Jill Ayers is Creative Director at Airspace, a graphic design firm specializing in environmental graphic design, exhibit, print and web design located in New York City. Current clients include Dow Jones, New York University and L’Oreal USA.
Design360 was renamed AIRSPACE in May 2015. It is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary graphic design firm founded in 1999. Originally an in-house division of Swanke Hayden Connell Architects, DEsign360 now AIRSPACE has evolved into an independent firm with a client base that includes corporate, educational, cultural, healthcare and civic clients along with developers, architecture and interior design firms. AIRSPACE brings diverse backgrounds to the table including graphic design, industrial design and interactive design.
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In honor of Women’s History Month, SEGD is sharing stories about “women you need to know” who are practicing in the field of experiential graphic design. Did you know that many SEGD member firms are owned by women? The following post includes profiles of 12 women members who run their own design studios. The list includes newbies like Rina Alfonso of Studio Aorta to veterans like Paula Rees of Foreseer, former SEGD President, SEGD Angel Award Recipient, and author of the recent Forbes article about Sara Little Turnbull, pioneering designer, design consultant, and consumer advocate.
Jill Ayers, president and creative director of Airspace (New York) and past SEGD President, was recently interviewed and featured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in an article entitled "You're a What? Experiential Designer."
New York— At a meeting last week, SEGD's current Board of Directorscelebrated notable changes to the Board starting in 2017, including the departure of five board members, the addition of three new members and the transition of the office of Secretary/Treasurer.
I can’t believe two years have flown by. I write this note as I exit my presidency and welcome in 2016. I am incredibly grateful for this experience and for all of the amazing people I was able to meet and collaborate with. Through the generous support of our sponsors, partners and members, SEGD continues to be the authority for the world of Experiential Graphic Design.