N’ext Design Group is an evolutionary extension of Blair Sign Programs and developed as an answer to the growing need for an exterior sign and experiential design company with a background in the built environment. Scott Blair, a founding principal, brings his years of experience designing in retail and mixed-use environments for national and commercial retail developers.
Advance Corporation was founded in 1941 by William F. Lorenz as a manufacturer of flexographic products and quickly earned a reputation for quality, service and innovation serving major manufacturing and service companies. It was during these early years that the company developed a special engraving process that eventually would be the catalyst for entrance into the award market.
Dikran Vartan is the Director of Business Development at Jones Sign in Pomona, CA.
Dikran Vartan is a Signage and Wayfinding Business Developer. He is a passionate fabricator, natural salesperson, and experienced manager.
Dikran has worn many hats in his career: fabricator, install supervisor, account executive, project manager & sales manager - the hat underneath all of those positions was the Business Development one.
Patrick Fredrickson is a Project Designer at Altitude Design Office in Los Angeles.
As a director, designer, and mentor, Patrick Fredrickson specializes in the production of engaging visitor experiences through the development of storytelling environments and public spaces. He is currently Project Director for Altitude Design Office, developing signage, wayfinding, and innovative, branded environments.