Minding our business

[ right brain ]

Lonny Schwartz
PRINCIPAL | Design Director

Samantha Scott
Associate Graphic + Exhibit Designer

Michael Spec
Senior Exhibit + Graphic Designer

Peter Byer
Senior Graphic Designer

Steve Labar
Associate Exhibit Designer

Bruce Robison
Senior Exhibit Designer + Detailer

[ left brain ]

Michael Lesperance
PRINCIPAL | Content Director

Ned Reddrop
Associate Interpretive Planner

Michael Lenahan
Senior Content Developer

Jeremey King
Senior Content Developer

Mai-Lien Fruge
Content Developer

LONNY serves as Design Director, and oversees exhibit and graphic design on most projects. Mr. Schwartz is responsible for all aspects of the design as well as for supervising fabrication and installation.

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As a senior designer, SAM is responsible for developing a customized style for each project from the graphic treatments and identity to the look and feel of the exhibits.

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MIKE, both exhibit and graphic designer, uses his knowledge of exhibit design to add a dimensional approach to graphics. He graduated from Edinboro University and also served on the design faculty as a professor.

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PETER has been a designer and illustrator for over 20 years. He combines his graphics and branding skills to enhance every aspect of our exhibit story telling with a refined sense of quality, consistancy and clarity.

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STEVE brings over 30 years of exhibit design experience to the team. He helps create, conceptualize, estimate, and detail exhibits—a crucial step in the transition from conceptual design to tangible fabrication.

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BRUCE'S 20 years as an exhibit detailer and architectural engineer allow him to create detailed, construction-ready drawings essential to bringing every exhibit to life.

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MICHAEL is Content Director, responsible for interpretive planning and development. As a principal of Design Minds, he oversees all aspects of project content including developing storyline, themes, research, and scriptwriting.

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NED assists in developing content for exhibits, performing research and writing text. With a background in interpretation and language, he ensures each project successfully delivers an enduring message.

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MICHAEL draws on years of academic training and career experience to channel diverse topics into captivating exhibits. He has researched, planned, and developed materials for museums, historic sites, parks, and other facilities.

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JEREMEY assists with content development, database management, and research. His professional training in museum exhibit development allows him to transform an idea into a dynamic and engaging exhibit.

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MAI-LIEN assists with content development, interpretive planning, and research. Using her academic and professional background in exhibit development, she translates stories into engaging and relevant exhibits.

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