Wayne Hunt

Wayne-Hunt, Principal Hunt Design Associates, Past President of SEGD
Pasadena, CA

SEGD Global Design Awards

Pasadena Unified School District, Hunt Design Associates
Pasadena Unified School District
Los Angeles Zoo Master Plan, Hunt Design Associates
Los Angeles Zoo Master Plan
Downtown Los Angeles Walks, Urban Place Consultants, Hunt Design, Corbin Design
Downtown Los Angeles Walks
National Mall & Memorial Parks Wayfinding, National Park Service, Hunt Design
National Mall & Memorial Parks Wayfinding

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2004 SEGD Fellow, 2010 Distinguished Member Award honoree, 1995 Angel Award honoree, and SEGD President 1999-2000

Wayne Hunt founded Hunt Design in 1977 in Pasadena, Los Angeles and is a nationally recognized leader in Environmental Graphic Design and Wayfinding Signage design.

Wayne Hunt and the firm have planned, designed and implemented more than two hundred signage & graphics and exhibit assignments in twenty U.S. states and in countries around the world. He is active in the Society for Experiential Graphic Design, serving as its past national president and selected as the organization’s sole 2004 Fellow.

Wayne Hunt is the author of three books on signage and related graphics design and is an Adjunct Professor at Art Center College of Design. Wayne is a frequent speaker and ambassador for environmental graphic design, Wayne Hunt has presented at USC School of Architecture, Harvard University and many other universities around the country. “Helping people access, enjoy and understand complex places is both an art and a science. We’re really in the place-making business.”

View the blog of articlesabout Wayne Hunt and his firm Hunt Design on SEGD.org and for more information, connect with Wayne Hunt on LinkedIn.

View his work at Hunt Design.

Watch Wayne's SEGDTalk "One City, Thirty Years"He talks about creating an identity for Pasadena over a thirty year period engaged with working in the city.

Read about Wayne's book Environmental Graphics: Projects and Process.

Environmental Graphics Projects and Process book cover

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Wayne Hunt's Sketchbook

Wayne Hunt's Sketchbook
Wayne Hunt's Sketchbook

For developing ideas quickly, sketching is not only efficient, but for me provides a kind of iterative feedback not possible with the computer. I once heard that one's inability to draw perfectly actually leads to productive variations as an idea develops -- your mistakes suggest new directions. This is not possible on a computer where everything looks "perfect."


Wayne Hunt, Ann Dudrow and Philips Engelke at the 2010 SEGD Conference.

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Environmental graphics pioneer and SEGD Fellow Ann Dudrow passed away April 2, 2022,  after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and cancer. Ann was an early practitioner of graphic design for architecture and had a forty-plus year career bringing colorful, placemaking graphics to retail environments around the world. Ann was a passionate ambassador for integrating artistic graphics, color and style into shopping environments and gathering places.

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