Mark Schmitz helps to emotionally activate all levels of your built and digital environments to help create your visual brand universe.
Since the 2nd grade, Mark Schmitz had been sharing his design solutions with the world around him. He is the founding Principal and Creative Director of ZEBRADOG, a multi-disciplined Dynamic Environments design Studio located in Madison Wisconsin. For 25 years ZEBRADOG has played a significant role in visually activating some to the most evocative environments in America and abroad. Mark delivers a significant message on "The Passion of Dynamic Environments" and has been featured as a keynote speaker to AIA, AIGA, IIDA, Herman Miller and myriad corporations and professional organizations throughout the country. ZEBRADOG plays a critical role in the link between Architect and Owner. Their collaboration in the process of facility vision to reality is exceptional.
For over two decades Mark Schmitz has directed literally hundreds of facility and city brand activation programs from museums, athletic facilities, heritage centers and exterior streetscapes to comprehensive brand architecture and corporate identity systems. Mark is the father of three wild beasts and is most likely found either riding new powder in Colorado, playing Pinehurst #2 from 7550 yards or practicing blues guitar.
Honors and Awards:
DSE Best of Show - Category 1st Place: Apex Gold Award - Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
Digital Screen Media (DSA) - Saudi Aramco Immersion Wall
Over 25 International Design Awards to date including featured works in Print, HOW and EG-Environmental Graphics Magazines
Project presentation to SEGD in Las Vegas - 2011 - Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
Featured Speaker AIA, AIGA, IIDA Regional and National forums