Hannah Anderson has 15+ years of practice in experiential graphic design leadership, wayfinding, and brand integration projects. Hannah focuses on the successful planning, strategy, design and implementation of work as Senior Designer at Kolar Design, Cincinnati. She has also performed on the firm’s internal leadership team, creating strategies for studio improvements, efficiencies, workflow, and culture.
Hannah currently leads the Emerging Experience Professional’s Committee (formerly YDS) with the Society for Experiential Graphic Design (www.segd.org). She is a former board member of the organization and former co-chair for the SEGD Cincinnati Chapter. While chapter co-chair, Hannah helped secure the authorization for, and aided in the branding effort of the Cincinnati Center for Architecture + Design, which served as a shared home for five major design trade organizations under one roof. Prior to Kolar Design, Hannah spent 8 years as experiential and in-house graphic designer at MSA Architects in Cincinnati. Hannah worked on multi-disciplinary teams to create successful designs for the built environment in a wide range of market sectors.
Hannah’s designs have been recognized regionally and nationally, including awards from Print magazine, HOW magazine, GD USA and SEGD Cincinnati. In addition to experiential graphic design and brand strategy, Hannah’s speaking engagements and mentorship/guest critiques include appointments with AIGA Cincinnati, SEGD Cincinnati, UC College of DAAP, the Art Academy of Cincinnati, and at the SEGD national conference.
My super power is
My super power is my ability to connect – with others and connecting the dots between seemingly unrelated components of a design challenge, an organization, or anything else for that matter.
I'm looking for
My next chapter, challenge, mentor.
Branded Environments, Placemaking, Wayfinding
Corporate, Healthcare, Recreation, Urban + Civic, Workplace