Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy, Design Communications LTD

SEGD Global Design Awards

Grace Farms Signage and Wayfinding
Grace Farms Signage and Wayfinding

Members please log in to see contact information.

Mike McCarthy is the 2021 SEGD Treasurer/Secretary and a member of the 2021 SEGD Board

Mike McCarthy is Vice President at Design Communications Ltd. (DCL), an internationally recognized custom manufacturer of architectural specialty products. He received a dual degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he double majored in Mechanical Engineering and Visual Art. Mike joined DCL in 1999 as a member of the engineering department.  He now directly oversees DCL’s Boston and New York offices.

Outside work, Mike’s focus is working with students and aspiring professionals. Mike McCarthy volunteers as a mentor and judge at MassChallenge, a startup-friendly accelerator and competition that supports early-stage entrepreneurs globally. He is also a mentor at the Boston Private Industry Council and Youthdesign, groups that provide summer jobs to city high school students with a concentration on design and artistic endeavors. He is very involved in his local community as a coach of youth sports.

Design Communications Ltd., an internationally recognized custom manufacturer of architectural specialty products, has locations in Boston, New York and Orlando. Their clients are designers and developers involved in large scale new construction and renovations of shopping malls, sports stadiums, movie theaters, hospitals, universities and a variety of other projects. Design Communications Ltd engineer and custom fabricate their product in their Boston and Orlando facilities where they also specialize in themed environments. Design Communications Ltd. enjoy international recognition for quality and the ability to undertake complex and innovative project designs.

View more of Mike McCarthy’s work at Design Communications LTD.

Connect with Mike McCarthy on LinkedIn.



Learn about budgets for designers at the 2018 SEGD Management for Designers event.

On April 27, Mike McCarthy of DCL will share his expert insight into budgets for designers at the 2018 SEGD Management for Designers event. In this blog post, he delves into an important facet of budgeting: the hidden costs of installation.

New Member Offer

Click to access the 2020 "Never been an SEGD member before" $185 sign up offer

Upcoming SEGD Events

2023 SEGD Academic Summit
2023 Wayfinding and Placemaking
2023 Experience Washington D.C.
Buy your SEGD Firm Listing Now and get visibility amongst the community