Historic Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn is the final resting place for many 19th century New York notables. Pentagram’s exhibit honoring the cemetery was a 2014 SEGD Global Design Awards winner. What project have you brought to life recently? Enter the 2015 SEGD Design Awards today!
Rory Simms is a graphic designer working in the New York office of Pentagram. Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Rory Simms studied at IADT Dún Laoghaire where he received a BFA in Visual Communication Design. Since joining Pentagram Rory has worked on broad range of projects for clients such as: The Public Theater, Citi Bank, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Miami Science Museum, among others. Rory is a member of the AIGA, ADC (Art Directors Club), TDC (Type Directors Club), and SEGD (Society for Experiential Graphic Design).
For most of its history, Governors Island had very few visitors, a secret destination hiding in plain sight of millions of New Yorkers. In 2003, most of the Island was transferred to the State and City of New York to be developed as a park.
As part of a major renovation, the venerable Museum of the City of New Yorks gets fresh new public spaces, including a dazzling icon for a new age. The Museum of the City of New York is undergoing a decade-long, multi-phase renovation of its historic East Harlem building.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Pentagram builds a stronger-than-ever identity for New York City’s public beaches.
Design intervention in the wake of a natural disaster can be a tricky proposition. Emotions run high. Resources are scarce. Environmental restoration seems insurmountable. Efforts to rebuild, though admirable, can be fragmented, unorganized, and politically charged. It’s hard to know where to start.