Information Design EGD Specialists

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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

Ken Ethridge
Ken Ethridge

2009 Angel Award honoree, 1992 Angel Award honoree, and 2000 Distinguished Member Award honoree. Ken has been associated with ASI-Modulex in a variety of marketing and communications capacities for over twenty years.

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Vince Frost

Vince Frost is Chairman and Creative Director for Frost* Design, an internationally focused creative ideas studio of 30 people based in Sydney, Australia.

Jody Graff, Drexel University
Jody Graff

2016 SEGD Board Member

Jody Graff is an Associate Professor and Program Director of Graphic Design in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University. She has taught in the program since 1998 and served as Director since 2007.

Sarah English is a Graphic Designer at Security Signs in Portland, Oregon
Sarah English

Sarah English is a Graphic Designer at Security Signs in Portland, Oregon

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

Lee Jones

Taking majority ownership of the firm in 2011, Lee Jones has been working in the industry for 25 years; 20 of those at D|G Studios.

Michele Washington, Assistant Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Michele Washington

Michele Washington is a design researcher and design strategist who works with non-profits, startups, and cultural institutions.

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.

Michael Reed, Partner, Mayer/Reed, Portland, 2016 SEGD Fellow
Michael Reed

2001 Distinguished Member Award Honoree
2004-2009 SEGD Board Member
2005-2008 SEGD Board Education Chair
2016 Fellow Award

Michael Reed is the partner in charge of Mayer/Reed’s visual communications and product design group, which was established in 1977 to integrate visual communications into the built environment.

Michael Gericke, Pentagram
Michael Gericke

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

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Michele Phelan

2007 Angel Award honoree

Michele’s professional career spans over twenty years of design leadership and management in Boston, with specialization in corporate, institutional, and educational clientele. She has worked with National Grid, University of Massachusetts, Children’s Hospital Boston, and New England Aquarium.

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

2020 SEGD Educator Award 

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.

Denise Lugar, Principal at Roll Barresi & Associates, Boston
Denise Lugar

Denise Lugar specializes in the design and management of complex wayfinding and environmental graphics projects, providing great depth of experience in programming, design, management, documentatio

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Ronald Shakespear

2008 SEGD Fellow

Ronald Shakespear was born in Rosario in 1941. He has been Chair Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and Past President of ADG. He founded Diseño Shakespear in Argentina 50 years ago and is now directed with his son Juan (DI Uba). Lorenzo, another son

Susan May, Pentagram
Susan May

Wayshowing for more than 20 years.

Barbara Schwarzenbach, Cloud Gehshan Associates
Barbara Schwarzenbach

Barbara Schwarzenbach is an exceptional designer who is responsible for some of CGA’s most celebrated projects.

William Harald-Wong, William Harald-Wong & Associates
William Harald

Urban Identity Designer for Southeast Asia

Shannon Hackley, Shannon-Leigh Associates
Shannon Hackley

SF Bay Area Signage Consultants delight clients with designs you can build!

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Lucy Holmes

Lucy Holmes is a member of the 2020 SEGD Board and, previously, the 2018 SEGD Board. She is owner of Holmes Studio in London.

Lucy has created design solutions and information graphics for wayfinding schemes including Tate Modern, The National Gallery, The V&A Museum and Albert Dock in Liverpool; interpretation graphics for several exhibitions at the Tower of London; and an information graphics strategy for Virgin Atlantic.

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Jen Bressler

Jen Bressler was an SEGD Board of Directors member from 2011-2013.

Jen Bressler is a graduate of both Art Center College of Design (BFA in Graphics and Packaging Design)and the University of Wisconsin (BS in Art) at Madison.

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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.

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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Julie Vogel

Julie Vogel was SEGD Secretary/Treasurer in 2017-2018 and served on the SEGD Board in 2012-2019. She is president at Clearstory in San Francisco.

Julie has been designing signage and wayfinding programs for architecturally significant buildings and environments for over 20 years.

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Oscar Fernandez

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

Michael Burns,  Quatrefoil Associates
Michael Burns

Michael Burns is a design director at Quatrefoil Associates, a firm that specialities in exhibit design, fabrication, technology and innovation providing turnkey design and fabrication services to

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.

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

Paul Mijksenaar
Paul Mijksenaar

We help people to find their way, sometimes by signs.

We help people to find their way. Of course we still advise to put up signs when applicable. But more and more we change our focus to architectural and spatial planning. The more signs you see, the worse the architecture. We don't 'show' the way people have to go but encourage natural wayfinding.

Glenn Davis, Gresham Smith and Partners
Glenn Davis

With 15 years of experience, Glenn has provided a full suite of environmental graphic design services—including branding and wayfinding—for a variety of healthcare and higher education

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Paula Scher

2019 SEGD Fellow

Darlene van Uden, Infinite Scale
Darlene van Uden

Darlene van Uden is Design Director at Infinite Scale. She joined as a Senior Designer in 2012 after spending several years at Two Twelve in New York.

William Bardel
William Bardel

Designer and Author

Lance Wyman, SEGD
Lance Wyman

1992 SEGD Fellow.

Lance Wyman is considered to be one of the most influential graphic designers of our time, and is credited with helping to define the field of environmental graphic design. He founded Lance Wyman Ltd. in 1979 and has focused his work primarily on branding/wayfinding systems for public environments.

Kim Baer, KBDA
Kim Baer

Kim Baer, principal of Los Angeles-based design studio KBDA, is a strong believer in the power of design as a strategic tool.

Cesar Sanchez
Cesar Sanchez

Cesar Sanchez has over 20 years experience in the design and implementation of wayfinding systems.

Jessica Grant

Jessica Grant is a senior brand and experiential graphic designer based just north of Boston, Massachusetts.

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.

Juan Rioseco is a Wayfinding and Information Designer and Associate at Steer in London.
Juan Rioseco

Juan Rioseco is a Wayfinding and Information Designer and Associate at Steer in London. 

Merrit Price, The J. Paul Getty Museum
Merritt Price

Merritt Price has led a team of designers to shape the Getty visitor’s experience.

Kyle Richter, RSM Design
Kyle Richter

Creating experiential architecture, signage, wayfinding and graphics for the built environment ​to ​connecting people to place​ and enhancing the guest experience​.

Angela Iarocci, Professor Sheridan College
Angela Iarocci

Professor, York University/Sheridan College Program in Design

Kim Norberg
Kim Norberg

Kim Norberg is a seasoned design professional with more than 26 years of experience in the development of information systems.

Ann Harakawa, Principal and CEO, Two Twelve
Ann Harakawa

Ann Harakawa is Principal and CEO of Two Twelve.

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Lynne Bernhardt

For more than twenty years, Lynne Bernhardt has sharpened her graphic design skills, specializing in sign system design and wayfinding.

Headshot of Designer Jim Harding, Gresham, Smith and Partners
Jim Harding

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

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Jill Ayers

Jill Ayers was the 2014-2015 SEGD President

Jill Ayers is Creative Director at Airspace, a graphic design firm specializing in environmental graphic design, exhibit, print and web design located in New York City. Current clients include Dow Jones, New York University and L’Oreal USA.

Michael Courtney
Michael Courtney

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

Virginia Gehshan, Partner, Cloud Gehshan Associates, Philadelphia, 2010 SEGD Fellow, SEGD President 1992-1993
Virginia Gehshan

2010 SEGD Fellow, 1995 Angel Award honoree, and SEGD President 1992-1993

Virginia Gehshan and Jerome Cloud were the recipients of the SEGD Fellow Award in 2010. They have built their practice on intellectual rigor, systemic thinking, and a user-centered approach to information architecture.

Michael Summers, Gresham Smith & Partners
Michael Summers

Michael Summers is an environmental graphic designer with Gresham Smith and Partners, Nashville.

Kirk Lohry, DAWA inc.
Kirk Lohry

Kirk has an in depth understanding of wayshowing, interpretive and information design through working on a wide range of diverse projects.

Shari Berman, Evidence Design
Shari Berman

Shari Berman is a founding partner of Evidence Design, an award-winning museum planning and design firm in Brooklyn with a reputation for innovative thinking and outstanding design.

Joshua Gallagher is a Senior Visual Designer at Gallagher & Associates. Joshua Gallagher has nearly a decade's worth of experience in visual and communication design.
Joshua Gallagher

Joshua Gallagher is a Senior Visual Designer at Gallagher & Associates. Joshua Gallagher has nearly a decade's worth of experience in visual and communication design.

John deWolf, Form:Media
John deWolf

Designer of and for the built environment

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Kate Keating

Kate Keating, a retired San Francisco-based designer, is known as a pioneer in the environmental graphic design community and has contributed to the success of many award-winning, community-oriente

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Leslie Wolke

2014 SEGD Board Member

Kris Helmick
Kris Helmick

Kris Helmick serves on the 2017-2020 SEGD Boards as the Chapter Chair Liaison, and also as Co-chair for the SEGD Los Angeles Chapter. He is also the Associate Vice President of Environmental Graphics at CallisonRTKL

Kris has more than 10 years of experience working on signage, wayfinding and exhibit design projects.

Jim Baehr, Infinite Scale
Jim Baehr

Principal and Sr Project Manager Specializing in Sports Venues

As Principal and Senior Project Manager at Infinite Scale, Jim provides the foundation for each client project. As a trained graphic designer combined with an extensive background in working with architects, Jim brings an expert eye for the creative process together with an analytical approach to ensure that complex projects achieve both aesthetic and organizational success.

Paula Rees, Forseer
Paula Rees

SEGD President 1993-1994

Paula Rees is the principal of Foreseer.

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Lonny Israel

Lonny Israel is Associate Director of Branding, Identity and Graphic Design for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM).

David Middleton
David Middleton

2012 Distinguished Member Award honoree and 2006 Angel Award honoree

Patrick Blanchard
Patrick Blanchard

Patrick Blanchard is an environmental graphic design intern at HOK. He received a Bachelors of Fine Art, Graphic Design at the University of Kansas.

Noah Jeppson, IA Interior Architects
Noah Jeppson

Noah Jeppson is a recognized urban activation thought leader and experiential graphic designer. 

Jonathan Mugmon
Jonathan Mugmon

Jonathan Mugmon is a co-chair for the Kansas City Chapter.

Mark Askew

Mark Askew has spent the majority of the last 28 years designing, managing and implementing large scale signage projects for a wide variety of clients and building types.

Vivien Chow is a Senior Environmental Graphic Designer Reich + Petch Design in Toronto.
Vivien Chow

Vivien Chow is a Senior Environmental Graphic Designer Reich + Petch Design in Toronto. 

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Jack Bryce

Brisbane Co- Chair Chapter Chair

Jack Bryce is the principal of Jack Bryce Urban Design with over 20 years experience in planning and design for corporate, property, sports, tourism, government, land management, entertainment and transport clients.

Heather Testa, Principal, Ten8 Group, St. Louis MO
Heather Testa

Heather Testa is a co-chair of the St. Louis Chapter

Heather Testa has over 31 years of experience working in the graphic, industrial, and environmental design fields. In 1997, she founded Ten8 Group with a vision of creating a company which would focus on using design to solve problems and build brand identities in a three-dimensional space.

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