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Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts


Communication Arts & Design

First Advisor

Matt Woolman


A goal of environmental graphic design is to create identities that inform the public of a building's contents and occupants. The designer's use of recognizable exterior marks, symbols and signage dictates how well this information is communicated to prospective clients, visitors or observers. My creative project examines how informational environmental and graphic design can improve awareness and understanding of the mission of a building that was not constructed for its current social services use.


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Date of Submission

June 2008