AKC Museum of the Dog by Gensler: 2019 Best of Year Winner for Environmental Branding/Graphics

AKC Museum of the Dog by Gensler. Photography by Eric Laignel/courtesy of Gensler.

Centered around the relationship between humans and hounds, Genslers 11,230-square-foot American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog in New York boasts a winning logo in the form of “Arty,” an obediently expectant blue pup. He’s part of a holistic brand program that uses colorful signage, wayfinding, and print materials to help give new life to an extensive collection of canine-related art and artifacts in a modern environment. He also makes a virtual appearance in the museum’s smartphone app, which features augmented-reality experiences. These include a kid-friendly scavenger hunt led by Arty that encourages visitors to find objects and images throughout the museum. Good dog!

> Read American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog's feature from the March 2019 issue of Interior Design

AKC Museum of the Dog by Gensler. Photography by Eric Laignel/courtesy of Gensler.
AKC Museum of the Dog by Gensler. Photography by Eric Laignel/courtesy of Gensler.

> See more from the December/January 2020 issue of Interior Design

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