Design Thinking EGD Specialists

Brandon Allen, EYP
Brandon Allen

With a combined background in Design Research, Industrial Design and Environmental Graphic Design, Brandon Allen’s designs emphasize his people-centric approach, as evidenced by his passion for creating dynamic and memorable environments.

Mies Hora
Mies Hora

Mies Hora has had a long, multi-disciplinary career in the design field, where his decades of experience include corporate identity, branding, positioning, advertising, web design, publications and

Angela Iarocci, Professor Sheridan College
Angela Iarocci

Professor, York University/Sheridan College Program in Design

Photo of Gabe Kean, Belle & Wissell
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

John Kleinpeter, California State University
John Kleinpeter

 Associate Professor of Design teaching Environmental Communication Design courses in the Bachelor of Arts in Design Program.

Robert Probst, University of Cincinnati, DAAP
Robert Probst

1996 SEGD Fellow

Designer Robert Probst was chosen to lead the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) as its new dean in July 2008.

Naomi Pearson
Naomi Pearson

2009 SEGD Green Committee Distinguished Member Award honoree.  Naomi Pearson is a designer, illustrator, and sustainability consultant who focuses on developing sustainable strategies that inf

Greg Nelson
Greg Nelson

Greg Nelson is an award-winning design leader who merges communication with place to create compelling solutions that engage people and inspire results.

David Middleton
David Middleton

2012 Distinguished Member Award honoree and 2006 Angel Award honoree

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Michael Bierut

Michael Bierut studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning,graduating summa

Katie Osborn

Katie Osborn is the Founder, Principal, and Wayfinding Strategist for Via Collective, formerly The Office of Katie Osborn.

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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.

John Berry, Grand Valley, GRand Rapids, Michigan, Design West Michigan, SEGD Founder, 1990 SEGDS Fellow, SEGD President 1975-76
John Berry

1990 SEGD Fellow and SEGD President 1975-1977

John Berry and Rich Burns were the original founders of SEGD along with original member Jim Glass.

John has over forty four years of professional design experiences.

Corinn Soro, Kideney Architect
Corinn Soro

Passionate healthcare Interior Designer with a focus on creating comprehensive environments from space planning to signage.

Andy Van Solkema, VP of Digital Strategy and Experience at OPS, Inc.
Andy Van Solkema

Andy Van Solkema combines systems thinking with curiosity of behavior and his craft of graphic, information and interface design.

Michael Courtney
Michael Courtney

Michael Courtney is Principal-in-Charge and Creative Director of Michael Courtney Design, Seattle.

David Gibson, Prinical Two Twelve design, New York City
David Gibson

2009 SEGD Fellow 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.

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