Hal Kantner

HOK

The HOK Experience Design team are integrators of space and message. Our days are spent scripting and storytelling, illustrating and communicating. Our value is in the ability to visualize the drivers of organization and enterprise. We make approachable, interactive and memorable experiences with a sense of place. We employ print and pixel, art and artifact, to create experiential environments that are on-brand and of-culture. HOK's professional offerings include design services for identity design, branded environments, media design, placemaking strategies, and wayfinding systems.

Caroline Hinrichs Named Director of Business Development for HOK’s Experience Design Group

Caroline Hinrichs, HOK

HOK (Chicago) has named Caroline Hinrichs director of business development for its Experience Design practice. Based in Chicago, she will oversee client development and relationships for the global experiential graphics and branding group. Hinrichs brings more than a decade of experience in business development in the architectural and design professions, with special expertise in experiential marketing.

Hal Kantner's Sketchbook

Hal Kantner's Sketchbook

Our Possibilities Sketchbook process can be summarized as rapid conceptualization through visual listening. The ideas generated in interviews and group discussions are turned into visual meeting notes. The sketchbook’s minimal investment in production allows all stakeholders’ ideas to live equally, side by side, inside a readily distributable, easily reviewable deliverable.

TD Ameritrade Branded Environment

Bullish on Brand

HOK creates a high-energy, richly textured corporate environment for financial client TD Ameritrade. Learn more about this and other Branded Environments projects at Design+Connections at ISA Sign Expo April 24 in Orlando!

TD Ameritrade’s new 11-story headquarters complex consolidates more than 2,000 corporate, technology, and operations employees, located in five offices around Omaha, into one of the country’s largest LEED-Platinum buildings.

Monsanto Childcare Center

Merit Award
Monsanto Childcare Center, Monsanto Company, Hellmuth, Obata, & Kassabaum, Tempus Fugit

On Monsanto's St. Louis campus, HOK teamed with Tempus Fugit to produce a whimsical signage solution to the Child Development Center. Interior and exterior graphics use a mixture of loose, handwritten and tight typeset fonts within each legend to represent the combination of children and adults that occupy the facility. All the sign elements attempted to use familiar residential elements in their construction. Many were retail purchased toys repurposed for sign content.

Hellmuth, Obata, & Kassabaum, Tempus Fugit

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