Chris Grimley



Member Since

May 2024

Chris Grimley, as a co-founder of OverUnder, has organized, designed, and implemented experiential environments, interiors, master plans, and branding initiatives for clients ranging from small offices to large institutions. He has broad experience in architecture, graphic design, and interior design.
Chris Grimley is currently leading OverUnder’s ArtFarm cultural center for the City of Somerville, and he is the project director for the office’s work in placemaking and wayfinding for MASS MoCA, MIT’s Department of Urban Planning, as well as similar services for the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Innovation Lab and Information Technology departments.
As co-director of the pinkcomma gallery, Chris has curated more than three dozen exhibitions, including five editions of Design Biennial Boston. His work for interiors and lobby installations for Troy Boston, and the Eddy have been featured online, and his work has been recognized by the AIGA, HOW, docomomo, the Boston Preservation Alliance and the Boston Society of Architects. Chris is adept at engaging and synthesizing feedback from many constituencies, while maintaining a coherent design vision.
Chris Grimley has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design, and is currently adjunct faculty at Northeastern University’s College of Art Media and Design.
View more of Chris Grimley’s work at OverUnder’s. Connect with Chris on LinkedInand Twitter.

Practice Area

Placemaking, Public Installation, Strategy/Research/Planning, Wayfinding

Focus Area

Exhibition, Interpretive, Signage


Cultural, Education, Museums, Urban + Civic