SEGD Fellow

Paul Arthur

1988 SEGD Fellow

Paul Arthur (1924–2001) was surely the most important Canadian designer never to have any actual design education. Born in 1924, he graduated from the University of Toronto in English literature.

Headshot of Paul Arthur, SEGD Fellow

Jim Glass

SEGD Founder, Past President from 1986-1987 and a 1987 SEGD Fellow

James Lafferty Glass, a founder of SEGD and the Kelvin Group creative community in Houston, died April 15, 2010 of heart and diabetes complications.

Glass was one of the three designers who met on July 3, 1973, to compare notes on the growing importance of “architectural signage,” and ultimately created a new field of design.

Jim Glass

Rich Burns

1987 SEGD Fellow and Past President 1979-1986

Richard guided the growth of the GNU Group through its first two decades. He now serves as a senior adviser and project participant in brand development, marketing strategy and design.

Rich Burns, Founder, GNU Group, 1987 SEGD Fellow, SEGD President 1979-1986
GNU Group
San Francisco


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