Digital Technology EGD Specialists

Philip Tiongson, Potion
Phillip Tiongson

Phillip Tiongson is a co-founder of Potion, a New York based interactive design studio that crafts technology into intuitive interactive experiences.

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David Jorritsma

Sign programming stress you out? Spending too much time coordinating sign information across different spreadsheets and design softwares? Manually creating sign artwork for every sign?

Steve Bayer
Steve Bayer

Steve Bayer is a member of the 2021 SEGD Board; he previously served on the SEGD Board in 2011-2016.

Steve is the Special Projects Director, Northern Region for Daktronics. He collaborates with architects and designers from across the United States to fulfill this role.

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Jeff Grantz

Jeff Grantz attended the Rhode Island School of Design where he later taught in the departments of Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, and Foundation Studies.

Jean-Pierre Lacroix
JP Lacroix

With over 30 years of industry experience, Jean-Pierre Lacroix has garnered a reputation as a visionary design thinker, strategist, author, and speaker.

Chris Moore
Chris Moore

Chris Moore directs the ZEBRADOG interactive media team as Vice President and New Media Director.

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Jonathan Alger

SEGD President 2006-2007

Jonathan Alger is a founding partner of C&G Partners, active in all forms of communication design, especially exhibitions, interactive environments and public spaces. He is a dedicated advocate of strategic thinking and the thoughtful use of technology. He served two years as national President (2006-2007) of SEGD, the Society for Environmental Graphic Design.

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Gabe Kean

For 18 years, Gabe Kean has been designing interfaces and leading teams to create innovative experiences for clients that include brands and museums like the Harley-Davidson Museum, The Clyfford St

Lauren Kritter
Lauren Kritter

Lauren Kritter is a Marketing Coordinator at EUA, an architecture firm located in Milwaukee that specializes in workplace, healthcare, learning, living, science + technology, and entertainment

Jim Spadaccini
Jim Spadaccini

In 1999, Jim Spadaccini founded Ideum, where he is the Creative Director and Founder.

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Stephen Gottlich

Stephen Gottlich has been the Vice President of Digital and Strategic Relationships at GableVision since 2007.

David Harvey
David Harvey

2012 Insight Award Honoree; Senior Vice President of Exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History

Carrie Musson, Solid Light Inc.
Carrie Musson

Carrie Musson credits her degree in architecture and here real-world experience in graphic design as giving her the ability to see different perspectives and communicate different ideas—skill

David Park, Gresham, Smith and Partners
David Park

I am a Senior Environmental Graphic Designer at Gresham, Smith and Partners, and have enjoyed a diverse career of working on programs for m

Dan Moalli, Technomedia Solutions
Dan Moalli

Dan Moalli is an SEGD Orlando Chapter Co-Chair

Peter Hyde, Peter Hyde Design
Peter Hyde

Peter Hyde Design turns your vision into design reality.

Steve Stamper
Steven Stamper

SEGD President 2008-2009

Steven L. Stamper, SEGD was one of the founders of fd2s in 1985 and currently leads the team as it addresses critical strategic and technical issues related to wayfinding, orientation, and placemaking in the environment.

Rick Smith
Rick Smith

A truly versatile designer, manager and creative leader, Rick Smith brings more than 18 years experience to DI.

John-Mark Collins, Storylab
John-Mark Collins

John-Mark Collins is the CEO / Creative Director at Storylab. Storylab’s primary focus is on physical spaces and technologically-enhanced experiences within those spaces.

Joell Angel-Chumbley, Creative Lead, Kolar Design, CIncinnati
Joell Angel-Chumbley

2020 SEGD Educator Award 

Kyle Bañuelos, dotdotdash
Kyle Bañuelos

Kyle Bañuelos is Co-Founder and CEO of dotdotdash - a Portland-based creative technology and production studio specialized in the ideation, design, & realization of cutting-edge experiences.

Julie Krohner
Julie Krohner

Research and Innovation, Bringing Empathic Insight and Emerging Tech to Experience Design

David Patterson is the President of Insight Lighting in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
David Patterson

David Patterson is the President of Insight Lighting in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Cynthia Torp, Solid Light, Inc.
Cynthia Torp

Cynthia Torp is Owner/President of Solid Light, Inc.

Grif Palmer has a history of successfully building early stage and established companies in the Entertainment Technology industry including digital display with LED projection, video and lighting.
Grif Palmer

Grif Palmer has a history of successfully building early stage and established companies in the Entertainment Technology industry including digital display with LED projection, video and light

Roger Starkweather
Roger Starkweather

Roger is the Founder of NewReach, based in Seattle.

Lee Skolnick
Lee H. Skolnick

2004 Distinguished Member Award honoree.  Former SEGD Board Member (6 years). Lee H. Skolnick, FAIA, is Founder and Design Principal of Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership.

Tristan Valencia, SenovvA
Tristan Valencia

Tristan Valencia, Principal and Founder of studio black comes to the industry from decades of live production experience.

Bryan Miller
Bryan Miller

Bryan Miller is Media Exhibit Producer for Solid Light, a full-service firm that designs and builds visitor experiences that engage, enlighten and inspire.

Chuan-Wei Ting | Partner, Path & Landforms
Chuan-Wei Ting

Chuan-Wei Ting was born in Tainan, Taiwan, and studied exhibition design at the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY in New York City, where he received his MA in 2015.

Bruce Birch is a Founder and Creative Director of pub creative in Los Angeles
Bruce Birch

Bruce Birch is a Founder and Creative Director of pub creative in Los Angeles.

Arianna Knapp, SenovvA
Arianna Knapp

Arianna Knapp is Vice President of SenovvA, a design and management group offering services to the entertainment, special event, architectural/construction and media services industries.

Russell Dow is a Co-Chair for the St. Louis Chapter and Senior Experiential Designer at PGAV Destinations
Russell Dow

Russell Dow is a Co-Chair for the St. Louis Chapter.

Chad Eby
Michael Chad Eby

Michael Chad Eby is a multidisciplinary designer, artist, teacher, and researcher with particular interest in high/low technology, design history and theory, and the peculiar relationship between d

Anthony Morrison, Element EGD
Anthony Morrison

Anthony Morrison is the Portland Chapter Co-Chair

Provider of Organic Experiences. Anthony Morrison first discovered SEGD almost 10 years ago while working at the ASI Modulex (Now ASI) corporate office in Dallas, Texas.

Eddie Opara, Pentagram
Eddie Opara

Eddie Opara was born in Wandsworth, London in 1972. He studied graphic design at the London College of Printing and Yale University, where he received his MFA in 1997. He began his career as a designer at ATG and Imaginary Forces and worked as a senior designer/art director at 2×4 before establishing his own studio, The Map Office, in 2005. He joined Pentagram’s New York office as partner in October 2010.

Alexandre Simionescu, Float4
Alexandre Simionescu

Alexandre Simionescu is co-founder of Float4, an experience design and creative technology firm with offices in Montreal, New York and Dubai.

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Leslie Wolke

2014 SEGD Board Member

Amy Beyer has been a central part of the ZEBRADOG creative team for almost two decades and is known for her passionate dedication to the “Story.” Amy Beyer is the Design Director and drives the creative development for the majority of ZD’s projects.
Amy Beyler

Amy Beyer has been a central part of the ZEBRADOG creative team for almost two decades and is known for her passionate dedication to the “Story.” Amy is the Design Director and drives the creative

P. Michael Anderson, SenovvA/FI Studios
P. Michael Anderson

Many projects start out as a simple sketch on napkin; others are simply a three-sentence concept; others yet, a 400 page specification.

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Stephen Bashore

Stephen is currently employed as a Designer at Cloud Gehshan Associates. A Philadelphia based internationally recognized, multidisciplinary design consultancy.

Bryan Meszaros, Founder of OpenEye Global (OEG), New York
Bryan Meszaros

Bryan Meszaros was SEGD President in 2018-2019 and has been a member of the SEGD Board since 2013; he is CEO and Founder of OpenEye Global.

At a time when the use of interactive visual media was an offbeat practice, Bryan saw the potential to blend his passion toward design and fascination with technology into a new modernist approach.

Valentin Spiess, iart ag
Valentin Spiess

Valentin Spiess is Chairman, CEO, and Member of the Executive Board of iart ag, which offers various services that range from expert consulting, conception, planning and development to the successf

Richard Dirstein
Richard Dirstein

Executive VP Design & Innovation, Principal

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Traci Sym

Traci Sym is a member of the 2021 SEGD and has served on the SEGD Board since 2019. She is a Principal at plus & greater than.

Kelly Kolar, Principle and Founder of Kolar Design
Kelly Kolar

2017 SEGD Distinguished Member, Past Board member of SEGD (2004-2011), President of Kolar Design

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Oscar Fernandez

Oscar Fernandez represented education as the education committee chair on the SEGD Board of Directors from 2011-2014.

Refik Anadol
Refik Anadol

Refik Anadol is a media artist and director born in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1985. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles and is a lecturer in UCLA’s Department of Design Media Arts.

Tony Miceli, Electrosonic
Tony Miceli

Tony Miceli is executive consutant with Electrosonic.

Chris Au, Didax Design Group Inc.
Chris Au

I develop experiential exhibits, signage, and graphics, for themed environments to connect people, place, period, and perception.

Pavani Yalla, Second Story
Pavani Yalla

Pavani Yalla is an SEGD Atlanta Chapter Co-Chair

Rory Simms, Pentagram
Rory Simms

Rory Simms is a graphic designer working in the New York office of Pentagram.

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David Haynes

David Haynes is one of the most experienced, connected and respected people in the digital signage industry.

Christian Lachel, BRC Imagination Arts
Christian Lachel

As the Chief Creative Officer at BRC Imagination Arts, Christian has spent over two decades leading projects from strategy and design through production and opening day.

Jim Alderman, Senior Designer, Gresham, Smith and Partners, Nasheville, Tennessee
Jim Alderman

Jim Alderman is a senior designer in Gresham, Smith and Partners' Environmental Graphics Design group.

Steve Dubberly, Smallwood
Steve Dubberly

Steve is co-chair of the Atlanta chapter.

As a professional graphic designer since 2001, Steve Dubberly has designed and managed the production, installation and fulfillment of a wide range of design projects.

Tim Rucker
Tim Rucker

Tim Rucker's Specialties: Signage Design, Wayfinding, Print Graphics, and Logo Design

Tim Rucker is a native of Montgomery, Alabama. I was raised in middle Tennessee, and calls Nashville, Tennessee home.

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Jim Harding

Jim Harding leads Gresham, Smith and Partners, an award-winning Environmental Graphic Design Group based in Nashville, Tennesee.

Michael Schneider
Michael Schneider

As an interaction designer and systems specialist, Michael Schneider is an integral part of ESI Design’s Creative Technology team.

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Lauren Kelly Sheridan

Lauren Kelly Sheridan prides herself on operating at the intersection of design + technology, bringing together creativity and technical excellence.

Michael Gericke, Pentagram
Michael Gericke

Michael Gericke is a partner in Pentagram’s New York office.

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Ian Goldberg

Ian Goldberg has the inherent ability and talent to create three-dimensional objects for the built environment. He has worked as Senior Designer and Associate at Cloud Gehshan Associates, an environmental graphic design firm, for the last 11 years.

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Robin Perkins

2011 SEGD Fellow

As a co-founder of Selbert Perkins Design, Robin Perkins has developed a visionary approach to art, design and communications in the built environment as well as brand strategy development and corporate communications systems.

Geir Borg, Gagarin
Geir Borg

Geir Borg is the CEO of Gagarin Ltd., a design firm in Iceland.

Marc Pokorny
Marc Pokorny

I was born and raised in Colorado and has never found a reason to leave. As a youth I found myself collecting business cards everywhere I went.

Robert Grevey, Brand and Digital Strategy Director, OpenEye Global, Columbus
Robert Grevey

Robert Grevey is a design consultant focused on strategy, content and customer experience. He is driven by motivating audiences.

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Stephen Minning

Stephen Minning is a member of the 2018 SEGD Board and Founder and Managing Director of BrandCulture in Australia.

Stephen is a branding and wayfinding specialist with over 20 years of international experience working with blue chip companies and public sector organizations.

Wayne McCutcheon, Entro
Wayne McCutcheon

SEGD President 2010-2011

Wayne is a Past President of SEGD and a member of the 2016 SEGD Board of Directors.

Wayne, a principal and founding partner of Entro, has been instrumental in the successful planning, design and implementation of many large-scale wayfinding and corporate identity programs over the past 20 years.

Brent Bergherm
Brent Bergherm

Brent Bergherm is an Assistant Professor of Design at Walla Walla University in Washington.

Tomas Ancona
Tomas Ancona

Experience Strategy & Design at Ancona + Associates, inc.

Alin Tocmacov
Alin Tocmacov

Alin Tocmacov is a Partner at C&G Partners.

For over two decades, Alin Tocmacov has led multi-disciplinary creative teams in the design of exhibits and experiences for cultural and commercial clients in Europe, the Middle East, Canada and the United States.

Tucker Trotter, Dimensional Innovations
Tucker Trotter

Tucker Trotter Served on the SEGD Board of Directors from 2007 to 2013

 

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

Christina Lyons is a member of the 2021 SEGD Board and has served on the SEGD Board since 2016, 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.

Stewart Bailey
Stewart Bailey

Stewart Bailey is founder of Intu Design, an Ottawa, Canada-based consultancy specializing in the design of amenities for public spaces.

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Josh Goldblum

Technology should provide opportunities for human connection, inspiration, and awewhile not drawing attention to itself.”  - Josh Goldblum, Bluecadet

John deWolf, Form:Media
John deWolf

Designer of and for the built environment

Russ Kettle customizes and delivers immersive atmospheres with experiential installations.
Russ Kettle

Russ Kettle customizes and delivers immersive atmospheres with experiential installations.

Steve Jara, MoZ Designs
Steve Jara

Designer and coordinator bringing visions to reality

Mark Schmitz, ZEBRADOG
Mark Schmitz

Mark Schmitz helps to emotionally activate all levels of your built and digital environments to help create your visual brand universe.

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