ESI Design is an experience design studio. We transform places into experiences that engage audiences, solve complex challenges, and deliver lasting results. Our multi-disciplinary team creates solutions that are permanent, yet flexible with designs that grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of both our clients and their audiences.
Jun Xie is a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology studying Exhibition and Experience Design pursuing a Master of Arts degree. She was graduated from Pratt Institute with a Bachelor degree of Industrial Design last year. With great passion of making design a bit more fun, she wants to work on designing space that gives people a surprised moment.
Margo Malter is an MA candidate in Exhibition and Experience Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is a budding exhibition designer and interpretative strategist whose work is grounded in her background as an artist, art administrator and early childhood educator. She is interested in how exhibitions can be generous, immersive and emotional.
Taj Cutting is a native New Yorker currently studying Exhibition and Experiential Design for her Master's of Art at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is focused on pursuing a career that involves creating unique connections through global experiences and more.
Daniel Starr has always been driven to engage challenges and solve problems through critical and creative processes. Starr has a strong understanding of how great ideas can have impact through focused process management. Growing up in an architecture and construction based household, then focusing his education on art and business, nourished a strong balance of right and left brain thinking. This has helped Daniel Starr develop a unique perspective and ability to take projects from concept to fruition.
John Woehrle is the Director of the Wayfinding Division at the Philadelphia Sign Company and is based in Port Jefferson, New York. John Woehrle is an accomplished sales consultant specializing in wayfinding for healthcare environments as well as donor recognition. He has spent 20 years in the industry bringing wayfinding and donor recognition projects to life for a variety of facilities, with the end result being a more navigable and user friendly environment as well as increased donor participation respectively.
Jody Nyboer, PhD is an assistant professor of Environmental and Interior Design and MFA Design program. She teaches design studios and a variety of design courses including Environmental Factors, Creative Problem Solving, and other courses open to both design and non-design majors.