The America for Bulgaria Foundation has once again tapped Lee Skolnick Architecture and Design Partnership’s interior exhibit design and graphic design expertise to re-imagine Pirogov Children’s Hospital in Sofia. Working in partnership with IKEA to select homey, modern, child-friendly furniture, LHSA+DP has completely renovated the hospital into a welcoming environment.
MapSwipe’s clever design encourages users to map remote locations, helping aid workers find people during humanitarian crises.
Jacqueline Hoffmann is a Solutions Consultant at Mvix, a leading provider of content-rich digital signage solutions.
Jacqueline leads the DC Metro team for Mvix, working with designers and engineers to implement digital signage networks for interactive experiences, building directories and wayfinding applications, digital kiosks and other custom projects.
Hannah Olin a co-chair of the Washington DC chapter and is an Environmental Graphic Designer at Gensler.
Hannah Olin has lead design projects in the areas of wayfinding, experiential graphic design and strategy for clients such as:
A 21-year veteran of Forcade, Senior Designer Yvette Fevurly is responsible for the supervision and management of all stages of the design process for our largest and most complex projects. Driven by the evolutionary nature of our work, Yvette believes the creative challenges of each new project inspire great design. While the core work may be the same, including signage or environmental branding – each project offers the opportunity to improve how people interact with the space around them.
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The Design Office of Steve Neumann & Friends is the end product of the successful merging of two exacting disciplines: Architecture and Graphic Design.
Kevin Hughes is the SVP of Marketing and Sales at Icon.
Kevin Hughes is the driving force behind planning and implementing sales and marketing strategies across all of Icon’s service offerings. As SVP, Kevin leads the company’s effort in driving market leadership, demand generation and business development. Kevin Hughes brings over 25 years of sales and sales management experience Icon; working for companies such as American Utility Management, MicroTek, GTE and Savvis. Kevin holds a BBA from St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin.
The Eighth Annual Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation Summit took place May 22–24, 2017, at the Cleveland Convention Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
People are craving experiences with greater value—experiences that offer a wider range of personal benefits and takeaways than were previously available when the purpose of many public places was more narrowly defined. In this blog, Lee H. Skolnick discusses what the emergence of “edutainment” venues means for exhibit design
Sharmi Patel is an Associate Creative Director at Two Twelve, New York.
She has been with Two Twelve since 2010. She joined as a senior designer and was promoted to Associate Creative Director in 2015. Before joining Two Twelve Sharmi Patel was at Merje and worked as an adjunct professor at Drexel University, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design.
Greg Giordano is Director, Design and Strategy at Sensory Interactive. Greg leads Sensory Interactive’s multi-disciplinary design studio in Austin, Texas on projects that integrate digital media into the built environment.
Greg Giordano is a licensed architect with 20 years of experience working at the intersection of information, interactions, and the environment. He draws on the disciplines of design research, architecture, environmental graphics, graphic design, interaction design, and process design to create comprehensive user experiences in the built environment.
Mari Haeflein Frith, RID, LEED AP®, AIA Assoc., is President of Mari Frith Associates Inc., a woman-owned interior and environmental graphic design firm founded in 1995 in Orlando, Florida. Ms. Frith is a NCIDQ certified Interior Designer, licensed and registered in the State of Florida and holds multiple certificates of Women’s Business Enterprise. With over 30 years of experience in civic, commercial, healthcare, transportation, and government work, she has a diverse portfolio of award-winning projects.
Applied Image, Inc. is a leader and innovator in the production and installation of large format, architectural and environmental graphics. With a state of the art manufacturing facility, we produce a wide range of product, from the small and simple to the large and complex, in terms of materials, design intent, and processes.
From design execution to imaging, fabrication and installation, we consistently exceed the expectations of the country's most demanding corporate, exhibit and retail designers and architects.
For over two decades, GDS Architectural Signage Solutions has been dominating the signage industry throughout the Northeastern region of the United States and beyond. We pride ourselves in delivering the utmost service, wayfinding solutions, and signage specializing in design, installation, fabrication, and and ongoing project management.
Rick Smits is a senior designer at fd2s in Austin, Texas. He has been with the firm for 9 years working on healthcare, civic, retail, corporate and donor recognition projects.
Rick Smits earned his Bachelor of Arts (graphic Design) degree from Columbia College Chicago.
Before joining fd2s Rick Smits worked for Comcorp/Plancom and Epstein / neXt wayfinding + design in Chicago.
With GraphTec, our quality is our signature. Our professional craftsmen and management teams have worked with numerous graphic designers, architects, and general contractors all across the United States. Precise planning and detailed analysis on our part help insure that all your project objectives are achieved in a timely and quality fashion.
This first-ever visitor center for the globally-recognized Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center was carved out of a defunct, 550-square-foot credit union space on the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center campus.
The challenge was to take a small budget and a tiny space and establish a brand new visitor center to tell the inspiring Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center story. The intent was to create a welcoming, informative and inspiring space for a diverse audience of benefactors, patients, researchers, employees, and visitors to the Seattle campus.
Seth Davis grew up in the sign business and loved to build things. At a young age he was doing metal work and went on to pursue a degree in Industrial Design from Philadelphia University. Seth quickly built a reputation for a consultative approach to sign-building, working with creative people to turn their vision into reality. With over 20 years in the sign industry, Seth constantly monitors new fabrication trends, integrating them into his business plan when a quality result can be consistently guaranteed.
How do you create a thoughtful, dramatic public installation that is simultaneously high-science and curiously low-tech? Studio SC (Seattle) teamed up with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and Perkins+Will to transform a busy South Lake Union corner with illuminated neural “Pathways.”
In his 22 years as the President and CEO of GNU Group, Philip Murphy has had the chance to fully develop the four-person Leadership Team that represents the next generation. Managing a creative practice is its own on-going design assignment and Phil has relished the opportunity to evolve the firm. However, his focus throughout his career has been adding to the efficacy of how people experience the built environment- particularly how they find their way.
Erich Theaman is a senior associate at Formation, a design office that relentlessly pursues solutions with a sense of purpose, adaptability and appropriate response. We approach each problem through a process and interplay of research, strategy and design.
With 13 years of experience, Erich Theaman is an incredibly knowledgeable resource of design best practices, code documentation and planning/logistics. His expertise in documentation, ethnographic research and production methods have made him a natural leader.
Marilee Hanks is managing principal at Krygier Anderson Inc. in Portland, Oregon, a multi-disciplinary design studio offering professional services in landscape architecture, ecological analysis and experiential graphic design.
After graduating from Kent State University in 2015 with a Bachelor's of Art in Graphic Design, Margaret Paxhia-Poppaw started as a Junior Designer at Corbin Design, a multi-disciplinary design firm in Traverse City, in January 2016. Her interest in environmental graphic design was sparked after taking an internship course during her junior year at Kent State. Soon after, she knew she had found her career path.
SMRT is a culture of listening and communicating directly and openly. We value collegiality, individual and collective energy, leadership and innovation. We build successful partnerships with our clients through creativity, timely response, hard work and financial performance which leads to success for all.