SEGD Design Awards 2010


This year’s winners were chosen from a field of 430 entries, a record for the design awards program established in 1987. International entries were the highest ever, representing 27 percent of the total entries.

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With a jury of some of the best-known names in design, the annual award program recognizes and promotes the best in contemporary environmental graphic design.

Category Award / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Architecture, Environment, Graphic, Interior, Landscape
Country United States
RegDeadline 12 February 2010 GoogleCal iCal
12 February 2010 (Must be Received, See "Timetable and Entry Fee" below)
Eligibility All
Target Field Projects completed in 2007, 2008, or 2009/ Student work completed in 2008 or 2009 by full‐time students enrolled in a recognized design program

Exceptional environmental graphic design is recognized in the annual SEGD Design Awards Program, illustrating the pandisciplinary nature of visual communications in the built environment. Winning projects have included complex wayfinding systems, branding and identity work, retail and interior projects, exhibition design, and public art installations.

Henry Beer (co-founded CommArts, a Boulder, Colo., firm)
Vaughan Davies (director of urban design and principal at EDAW)
Graham Hanson (principal of Graham Hanson Design)
Mitchell Mauk (principal of Mauk Design)
Michael Mc Bride (manager of public art and environmental graphic design)
Caroline Oh (graphic designer)
Robin Perkins (co-founder of Selbert Perkins Design)
Leslie Smolan (principal at Carbone Smolan Agency)
Min Wang (dean of the School of Design at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing)

Exhibition and Publication

Entry Fee
- 1-3 projects: $110 (member), $220 (non-member)
- 4+ projects: $90 (member), $180 (non-member)
- Student rate: $30 per project (member), $45 per project (non-member)
The late fee (later than January 29, 2010) : $40 per project

Project description: 500 words or less
Visual materials:
- Installed projects: Up to 8 digital images
- Unbuilt projects, research materials, and master plans: Documents, sketches, presentation materials, and other relevant materials

Submission Address
Society for Environmental Graphic Design
1000 Vermont Ave., NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC

The entry deadline: January 29, 2010
The late entry deadline: February 12, 2010

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