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Environment Designer

Career Highlights

  • Comfortable work environments motivates employees
  • A balance of creativity, vision, and technical know how
  • Creating healthy spaces

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Career Summary

Numerous employee studies say that the work environment matters. When employees have proper lighting, efficient desks and a layout with a positive feel employee performance increases. The basic concept is a visual aspect that will identity what a place is or what it is about.

environment designEnvironment design utilizes a variety of designing skills and theory including graphic, architectural, interior, landscape, and industrial design. It can be utilizing signs, exhibit designs, civic centers, retail stores or themed environments. They produce drawings and illustrations, research studies and reports and present ideas that will create a way finding environmental friendly interior space that conveys a specific feeling or theme.

The design of the spaces in which people live and work is both challenging and exciting, and it demands a certain balance of creativity, vision, and technical know how. Whether it is a theater, a museum, or a restaurant, of this type of design must be though of as functional and artistic.

In addition, environmental designing isnít just about looking good itís also about creating healthier spaces for places that have daily risks such as a doctorís office or a hospital. Specific designs can help keep staff member from becoming sick. Designs can improve indoor air quality with gardens and ponds.

There are a lot of career options for environmental graphic designers. The Environmental Design Research Association conducts research and studies between human behavior and design structure.




Requires a degree in:

  • Graphic Design
  • Commercial Art
  • Architecture

Career Skills

  • Environmental Graphic Design (EGD)
  • Design and implementation
  • Illustrator, Freehand, Photoshop, and InDesign software
  • AutoCAD Graphic Design

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