s top designers, students, educators and graphic arts professionals will converge in Chicago for the 2008 AGI Congress and AGI Student Conference. Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) will...Read More
Next week, Steff Geissbuhler will speak about the firm's new brand identity for the Greater Hudson Heritage Network at the annual conference of the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH). Steff's lecture will be on Friday, September 12, 2008 in Rochester, New York. Steff is delighted to speak at AASLH. The organization gave C&G Partners three...Read More