David Gibson

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SEGD Global Design Awards

Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Chicago Parks District, Two Twelve Harakawa
Chicago Parks
Chicago Streetscape Signage, City of Chicago Dept. of Planning and Development, Two Twelve Harakawa
Chicago Streetscape Signage
General Motors Technical Center, Two Twelve
General Motors Technical Center
MoMA QNS, Cooper, Robertson & Partners, Two Twelve Associates, Base Design, Michael Maltzan Architecture
MoMA QNS
The Wayfinding Handbook, Princeton Architectural Press, Two Twelve
The Wayfinding Handbook

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Ultrecht Central Station, Amsterdam
Articles referencing David Gibson: Wayfinding and the Internet of Place

2009 SEGD Fellow, 1996 Angel Award honoree, and SEGD President 1991-1992

David Gibson leverages the power of design to transform people's experience of public space. With sensitivity to context and a talent for consensus building, he leads comprehensive wayfinding strategy and signage programs for leading institutions and organizations around the country.

As Two Twelve's founding partner, David Gibson fostered the firm's strength in environmental graphics and has long been an advocate for using good design for the benefit of the common good.

David is responsible for some of the firm’s highest profile projects including wayfinding and signage design for the Yale University campus and Radio City Music Hall; master planning and environmental graphic design for Children’s Hospital Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital; identity design and pedestrian signage systems for the City of Charlotte, North Carolina and Downtown Brooklyn; and signage for Severance Hall, home of the Cleveland Orchestra. He has led more recent projects for The Alexandria Center for Life Science on Manhattan’s east side, Princeton University, and The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

An internationally recognized and published designer, David Gibson began his career with the Ontario Ministry of National Resources in his native Canada. He studied architecture at Cornell University, attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and received an MFA in graphic design from Yale University.

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