CG is thrilled to hear the news about Ellen Stofan, the first woman to lead the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, our client since 2016. Her brilliance and imagination will be put to good use as this super-popular facility begins its $1 billion renovation. Her work as NASA’s chief scientist will come in handy! Learn more […]
Western Michigan University is one of the top public universities in the country with highly ranked engineering and business programs as well as one of the largest aviation programs in the nation. With thousands of yearly visitors to its Kalamazoo campus, WMU was in need of a signage and wayfinding system that addressed the pragmatic […]
The transformation of the Reading Railroad Viaduct into Philadelphia’s first elevated green space is nearing completion; the park is expected to open sometime in the spring. Now in fabrication, CG has designed a spectacular 80′ corten steel wall that captures the gritty history of the Callowhill Industrial District, now on the National Register of Historic Places. The steel wall is laser cut with a map of the […]
More than ever, wayfinding is more than just signage. Blue-dot wayfinding, geomagnetic positioning, geofencing, beacons, triangulation—there are a lot of new digital technologies and tools being added to the wayfinding landscape. Figuring out how the options work together—and more importantly, which ones are most appropriate for the client—can be complicated. CG has been working with […]
Johns Hopkins Suburban Hospital is making their mission — “building on the promise of medicine” — tangible with an ambitious $273 million dollar modernization plan that will expand and unify the Bethesda campus. CG is planning the wayfinding for this 2020 Campus Transformation to help visitors self-navigate the larger facility and site.
The City of Baltimore needed better identification for its robust network of hiking and bike trails. CG created a new graphic language for the Gwynns Falls Trail, one of the busiest trails in the system. The updated signage will improve the visibility, recognition and cohesion of the trails. The signs offer directions to adjacent highways, […]
Congratulations to our client! The UMBC Chesapeake Bay Retrievers thrilled us all with daring, heart and skill in their landmark NCAA win. Read the NYTimes account of how this “underdog” that pulled off “the equivalent of a moon landing” wins in many other ways. CG has been privileged to design gateway, wayfinding and interpretive signage for UMBC.
Penn Medicine’s New Patient Pavilion will be an advanced clinical facility with 500 beds, an emergency department and 50 operating and procedure rooms. The PennFIRST design team is working closely with Penn Medicine staff to simultaneously design from the patient and caregiver’s perspectives. CG is responsible for developing a user-centered interior and exterior wayfinding program, which will […]
Working in the built environment, CG is no stranger to Things Falling Apart. The staff took time out of the work day to learn why and how at a great exhibit at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. The permanent Applebaum-designed exhibit was an added bonus!
Overlooking the Delaware River, American Water’s iconic skyline signage, designed by Cloud Gehshan, will announce its new home in Camden, NJ. A full-size prototype of a 14-foot internally illuminated letter was recently installed to test its visibility and aesthetics. The scale of the letters and their placement over the parapet will make them clearly visible […]