ICMA Conference – The Benefits of an Inclusive City Rebranding Process

Government leaders from around the country gathered in Columbus, Ohio recently to connect, learn, share, and be inspired. The 108th ICMA conference demonstrated the power that comes when like-minded people come together with the intention of learning and sharing with others. One session, in particular, was incredibly powerful. The City …

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Wayfinding the Future at LAX

Since its beginning as a single airstrip and lone building at the dawning of commercial aviation, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has continually expanded and modernized to meet the growing needs of an ever-changing aviation industry and the people they serve as the gateway to Los Angeles, California, and America. …

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Branding, Wayfinding & Placemaking Historic La Plaza – Los Angeles, CA

Nestled between the mountains and the sea, in downtown Los Angeles, California, lives a place where its historical story and significance were in need of telling. That place is La Plaza Village, located in the heart of what is known as el pueblo. And as the story goes, lived a …

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Wayfinding & Placemaking Transforms a University: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a world-class university. Ranked in the top 50 Masters-Level universities in the USA. Yet the exterior of the school did not reflect the excellence it provides within it.

Recognizing this, the school leadership set out to bring congruence to their learning environment by providing a professional, practical and pragmatic experiential environment to their campus.

Power & Light District: Placemaking & Wayfinding Kansas City’s Future

From near desolation to a thriving community, Kansas City has overcome the challenge faced by many of America’s great cities. Where once these centers of culture, community, growth, and prosperity attracted those seeking a better life… many had morphed into dangerous shells of their former selves, driving people away to …

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Environmental Graphic Designer

Selbert Perkins Design (SPD) has an immediate opening for an Environmental Graphic Designer. You will be working with a team of Partners, Principals, Design Directors, CADD Managers, and Graphic Designers to develop projects for transportation wayfinding. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum 1 year of experience in environmental graphic design, branded environments, landscape or urban design. Understanding …

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Analog & Digital Wayfinding is Key to Airport Success

Imagine that you’re ready for your trip. Your family is with you, and you’re eager to head to the airport. But you’re anxious too. Where are you going? Where do you park? Where is the terminal? Ticketing? Baggage? Security? Gate? You have enough stressors in your life; all you want …

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Revitalization Of District Detroit: The Eddystone

From blight to beauty, the much-needed revitalization of the City of Detroit has taken a monumental leap forward. The restoration of the long-abandoned Eddystone Hotel demonstrates Olympia Development’s commitment to bringing District Detroit back to its glory, a reimagined historic neighborhood, home to thriving businesses and residents alike. Olympia Development …

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Wayfinding & Signage is Vital to Healthcare: U Health – University of Utah

Since its beginning in 1905, the University of Utah Health, now U Health, has continued to expand in size and scope and has grown to where it is consistently ranked #1 in quality in the nation among academic medical centers. Their 5 hospitals are staffed with over 20,000 employees including …

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Wayfinding & Placemaking the City of Long Beach California

Great Cities must celebrate their legacy and reinvent for the future. Driving economic success in conjunction with creating a vibrant, safer, and more enticing experience is the key to reinventing and revitalizing a city, making the city relevant to residents, businesses, and tourists alike.  The challenge cities, counties, and other municipalities face …

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Airport Innovation: Wayfinding Tampa International Airport

Almost since the dawning of commercial aviation, airports have faced the challenge of getting passengers onto their flights easier, faster and safer. With the constant rise in personal and business travel, combined with the stress induced by needing to be at the gate by a certain time, navigating checkin counters, …

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Wayfinding & Placemaking: Universities – UCSD

Placemaking is both art and science. It is about creating environmental experiences which draw people in and entices them to stay. In the case of college students, it is about creating spaces in which they want to hang out … and claim as their own, as well as making it easy for students and faculty to find their way around campus.

There is no better example of this than what the administrators at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Congratulations to the Atlanta Braves: 2021 World Series Champions!

The excitement of Braves fans can be felt around the world, and no more so than in The Battery, Atlanta, a 60-acre mixed-use destination designed by Wakefield Beasley & Associates and Braves Construction, to celebrate the legendary history of Atlanta and the Braves. Selbert Perkins Design was delighted to create …

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Distrito T-Mobile: San Juan’s Most Exciting New Branded Experience

Selbert Perkins worked closely with the Prisa Group in their creation of an experience that draws people in; exciting, entertaining and engaging them in spending time in the amazing shops, products, services and venues. As the home of the premier entertainment center in Puerto Rico, Distrito T-Mobile is a spectacular …

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Union Station – Los Angeles, California

Opened in 1939, Union Station, Los Angeles, is the epitome of Southern California glamour. Built to unite five different railroads, through the melding of three diverse design styles, what has become known as the “Last of the Great Train Stations” has been uniting family, friends and the community for over …

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Happy Hour at Home

SPD Cocktail Recipes Book and Song List At Selbert Perkins Design we like to see the glass half-full. 2020 was a Dark and Stormy year, but we say when life gives you lemons, make a Lemon Drop! Call us Old Fashioned, but having been through nearly 40 years of economic …

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Landmark Rising

Excitement and anticipation are building in Las Vegas as a new dynamic gateway, designed by Selbert Perkins Design/Los Angeles, rises on Las Vegas Boulevard. Work on the 85-foot-tall lighted arches began in March and YESCO, the selected fabricator, expects the installation to be completed next month. Mayor Carolyn Goodman championed the concept as part of …

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LAX Gateway Turns 20

The LAX Gateway officially opened on August 8, 2000. Conceived and designed by Selbert Perkins Design, the gateway celebrates the energy, diversity, and unity of Los Angeles. The gateway has become an icon of the Los Angeles experience and welcomes millions of visitors from around the world each day. Download …

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Wayfinding signs, featuring public art, will give Worcester districts a sense of identity

Source: Mass Live By Melissa Hanson | mhanson@masslive.com   Driving around downtown Worcester, you may have noticed some new sleek, brightly-colored signs popping up. These wayfinding signs are part of a project to add public art and a sense of identity to some of Worcester’s neighborhoods and popular locations. As …

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Downtown L.A. MyFig Branded Signage Revealed

In collaboration with Troller Mayer, Melendrez, Gehl Architects, and KPFF, IBI Group, SPD created a branded signage and wayfinding system for the MyFigueroa Streetscape in Downtown Los Angeles. The redesign transforms the four-mile stretch into a safer and more navigable transportation corridor for pedestrians, bikers, transit riders, and drivers. Linking …

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Wilshire Grand Center Featured in Interior Design Magazine

Source: Interior Design Magazine Mega-project Wilshire Grand Center in Downtown Los Angeles graces the December cover of Interior Design Magazine. SPD had the pleasure of collaborating with AC Martin and Hanjin International Corporation to create a Graphics, Signage & Wayfinding Master Plan for the large-scale building. The main components of this landmark destination …

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John Lutz – President of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design

Source: dexigner.com Award-winning graphic designer John Lutz, partner in the Chicago office of Selbert Perkins Design, will lead the global community of experiential graphic designers as president of SEGD, the Society for Experiential Graphic Design. “The role and impact of Experiential Graphic Design in our world continues to grow as digital technology …

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Santa Monica Breeze

The City of Santa Monica has launched the first bike share program in Southern California. Selbert Perkins Design, in collaboration with the city and CycleHop, designed the “heads-up” mapping for 75 new stations, and citywide bicycle wayfinding signs. The program is part of a multi-modal transit system that, when complete, …

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