Alexis Agoustari is a Designer at Kate Keating Associates who has a formal education in both art history and design, she is particularly passionate about projects that connect people to place. Her desire to learn about the unique spirits and histories of built environments and helping people interpret the world around them led her to begin a career in Environmental Graphic Design, at Kate Keating Associates in 2016.
Nikki San Miguel is currently a Principal at Kate Keating Associates where she has worked for the past 10 and a half years. She joined the firm in 2008 and rapidly emerged as a talented leader, client communicator, and problem solver. She has a passion for developing signage and wayfinding systems that complement the surrounding architecture while emphasizing clarity and consistency as the most effective ways to guide users to their destination. She has an intuitive understanding of how people navigate their environment and thrives on collaborating with large teams on complex projects.
Ivan Thelin is a specialist in branded environments design, with deep experience in design, planning, and implementation. He has written signing guidelines for national and local retail and corporate clients.
Environmental graphics in buildings and outdoor spaces identify destinations and direct and inform people. Signage is the principal component of most environmental graphic programs, which can also include landmarks, colors, finishes, light levels and other architectural features. A carefully designed system of signage and wayfinding supports and enhances the overall character of a space.
Kate Keating Associates (San Francisco) brought nature and nurture to the forefront of their comprehensive, family-centered experiential graphic design work at the new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.