John Follis

John Follis

1989 SEGD Fellow


Member Since

June 1973

John Follis is one of the founding fathers of Environmental Graphic Design. His 1979 book, Architectural Signing and Graphics, laid the foundations for the discipline and is widely considered the first and seminal guidebook to environmental graphic design. John attended The Art Center School from 1947 to 1949, and taught there for many years.

Watch a YouTube video of LA Designer John talking about Signage and Environmental Graphics and his book.