Distinguished Member Award

Alex Wood

Alex Wood, Wayfinding Director, started working life on the shop floor of one of the UK’s leading sign companies, Wood and Wood, learning how signs are made. She eventually became their Commercial Director responsible for implementing sign schemes for many clients including Canary Wharf and the Royal Parks. Alex then decided to set up a design company specifically to work independently with clients to help create, design and implement successful wayfinding, sign design and information graphic solutions.

Alex Wood, Partner Holmes Wood
London, UK

Lucy Holmes

Lucy Holmes is a member of the 2021 SEGD Board and, previously, the 2020 and 2018 SEGD Board. She is owner of Holmes Studio in London.

Lucy has created design solutions and information graphics for wayfinding schemes including Tate Modern, The National Gallery, The V&A Museum and Albert Dock in Liverpool; interpretation graphics for several exhibitions at the Tower of London; and an information graphics strategy for Virgin Atlantic.

Photograph of Lucy Holmes, Lucy Holmes Design
Lucy Holmes, SEGD eg Magazine Design Sketches
Holmes Studio
London, UK

Anthony Ferrara

Anthony has a natural ability to create 3-dimensional objects in space. Taking ideas from 2-dimensional drawings into form and function, he has a curiosity and a skill for using both materials and people to execute and innovate.

Anthony Ferrarra, DesignConcernUS
DesignConcernUS
New York

Amy Lukas

SEGD President 2012-2013

Amy Lukas was president of SEGD in 2012-2013 and she is the co-founder of Infinite Scale Design Group. Infinite Scale is a strategic design studio that creates brand experiences in environments and events. Amy’s role as Project Director provides the foundation for each client project as she is the organizational leader and strategic thinker for Infinite Scale's clients.

Amy Lukas, Partner, Infinite Scale, Salt Lake City
Infinite Scale
Salt Lake City, UT

Kelly Kolar

2017 SEGD Distinguished Member, Past Board member of SEGD (2004-2011), President of Kolar Design

Kelly Kolar is president, founder and chief creative officer at Kolar Design. Founding Kolar Design in 1990, Kelly Kolar set herself apart as a creative talent, using her love of design and understanding of the human element to transform built environments. The firm creates impactful, branded experience at the intersection of people and place. 

Kelly Kolar, Principle and Founder of Kolar Design
Kolar Design
Cincinnati, OH

Teresa Cox

2015 SEGD Distinguished Member, Teresa Cox was a board member of SEGD from 2010 - 2012.

Responsible for US sales of interior and exterior sign systems, directories, displays and related products at APCO Graphics (previously APCO Sign Systems). Teresa has been with APCO Graphics since 1982 and in her role as President, she leads a team of 21 salespeople, located throughout the US.

Teresa Cox studied at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Teresa Cox, APCO Signs
APCO Sign Systems
Atlanta, GA

Thomas Esch

2011 Distinguished Member Award honoree

Tom Esch, senior civil engineer at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, was recognized for his innovative work in developing SEGD's Airport and Transportation Workshop; encouraging collaboration among EGD firms, fabricators, manufacturers, and airport executives; and organizing the Airport Sign Managers Network to promote best practices in airport wayfinding systems.

Thomas Esch
San Jose, CA

Nancy Daniels

1998 Distinguished Member Award honoree

Nancy Daniels has been fascinated and challenged by the intersection of informal learning and technology for almost ten years. Whether it's online activities, environments or mobile apps, Nancy Daniels focuses on how to integrate media and technology effectively, meaningfully and beautifully. Mobile has blown up the potential of creating incredibly powerful experiences-- for collaboration, productivity and fun.

Nancy Daneils
San Francisco, CA

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