Grady Brown

Grady Brown

38 year industry veteran with experience in all facets of design, planning and implementation of branding and experiential graphics



Member Since

March 2019

For more than 38 years, Grady has been managing the design, planning, fabrication and installation of major experiential graphics, branding and exhibit projects for prominent clients across a wide range of industries. Significant experience in managing multiple disciplines within large-scale projects. Grady is a longstanding member of SEGD and has served as AUS Chapter Co-Chair as well as 2019 SEGD National Conference Co-Chair, has served on the Board of Directors as well as several committees for the International Sign Association (ISA), has served on the Board of Trustees for the Sign Research Foundation and has held senior management positions in both the manufacturing and design sides of the industry. Throughout his professional career, he has held positions of direct-client responsibility and has been instrumental in the delivery of high profile projects across the globe.

Ask me about

Ask me about what a 38 year career in the same industry has taught me and how I apply it to the future. Just be sure to set aside enough time.

My super power is

Being a Renaissance man

I'm looking for

Learning and sharing what I’ve learned

What I love about experience design

What I love about SEGD and being a member for most of my career is the community that exists within it and the volume of talent across the entire range of our industry. You will always find inspiration and solutions within the SEGD membership roll, the fun part is finding who will provide it.

Best piece of advice I've ever heard

“Learn to play more keys on the piano of persuasion than just hard and strong”

Where I find Inspiration

In all things

Practice Area

Branded Environments, Exhibition, Placemaking, Strategy/Research/Planning, Wayfinding

Focus Area

Brand, Exhibition, Interpretive, Signage, Sustainability


Corporate, Education, Entertainment, Healthcare, Recreation, Retail, Sports, Transportation, Urban + Civic, Workplace