Emily Payne leads the Studio Tilt team at the HOK Kansas City office. HOK is a design firm with global reach in the built environment market space: Its 1,800 people collaborate across a network of 20+ offices on three continents.
With a range of experience in graphic design including environmental graphics, wayfinding signage, branding, and exhibit design, Emily Payne has led experience design and branding projects, including:
Gavin Boorman is a young and energetic graphic designer for Populous Activate who brings a multi-disciplinary, creative approach.
Graduating from the University of the West of England, Bristol, in 2013 with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design, Gavin Boorman was notably awarded membership to the International Society of Typographic Designers.
Michael Beeghly is a 38-year veteran of the experiential graphic design business. He is the Director of Design at Integrated Sign & Graphics in Lexington, KY, where he works primarily on identification and wayfinding signing systems for malls and mixed-use developments that the firm designs and builds for Clients including developers such as GGP and Simon.
Isabelle Cabrera is a Senior Documentation Designer at DotDash in Queensland, Australia.
Isabelle Cabrera has over ten years of experience working in architecture and wayfinding. She has spent most of her design career working in the Middle East on large scale wayfinding projects in the UAE, Jeddah, Kuwait and Qatar, most notably the Mohammed bin Rashid City District 1 and King Faisal Hospital & Akoya by Damac.
Rob Hawse is founder and CEO of CRAFTED, the marketing agency for the well-crafted. Hawse changed the name of the company from Hawse Design to CRAFTED in 2013 to reflect the point of view that is at the foundation of his business.
Erin Williams' diverse background includes experience in architecture, design research and strategy, and information design. A systems thinker at heart, Erin always wants to know how things fit into the bigger picture of a sign system, a client's identity, the city, or a cultural movement. As director of the EGD team at Rios Clementi Hale Studios, this versatility enables her to toggle easily between the big picture and the details of execution, delivering strong systems for users and clients.
Barton Strawn is a Project lead at Coel Studio. He received a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Marketing and Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor's of Environmental Design, Architecture at the North Carolina State University. His specialties: are brand development, product development, team management, and strategic planning.