Museums EGD Specialists

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. 

Elise de Jong, Waysigning LLC
Elise de Jong

Elise de Jong is a wayfinding consultant at Waysinging LLC.

Kendre McNulty is an Interactive Developer at Relative Scale in Raleigh-Durham, NC
Kendre McNulty

Kendre McNulty is an Interactive Developer at Relative Scale in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

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Paula Scher

2019 SEGD Fellow

Ella Baskerville
Ella Baskerville

Ella is Business Development Manager, at Blooloop, the leading news source for the visitor attractions industry. 

Neat Verma, University of Notre Dame
Neeta Verma

Neeta Verma is Associate Professor in Visual Communication Design at the University of Notre Dame.

Cyndi Wood is a Senior Producer at Ideum in Coralles, New Mexico
Cyndi Wood

Cyndi Wood is a Senior Producer at Ideum in Coralles, New Mexico

Marko Rasic
Marko Rašić

Learn + Create + Inspire + Love Mother Nature

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Gretchen Coss

SEGD President 1997-1998

Gretchen is Director of Business Development for Gallagher & Associates. She previously served as Principal of Douglas|Gallagher Chicago. Her experience also includes positions with Gensler/LA as Director of Graphics and Owner/Principal of Coss Creative for 11 years.

Jessi Mueller is an Exhibition Designer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Jessi Mueller

Jessi Mueller is an Exhibition Designer at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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.

Dayton Schroeter
Dayton Schroeter

Dayton is a Design Principal who has championed Design Justice advocacy throughout his career at SmithGroup. As a leader of the firm’s Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, his charge is to lead design projects that address the systemic injustice that architecture and planning have perpetuated for historically disenfranchised communities of color.

Karen Backe
Karen Backe

Karen Backe is an independent Environmental Graphic Designer joining forces with talented partners to help museums and businesses tell their stories and build their brands by designing memorable sp

Carol Newsom is the founder of Newsom Gonzales in Los Angeles
Carol Newsom

Carol Newsom is the founder of Newsom Gonzalez in Los Angeles.

Edmund Li, Reich + Petch
Edmund Li

Edmund Li is an associate and a senior exhibit designer of Reich+Petch Design International, with over 18 years of experience designing interpretive and wayfinding signage, exhibits, museums donor

Luis Zapata is an Interaction Designer at Relative Scale in Raleigh-Durham, NC
Luis Zapata

Luis Zapata is an Interaction Designer at Relative Scale in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

Ashley Hinkle is an Exhibition Designer at the PRD Group in Washington, D.C.
Ashley Hinkle

Ashley Hinkle is an Exhibition Designer at the PRD Group in Washington, D.C.

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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.

HuaWen Kao
HuaWen Kao

Design with heart, finding WHO you are ?

Liza Rao, Gallagher & Associates, Washington DC Designer
Liza Rao

Liza Rao is Graphics Director at Gallagher & Associates. She has extensive experience in both exhibit and environmental graphics/wayfinding and corporate identity/print communications.

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.

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

Betsy Peters Rascoe
Betsy Peters Rascoe

Owner and Designer at Design Dimension, Inc.

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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Tim McNeil

Tim McNeil is a principal with Muniz/McNeil, a multi-disciplinary design and research practice in Los Angeles.

David Harvey
David Harvey

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

Greg Koch, Cannon Design
Greg Koch

Greg Koch is an environmental graphic designer at Cannon Design, an integrated global design firm that unites a dynamic team driven by a singular goal — to help solve our clients’ and s

Naz Etrugrul
Naz Ertugrul

Naz Ertugrul is born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. After discovering her interest in creating interiors and constructing environments through computer games, she has exerted her passion

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

Rafael Picco is an Art Director with IDEUM in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Rafael Picco

Rafael Picco is an Art Director with IDEUM in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Samantha Turnock Mendiola, AIA
Samantha Turnock Mendiola, AIA

Leading our Environmental Design Group, Samantha Turnock Mendiola’s design portfolio includes higher education, museums, academic and public libraries, corporate workplaces, healthcare, customer ex

Derek Schusterbauer is a Senior Graphic Designer at RISD Museum in Providence, Rhode Island.
Derek Schusterbauer

Derek Schusterbauer is a Senior Graphic Designer at RISD Museum in Providence, Rhode Island.

Gina Curry
Gina Curry

Manager-Graphics and Production Artist

Gerald Eisterhold, President
Gerard Eisterhold

Gerard Eisterhold (Jerry) is the founder, president, principal designer and creative director of Eisterhold Associates Inc. (EAI).

Inguna Elere Design Studio H2E, Co-founder and Chief Design Officer
Inguna Elere

Inguna Elere is the Co-founder and Lead Designer of Design Studio H2E. Design strategies, concepts, interior, exposition and graphic design are her daily life.

Barry Marshall is a Principal and Creative Director at EDG Experience Design Group in Vancouver.
Barry Marshall

Barry Marshall is a Principal and Creative Director at EDG Experience Design Group in Vancouver.

Christine Lefebvre
Christine Lefebvre

Founded in 2014, Christine Lefebvre Design is a small design studio specializing in museum exhibitions, interiors, and graphic design, based in Washington, DC.

Aki Carpenter, Ralph Appelbaum Associates
Aki Carpenter

Aki Carpenter is a Principal and the Director of Social Projects at Ralph Appelbaum Associates (RAA) and has opened over ten award-winning museums and cultural institutions worldwide.

Paul Orselli
Paul Orselli

I run my own company called POW! (Paul Orselli Workshop, Inc.) on Long Island that specializes in museum exhibit design and development.

John Emshwiller, Gensler
John Emshwiller

John Emshwiller is co-chair of the Los Angeles Chapter.

John Emshwiller is a Senior Associate and Design Director with more than 19 years of professional brand design experience. He dedicates himself to providing clients with authentic designs and strategies that when completed are impactful and consistent with company’s visual identity.

Sara Pasch, Bluecadet
Sara Pasch

Sara Pasch is a Philadephia Chapter Co-Chair

Sara Pasch is a Senior Strategist at Bluecadet, where she leads projects that bring together the physical and the digital to create beautiful and cohesive experiences that are grounded in strategy and sustainable to maintain.

John Temple, Partner of Hunt Design
John Temple

John Temple is a Partner at Hunt Design, a graphic design consulting firm specializing in environmental graphics and exhibit design for public spaces, parks, museums, attractions, retail proje

Tina Columbus
Tina Columbus

Tina Columbus develops strategies to translate concepts into mind meddling experiences.

Becky Hansis-O'Neill is a Senior Exhibit Producer at Ideum in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Becky Hansis-O'Neill

Becky Hansis-O'Neill is a Senior Exhibit Producer at Ideum in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Sarah Bordeaux is an Exhibit Designer at Solid Light in Louisville in Kentucky
Sarah Bordeaux

Sarah Bordeaux is an Exhibit Designer at Solid Light in Louisville in Kentucky.

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Kristine Matthews

2018 SEGD Educator Award Winner

Paulina Paczkowska
Paulina Paczkowska

Paulina Paczkowska is a Senior Graphic Designer, Art Director, and Designer of ViaVisuale.

Jacqueline Eyl
Jacqueline Eyl

Innovating engaging and immersive experiences for all ages.

Carrie Moise
Carrie Moise

Carrie has over 10 years of experience specializing in the planning, design, and implementation of visitor spaces including museum experiences, visitor centers, and branded environments.

Luke Cline is the Founder and Creative Director at Relative Scale in Raleigh-Durham, NC
Luke Cline

Luke Cline is the Founder and Creative Director at Relative Scale, a digital studio that creates experiences for spaces.

Shelley Kobrenski is the Director of Interactive Media at Richard Lewis Media Group in the Greater Boston Area.
Shelley Kobrenski

Shelley Kobrenski is the Director of Interactive Media at Richard Lewis Media Group in the Greater Boston Area. 

Karen Polensky, Museum Exhibit Graphic Designer at The PRD Group, Pittsburgh
Karen Polesky

Karen Polesky is currently enrolled in the Museum Studies Masters Program at Johns Hopkins University.

Katrin Middle, Co-Partner at Polyform
Katrin Middel

Katrin Middel is a partner of Polyform in Berlin, Germany.

Cris McCarthy is Vice President of Sales at Dodge-Chrome Inc, Cris McCarthy has been with the company for over 20 years. Over the course of her career she has had the pleasure of working on an incredibly wide range of projects
Cris McCarthy

Cris McCarthy is Vice President of Sales at Dodge-Chrome Inc, Cris McCarthy has been with the company for over 20 years.

Danielle Forte
Danielle Forte

Danielle holds a Master of Science in Museum and Field Studies, from CU Boulder, as well a Bachelor of Fine Arts from her alma mater, and an Associate’s degree in Interactive Computer Des

Abigail Honor
Abigail Honor

Abigail Honor is the founding partner at Lorem Ipsum Corp, a multidisciplinary transmedia firm headquartered in New York City with offices in London and Moscow.

Trent Oliver
Trent Oliver

Trent Oliver is the Principal and Managing Director of Blue Telescope.

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.

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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

Carsi Tong is a Designer at Relative Scale in Raleigh-Durham, NC
Carsi Tong

Carsi Tong is a Designer at Relative Scale in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

Adrian Levin, Levin Silbert
Adrian Levin

Adrian Levin is a principal with Levin Silbert, an international design firm specializing in branding and communications for architectural environments and public spaces.

Jim Spadaccini
Jim Spadaccini

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

Elizabeth Gressel
Elizabeth Gressel

Elizabeth is a narrative experiential graphic designer for architectural, commercial and museum environments.

Juliette Fritsch, Chief of Education and Interpretation, Peabody Essex Museum
Juliette Fritsch

Dr. Juliette Fritsch, MA (hons), MA, PhD, FRSA

Xiaoxiao Guo
Xiaoxiao Guo

Xiaoxiao Guo is a recent graduate with an MA in Exhibition and Experience Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York.

James Goggin
James Goggin

Practise is a graphic design practice based in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa (Auckland, New Zealand) & Providence, Rhode Island (US)

Chris Moore
Chris Moore

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

Jack Weiss
Jack Weiss

As Principal of Jack Weiss Associates since 1977, Jack has designed and directed over 100 major signage projects for retail, corporate, institutional, and municipal clients throughout the United St

Diane Burk, Museum Designer/Art Director at the Exploratorium in San Francisco
Diane Burk

Diane Burk has just returned from a yearlong around the world Design Sabbatical. Check out Diane Burk's design blog "Design to Go".

Mark Schmitz, ZEBRADOG
Mark Schmitz

Mark is the Founder and Creative Director of ZEBRADOG, an experiential design firm that elevates brands in built environments through experiential design, digital media, and visual communications f

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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