As founding partner of Two Twelve, a graphic design firm based in New York City, David Gibson leverages the power of design to transform peoples' experience of public space. With sensitivity to context and a talent for consensus-building, he leads comprehensive wayfinding strategy and signage programs for leading institutions and organizations around the country.
Gibson is author of "The Wayfinding Handbook: Information Design for Public Places", published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2009. He gives workshops and lectures on wayfinding design around the world including London’s Victoria and Albert Museum; Hungarian University of Fine Arts; the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York; the Izmir University of Economics, Turkey; International Institute of Information Design, Vienna; and American University of Kuwait.
Gibson studied architecture at Cornell University, attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and received a Master of Fine Arts in graphic design from Yale University. He is a past president and board member of the Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD) and a past board member of AIGA, the professional association for design. In 2009 he was named Fellow of SEGD and in 2011, Chair of SEGD’s Past Presidents Council.