Jill Ayers

Headshot of Jill Ayers, President and Creative Director of Airspace
New York, NY

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365: AIGA Annual Design Exhibition 27

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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. Jill Ayers currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Society of Experiential Graphic Design.

Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Jill Ayers went on to study graphic and industrial design at the University of Michigan School of Art & Design. From there she served as Designer of identification and wayfinding projects at Two Twelve Associates and as Senior Designer of signage and retail branding projects at Gensler Studio 585.

Under her leadership, Airspace has been recognized by Print, Communication Arts, How, Graphic Design USA, the Type Director’s Club, the Art Director’s Club, and the Society of Experiental Graphic Design. Their projects have been documented in books such as Typography Essentials and Display: 2-D and 3-D Design for Exhibitions, Galleries, Museums, Trade Shows.

Jill Ayers is also a founding member of the EverySpace furniture collective based in Brooklyn, NY and taught in the School of Continuing Education, Graphic Design Department, at Parsons The New School for Design.

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