A feature article in the latest SEGD newsletter recaps the long involvement of Partners Amy Siegel and Keith Helmetag in the World Trade Center site in New York City. This "Designer's Diary" slideshow, Design Destiny: A Diary of the World Trade Center Site, chronicles decades of work done in collaboration with many peer designers and clients.Read More
For nearly two decades, Harvest in the Square has been bringing people together to celebrate some of the best and most sustainable food New York has to offer. C&G Partners has designed the graphics for Harvest in the Square’s 20th Anniversary event.Read More
C&G Partners' installation 'Curtain of Names' for The Advisory Board Company (ABC) was honored with a Merit Award in the 2015 SEGD Global Design Awards Program in the Placemaking and Identity category. Each year, The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) honors the very best in experiential graphic design worldwide.Read More
C&G's Alin Tocmacov will speak at MuseumNext, Europe's major conference on the future of museums in Geneva. Alin is joined by fellow panelists, Seb Chan, Molly Heinz, Avinash Rajagopal, Vera Sacchetti and Viviane Stappmanns to discuss The Sociable Museum. The mission of museums has expanded greatly in the past decade. In their quest to capture a bigger role amidst the cacophony of popular culture, museums have been pulling out all stops to generate conversations both within and beyond their walls. They’ve tried websites, blogs, online discussion forums, Facebook, Twitter, podcasts, mobile apps, and augmented reality devices, individually and in combination, with mixed success. How can institutions harness digital tools to design these conversations, and make them effective, memorable, and resonant? This panel of museum professionals, designers, and design critics will consider the issue at three scales: Intramuseum, Megamuseum, and Extramuseum.
Join the conversation: Twitter: @MuseumNext Facebook: @MuseNext #MuseumNext #SociableMuseumRead More
C&G Partners' event design for Madison Avenue Fashion Heritage Week was honored with a SASI-ONE2014 GOLD Award (SASI = Shop America Salutes Innovation) for shopping and cultural tourism marketing excellence. SASI-ONE Award winners are campaigns that have demonstrably promoted shopping, dining and/or cultural heritage experiences as tourism activities in a creative or innovative manner. Hosted by the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District, the weeklong event brought together 16 top fashion brands on Madison Avenue to raise money to benefit The Museum at FIT. October 20 – 26, 2014 was officially proclaimed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to be Madison Avenue Fashion Heritage Week.
Brands curated a special window display in their Madison Avenue boutique...Read More
The firm recently unveiled its program of exterior signs, map kiosks, and site graphics at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza in Lower Manhattan.Read More
One of the major milestones on the annual design calendar has just appeared on newsstands: PRINT Magazine's Regional Design Awards issue. This year two of the firm's projects have been honored: the Against the Odds exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and a monograph of the firm's recent exhibit and environmental designs at the West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring, New York.
Against the Odds encourages visitors to learn about the experiences of WWII-era Jewish refugees and their rescuers through images, original documents, first-person accounts, and multi-sensory interactive design elements. The exhibition is dominated by “paper walls” that represent the significant bureaucratic barriers and extensive paperwork that stood in the way of this heroic undertaking.Read More
Last Saturday, C&G Partners participated in New York Cares Day, a city-wide community service event aimed at revitalizing NYC Public Schools. Overall results for the day: 4,000 people volunteered, 70 schools revitalized, 5 boroughs served, 3,668 gallons of paint emptied, and 12,660 tulip and daffodils planted!
The C&G volunteer team worked with more than 40 volunteers at 616 K High School in Bed...Read More
Madison Avenue Fashion Heritage Week is right around the corner, running next week from October 20 – 26, 2014. Ads designed by C&G Partners for the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District have been cropping up all around the city, including in the pages of the Wall Street Journal (see below). The event benefits The Museum at FIT and includes specially-curated shop windows all along Madison Avenue, supported by an app produced by C&G Partners, which is already live at MadisonAveFWH.org. See you at #MadisonAveFHW, @MadisonAveFHW (and of course on Madison Avenue itself) all next week!Read More