The concept of framing is central to the wayfinding, identification, and donor signage program designed for the new Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning at Barnard College. The 128,000-square-foot building is the latest addition to the Morningside Heights, New York, campus of the women’s liberal arts college partnered with Columbia University.Read More
C&G Partners continues their work with the iconic St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City as they near the completion of a once-in-a-century restoration and conservation project. To honor the generosity of their many patrons, the Cathedral commissioned C&G to design a system of donor signage. The program uses classical letterforms hand carved into stone and wood surfaces.Read More
Final touches at the U.S. Embassy in London, including signage and graphics done by C&G Partners, are being installed as part of an on-going process to relocate State Department operations in their new Battersea headquarters. Congratulations to the extensive team: Kieran Timberlake architects, landscape architects Olin, and others.
Featured below is a CNC milled and hand carved seal as well as listing of Ministers and Ambassadors that anchors the reception lobby. Stay tuned for more photographs featuring our interior and exterior signage and wayfinding program.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
Today is your last chance to catch Citi Summer in the Square, the summer-long event by Union Square Partnership that takes over Union Square every week with over 100 events, from fitness classes and family-friendly games to live music and dance. C&G Partners created the original visual identity and this is our third summer of producing new print collateral, graphics, and streetscape elements.Read More
This month, Hearst is celebrating 10 years of their iconic New York City headquarters—Hearst Tower—with the exhibition Building with History: The Exhibit, featuring work by tower architects Foster + Partners. Here at C&G, we are looking back at our milestone projects for this longtime client, include the Hearst Tower sign program; the interactive exhibition for Hearst's flagship publication Good Housekeeping; and a construction barricade that could be called the biggest magazine rack in the world.
Foster + Partners' 44-story addition to the original 1928, Art Deco building transformed Hearst Tower...Read More
This comprehensive signage program was part of a rebrand for the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus. One key goal was to strengthen ties to the brand of Maryland itself by using the iconic black, yellow, red, and white colors of the State. C&G Partners has been collaborating with the University for over a decade to realize this extensive system.
Along with street-level wayfinding, the sign system announces the University with rooftop and building facades visible from the nearby Camden Yards...Read More
This weekend at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's 35th annual cherry blossom festival, Sakura Matsuri, nature-lovers can enjoy C&G’s permanent “light on the land" sign program—along with over 60 events celebrating Japanese culture.
Implemented over the last several years, C&G’s sign program replaced a century of ad hoc signs that detracted from the Garden’s verdant character...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
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