Creative Graphic Design: Sagmeister Happy Show, Design for Good, Awards and more

by Fred Showker

Creative tidbits is a column in DTG Magazine featuring creative instpiration Hope you've had a great summer, as many of us continue back into the school season, here are some great inspirations and idea starters for August . . .
* Stefan Sagmeister’s The Happy Show Is at the Chicago Cultural Center
* 'Revel on the Block' promotes creativity, community and local business
* Students Recognized by 'Design for Good' Project
* Winners of SEGD Global Design Awards 2013
* Trust me, you’re not a graphic designer
* Contemporary Arts Museum gets graphic
... and more !

Students Recognized by 'Design for Good' Project

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A public awareness campaign designed and implemented by graphic design students at Illinois Wesleyan University has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Design for Good project.
      The largest professional design organization in the country, AIGA published a case study of the campaign — "What We Eat and Why It Matters" —this week. Design for Good is an innovative movement within the design profession, supported and encouraged by AIGA.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Illinois Wesleyan University
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Contemporary Arts Museum gets graphic

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Everybody's a graphic designer these days, with Adobe tools and other programs at their disposal. So what defines a great commercial artist now? "Graphic Design - Now in Production" answers with a look at posters, magazines, books, branding imagery, type, products, information graphics and film and TV titles created by some of the nation's best professional creatives since 2000.
      Co-organized by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and the Smithsonian Institution's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, the show opens at 7 p.m. Friday (through Sept. 29) at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose, 713-284-8250, camh.org. Free admission.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Molly Glentzer Arts, Design & Culture Writer / www.chron.com
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Winners of SEGD Global Design Awards 2013

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The Society for Environmental Graphic Design has recently revealed the winners of its 2013 Global Design Awards. The Awards honors the best in environmental graphic design.
      This year, the winners range from signage for a Boy Scout camp in West Virginia to a suite of high-tech interactives at the Cleveland Museum of Art. They also include a university cafeteria in Turkey, an exhibition on Charles Dickens in New York, integrated wayfinding and placemaking for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office in Seattle, a research project on signage and mental mapping, and environmental graphics for a wide range of other corporate, civic, and cultural environments.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Society for Environmental Graphic Design
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