2017 Global Design Awards EGD Specialists

Headshot of Kristine Matthews, Studio Matthews
Kristine Matthews

2018 SEGD Educator Award Winner

Paul McConnell is the Director of Design at Intersection in New York
Paul McConnell

Paul McConnell is a member of the 2018 SEGD Board and Director of Design at Intersection in New York.

Paul McConnell applies design methods and technology to solve human, business and civic problems. He says that "These solutions take shape in digital products, services, and physical spaces. Many of which have led to successful projects, strong organizations, some awards, and an acquisition by Sidewalk Labs (Alphabet)."

Udo Schliemann, Entro
Udo Schliemann

Udo Schliemann brings over 30 years of expe­ri­ence to Entro, special­iz­ing in iden­tity devel­op­ment, environmental branding, and signage and wayfind­ing design.

Christina Lyons, professor and chairperson, Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at FIT
Christina Lyons

Christina Lyons is a member of the 2018 SEGD Board, representing education. She is Professor and Chairperson of Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY in New York.

Previously, Christina was the Director of the Graphics Department at Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, working on projects such as the Muzeiko: Children’s Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Keith Helmetag
Keith Helmetag

As one of the founders of C&G Partners, Keith Helmetag offers creative direction to a talented team involved in signage and wayfinding as well as exhibit and experience design commissions.

Udo Schliemann, Entro
Udo Schliemann

Udo Schliemann brings over 30 years of expe­ri­ence to Entro, special­iz­ing in iden­tity devel­op­ment, environmental branding, and signage and wayfind­ing design.

Carlo Giannasca, Frost*collective
Carlo Giannasca

Carlo Giannasca is a multi-award winning graphic and environmental designer who today is a partner at globally recognized Frost*collective where he is Head of Urbanite, one of Australia’s foremost

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