2018 SEGD Educator Award Winner
Kristine Matthews is a leader in the sustainable design of communication in the environment, including exhibitions, installations, wayfinding and environmental graphics and interpretation. She established Studio Matthews in 2008 and is the former co-director of thomas.matthews, the award-winning studio she led from 1998 to 2008 in London, England. Clients include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, Louisiana Children’s Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago.
Matthews is also Associate Professor of Design and Chair of the Visual Communication Design program at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dovetailing professional practice with education, her advanced Exhibition and Installation Design course creates innovative design in the environment with a focus on audience engagement and sustainability. Her work has been published around the world.