Pentagram’s Paula Scher is featured in the new documentary series “Abstract: The Art of Design,” now streaming on Netflix. The show explores the lives and ideas of leading figures in design and architecture, with each episode focusing on a single creator and their practice. Scher’s entry, directed by the noted documentary filmmaker Richard Press (“Bill Cunningham New York”), looks at the influence New York City has had on the designer’s work, her lifelong love of typography, and the map paintings she creates alongside her client projects.
Danielle Amaral is the Studio Director at Second Story Interactive Studios in New York. Second Story is a part of the Sapient Nitro group.
Danielle Amaral says "I’m a Producer, I get excited and make things. With over 15 years of experience orchestrating the strategic development and production of award winning global campaigns across all digital platforms, television, film, mobile, and environmental design. I've collaborated with thinkers, makers, and art lovers, to create moving images for some of the world’s biggest brands, and few you have not heard of yet."
Philip Gilmore is a New Business & Marketing Associate at Gilmore Group, a multidisciplinary design and branding firm specializing in branding, design, and media with a passion for developing experiences that are high-impact, memorable and stimulating.
Douglas Fixell is the president and managing partner of Dimensional Communications. Since 1963, Dimensional Communications plans, designs and fabricates engaging, immersive exhibits for trade shows, corporate events, museums, retail and broadcast.
Bluecadet is an Emmy Award-winning digital agency that creates world-class websites, mobile apps, interactive installations, and immersive environments. Established in 2007, Bluecadet collaborates with leading museums, cultural institutions, universities, and nonprofit organizations to educate, engage, and entertain. From a touchscreen T. Rex puzzle at Chicago’s Field Museum, to a multimedia advocacy campaign for Doctors Without Borders, to MoMA’s bilingual mobile guide exploring the murals of Diego Rivera, our work inspires interaction and imagination.
Airspace (New York) tackles branding, graphics and wayfinding for an adaptive-reuse project spanning 6.5 million square feet by finding a simple solution to blend the old and the new.
Alison Charney is passionate about the power of design in the built environment. She has a strong passion for a healthy and conscious lifestyle surrounded by color and meaning. Her undergraduate studies fulfilled her interest in human behavior and visual communication. She wanted to learn more and make more of a difference which led her to New York City.
LHSA+DP recently completed a new aviation-themed interactive playspace for JjetBlue airlines. The interactive play space at JFK’s Terminal 5 is designed to delight and educate children from age 2 to 12 with hands-on and digital activities, keeping them engaged and entertained while waiting to board their flights.
A celebration of New York City’s rich immigrant culture, the sculpture takes the form of 33 metal poles inscribed with the origins of foreign-born NYC residents.
Originally designed by Emery Roth & Sons in 1961, 280 Park Avenue is one of midtown Manhattan’s premier corporate addresses.