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Steff Geissbuhler

Design Consultant

New York, NY, USA
914.523.3011
Steff Geissbuhler is among America’s most celebrated designers of integrated brand and corporate identity programs. His work also includes posters, brochures, books and illustrations. He has designed architectural graphics and sign systems for various institutions, environmental graphics and exhibitions. Steff’s work has been honored with the American Institute of Graphic Arts Medal for his sustained contribution to design excellence and the development of the profession. Steff served as the U.S. president of the Alliance Graphique Internationale and has been a member of the board of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. He is past president of AIGA’s New York chapter. Steff received his diploma in graphic design from the School of Art and Design, Basel, Switzerland in 1964. He has taught at the Philadelphia College of Art, Cooper Union, Yale University and lectures throughout the country. Prior to being an independent design consultant, he was at Geigy Pharmaceuticals, Basel; Murphy Levy Wurman Architects, Philadelphia; Anspach Grossman Portugal, New York, and a partner and principal at Chermayeff & Geismar Inc. for over 30 years before co-founding C&G Partners in 2005.
Experience
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, USA
Sep 2011Present
NY, USA
Jun 2005Sep 2011
Founding Partner
NY, USA
Jan 1975May 2005
NY, USA
Dec 1973Nov 1974
Anspach Grossman Portugal
Associate
USA
Aug 1967Nov 1974
Philadelphia College of Art
Associate Professor
Basel, Switzerland
May 1964Jul 1967
J.R.Geigy Pharmaceutical
Designer
Education
Basel, Switzerland
Apr 1958Apr 1964
Basel School of Design
Diploma ( MA equivalent)
Awards
1981
1982
The Worlds Most Memorable Poster Competition
Award
 
U.S. Government
U.S. Federal Achievement Design Award
1966
Government of Switzerland
First National Prize for Applied Art
Languages
 
Swiss German (Native)