Michael Reed

Michael Reed, Partner, Mayer/Reed, Portland, 2016 SEGD Fellow
Portland, OR

SEGD Global Design Awards

Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People
Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People
Revolution in the Landscape
Revolution in the Landscape: Re-Experience the Halprin Fountains
Vancouver Community Library
Vancouver Community Library
Eastbank Esplanade Urban Markers, Portland Development Commission, Mayer/Reed
Eastbank Esplanade Urban Markers
San Francisco International Terminal, San Francisco International Airport, Mayer/Reed
San Francisco International Terminal
Northwest Museum, Eastern Washington Historical Society, Mayer/Reed
Northwest Museum

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Questions, Answered—Four Years of SEGD Interviews
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2001 Distinguished Member Award Honoree
2004-2009 SEGD Board Member
2005-2008 SEGD Board Education Chair

2016 Fellow Award

Michael Reed founded Mayer/Reed in 1977 to integrate visual communications into the built environment. Today the 27-person studio provides visual communications, product design, landscape architecture and urban design.

Michael’s portfolio includes the San Francisco International Airport’s International Terminal, Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade Urban Markers (Portland, OR), Wayne Morse United States Courthouse (Eugene, OR) and TriMet Downtown Transit Mall Redevelopment (Portland, OR).

He has received national design awards from the Society for Environmental Graphic Design, American Society of Landscape Architects, U.S. General Services Administration and The National Waterfront Center. Published work includes projects featured in books including You Are Here: Graphics that Direct, Explain & Entertain; Design & Planning of 3-Dimensional Graphics; and Wayshowing, A Guide to Environmental Signage Principles & Practices.

Michael is a graduate of Ohio State University where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design. In addition to serving on the SEGD board, he co-chaired SEGD's 2000 national conference that explored the theme “Making Sense of Place.” He received the Distinguished Member Award in 2001 and was named an SEGD Fellow in 2016.

View the studio’s work at  www.mayer/reed.com

2016 Experience Seattle - Object, Symbol, Message - Fellow Michael Reed

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