Hamish Smyth

Hamish Smyth

Hamish Smyth is a New York based graphic designer.  Hamish holds a Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) degree with Honors from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), Melbourne, Australia.

From 2010 to 2016 Hamish Smyth worked at the New York office of Pentagram Design under partner Michael Bierut on a variety of identity, wayfinding, and publication design projects. In 2015, he became an associate partner. He is also owner of Hamish Smyth Design.

Hamish Smyth
Standards Manual
New York

Isabel Castilla + Hamish Smyth - Miami Underline: Creating a New Urban Landscape

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Governors Island Signage

Finalist 2017
Governors Island Signage

Governors Island is home to 172 acres of lush landscapes and picturesque paths where visitors can bike, picnic, lounge on hammocks, play sports, view art exhibitions, attend concerts and dance performances and explore historic buildings, all in view of the Manhattan skyline. Reachable only by ferry, the Island is a serene escape from the bustle of the city. A new set of signage and environmental graphics has been designed by Pentagram for the Island that guide visitors and enhance its unique sense of place.

WalkNYC Pedestrian Wayfinding

Merit Award 2016
WalkNYC Pedestrian Wayfinding

Finding one’s way through the streets of New York when coming up out of the subway or walking through an unfamiliar neighborhood can be confusing, even for the most seasoned New Yorker. WalkNYC is a new program of pedestrian maps that makes it easier for New York’s 8.5 million residents and 50 million yearly visitors to navigate the city streets.

PentaCityGroup (consortium)
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