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The Placemaking Power of Ten

We’ve all been places we love and want to return to again and again. These spaces are exciting and engaging and they elicit a positive emotional reaction. At RSM Design, we have made our name designing the places that people…

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From Transactional Environments to Transformational Experiences

As Environmental Graphic Designers, we are very aware of the influence the built environment plays on the types of experiences that you have. Some environments generate active excitement, such as a stadium or sports arenas, while others instill reflection and…

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Shaping A Coastal Identity – Pacific City and RSM Design

February 2, 2016 Community, Graphics, Inspiration, Journal

SHAPING A COASTAL IDENTITY - PACIFIC CITY AND RSM DESIGN Historically, Pacific City was the maiden name of the California village that would eventually become Huntington Beach. Over the span of about 7 years, RSM Design worked with various project owners to…

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Promotions and Growth at RSM Design

RSM DESIGN PROMOTES CHRISTY MONTGOMERY TO SENIOR DESIGN ASSOCIATE AND WELCOMES YOLANDA SEPULVEDA TO THE FIRM AS OUR NEW DESIGN DIRECTOR RSM Design celebrates the promotion of Christy Montgomery to the position of Senior Design Associate. Christy’s contribution to the RSM…

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Creating Identity through Art

October 4, 2013 Fun, Inspiration, RSM 160 1 Comment

Urban signage, Community Branding, Abstract Wayfinding… I'm not quite sure what to call it, but these artistic expressions have begun to dramatically transform the slums to which they are applied. Creating pride and a positive association to place within the…

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Hands On Map Making Workshop

September 9, 2013 Inspiration, RSM 160, RSM Lab 0 Comments

As part one of our three part internal series on map making, I  organized a workshop that forced us to use our hands, think fast and improvise. Each team was given a bag of supplies to create their map with—…

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And the award goes to…

RSM Wins SEGD Honor Award! The 2013 winners were announced June 8 during an awards celebration at the SEGD Conference, held in San Francisco. The jury selected 22 winning projects, including RSM, which received the highest recognition of an Honor…

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Typographic Lesson: Character Anatomy

October 27, 2010 Inspiration, RSM Lab 0 Comments

Can you tell one typeface from another? Distinguishing the differences between fonts such as Helvetica and Times Roman are fairly obvious, but when comparing other typefaces that are similar in design it is harder for most to see. There is…

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World Expo in Shanghai

July 8, 2010 Fun, Inspiration 0 Comments

On their most recent trip to China, Harry and Martin actually stopped working for a day, set the computers aside, put on their most comfortable shoes, and headed out to one of the most exciting Expo events to come along…

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Exploring China

February 16, 2010 Fun, Inspiration 0 Comments

During Harry's most recent trip to China he visited one of RSM's graphics project's, Marina City, in Qingdao opening in April 2010 (check back for more on that...) while also meeting in our Shanghai office. On his travels throughout China,…

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Are These Signs For Real?!

October 6, 2009 Inspiration 0 Comments

Are these signs for real?!  You bet. Over the years we have come across some pretty funny signs while researching and traveling. Be sure to share with us some of your favorites. Feel free to send them to info@rsmdesign.com and…

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