Dusty Ahrens

Designer with over 13+ years in the design industry. Extensive experience producing large and small dimensional builds, experiential graphics, architectural remodels and new construction for educational, collegiate and professional athletics and commercial environments. I assist clients from the space planning to the experiential brand development, including managing expectations throughout the development and execution of my projects

Dusty Ahrens
Eleven Fifty Seven
Sydney, OH


SmithGroup ( is one of the world’s preeminent integrated design firms. Working across a network of 15 offices in the U.S. and China, a team of 1,200 experts is committed to excellence in strategy, design and delivery. The scale of the firm’s thinking and organization produces partnerships with forward-looking clients that maximize opportunities, minimize risk and solve their most complex problems.

Samantha Turnock Mendiola, AIA

Leading our Environmental Design Group, Samantha Turnock Mendiola’s design portfolio includes higher education, museums, academic and public libraries, corporate workplaces, healthcare, customer experience environments, and experiential design. Through her understanding of brand, placemaking, architectural, and graphic design, Samantha develops innovative and exciting ways to deliver beautiful environments designed with a sense of purpose, discovery, and clarity.

Samantha Turnock Mendiola, AIA

Zac Thorpe

Since 2005, Zac Thorpe has played an instrumental role at SuperGraphics, contributing to the success of many amazing projects. His clients range across many industries but he’s typically focused on visual solutions for campus environments and large athletic venues, enhancing the student and fan experience. You may see his work at a stadium or campus near you!

Zac is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University and spends his free time golfing, hiking, paddle boarding and rooting for his favorite Seattle sports teams.

Zac Thorpe

Olha Romaniuk

Olha Romaniuk is the SEGD Singapore Chapter Chair and a creative director at a design and build firm DevArch.

With a background in architecture, Olha Romaniuk has honed her spatial and environmental design skills working architectural and exhibition design firms in the United States and Singapore. Currently, a creative director of DevArch, based in Singapore, Olha oversees projects in entertainment, attractions, cultural and commercial sectors in Singapore and the region.

Olha Romaniuk
Gallagher & Associates

Kenn Compton

Kenn Compton spent his formative years in Asheville, NC. In the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains he experienced a rich educational environment and so was able to graduate from high school in only four years. Growing up surrounded by craftsmen, storytellers and folk artists profoundly influenced his creative growth. In only his second year of formal education, one of Kenn's illustrations took 1st place in the prestigious Biltmore Elementary School PTA Invitational. That inspired the drawing, entitled “Yellow Ducky,”  and is now part of the permanent collection of his mother.

During his 30 + years as a graphic designer, Kenn has done time in some of the more important creative groups in the city, including 18 years at Duke Energy, where he eventually worked his way up to the much-envied role of International Logo Cop. From the
Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC)

MaeLin Levine

MaeLin Levine is the Partner and Creative Director of Visual Asylum. Her work has been nationally recognized by multiple organizations. MaeLin Levine was also awarded the prestigious AIGA Fellow Award in 2008. Originally from Leadville, Colorado, Levine holds a BFA in Graphic Communications Design from the University of Denver and participated in the AIGA professional program at Harvard Business School.

MaeLin Levine is the Partner and Creative Director of Visual Asylum. Her work has been nationally recognized by multiple organizations. MaeLin Levine was also awarded the prestigious AIGA Fellow Award in 2008.
Visual Asylum
San Diego

Philadelphia Signs

Philadelphia Sign (PSCO) is recognized as a leader in sign design, fabrication, installation, maintenance, and wayfinding specializing in branding and conversion programs since 1905. PSCO offers essential wayfinding signage and directories for educational, healthcare, or corporate-based environments while following local codes & ADA compliant requirements. The PSCO team develops a sign portfolio unique to your environment. You are guided throughout the process by our expert wayfinding planners and project managers to keep to schedule for implementation of your wayfinding solution.


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