SEGD Philadelphia Chapter Co-Chair
Ian 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. A Philadelphia-based and internationally recognized firm, CGA is a team of multidisciplinary design consultants, involved in all areas of visual communications. Ian helps lead the firm and utilizes his diverse talents in the fields of architecture, environmental graphics and the passion for providing innovative and functional design solutions to his clients. Ian also manages the firm’s information technology.
Throughout Ian’s 20+ years of design experience he has worked for several multidisciplinary creative agencies, encompassing graphic identity/branding, environmental graphics, wayfinding sign programs, donor recognition, exhibition design, interactive media, print design and project management. He engages in all phases of the design process from the beginning research through the implementation of signage projects, supervising fabricators and schedules. His projects include numerous domestic and international projects such as the American Veteran’s Disabled for Life Memorial; Washington DC, The Addoho Quarter; Saudi Arabia, Arizona State University, Atturaif Living Museum; Saudi Arabia, Cape May County; New Jersey, Historic Addiriyah; Saudi Arabia, Lackawanna County Veterans Memorial, Natural Lands Trust, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center , New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, The Barnes on the Parkway; Philadelphia, The University of Iowa, Thomas Jefferson University & Hospital, Philadelphia; University of Maryland and Virtua Hospitals.
His current projects include signage and wayfinding master plans for Temple University, University of Texas at El Paso and The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Specialties: Graphic Identity/Branding, Interactive Media, Print, Environmental Graphics, Wayfinding Sign Programs, Donor Recognition, Exhibition Design and Project Management
See a list of Ian's projects and connect with him on LinkedIn
View his work at Cloud Gehshan Associates.