Douglas Morris


As Co-founder, Design Director, and Principal of Poulin + Morris Inc., Douglas Morris has directed visual communications programs for clients including ABC News, Ann Taylor, Arizona State University, Barnard College, The City University of New York, College of William & Mary, Columbia University, Fordham Law School, Free Library of Philadelphia, Goldman Sachs & Co., Hines, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Jones Lang LaSalle, Madison Square Garden, MGM Resorts, National Museum of African American History and Culture, National Museum of American Jewish History, Newseum Freedom Forum, New York-Presbyterian, New York Public Radio, New York University, Penn State University, Princeton University, Prudential, Samsung Corporation, Smithsonian Institution, Time Warner, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, Vornado Realty Trust, WGBH Educational Foundation, and The Wharton School of Business.

Prior to joining the firm, Doug was responsible for the development of environmental graphics and wayfinding sign programs for Boston University Medical Center, John F. Kennedy Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, New England Medical Center at Tufts University, U. S. Courthouse at Foley Square, the Amiri Duwan Palace and Government Center in Kuwait City, Corning Glass Center and Steuben Glass Factory, Baltimore Light Rail System, T. F. Green Rhode Island State Airport, Baltimore Harbor Waterfront Promenade, and the Central Artery Master Plan for the City of Boston. He has extensive experience in alternative sign technologies that support information and wayfinding with state-of-the-art electronic information display systems, interactive media, and live-action transmission.

His work has been published in periodicals and books worldwide and has received awards from American Corporate Identity, American Institute of Architects (AIA), The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Applied Arts, Boston Art Directors Club, Global Corporate Identity, Graphic Design USA, Graphis, and Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD). He is also coauthor of Wayfinding: Designing and Implementing Graphic Navigational Systems, published by RotoVision.

Doug is a Fellow of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design, the organization’s highest honor. He is past President and board member of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design and former chairman of the organization’s annual international design awards program, entitled Diversity in Design. He is a member of American Institute of Architects, The American Institute of Graphic Arts, and the Society for Experiential Graphic Design.

Doug graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design.