sparks+sullivan is a human-centered design studio focused on experiences, spaces and graphic systems. From brand identities to wayfinding and experience design, our work is rooted in human experience and context.
Gwen Sparks Sullivan
Human Centered Strategy and Design
Gwen Sparks Sullivan is a strategist and designer building brands, services and experiences that people love and businesses need.
Managing global, cross-functional projects and teams, Gwen builds strategies grounded in user insights and develops designs to yield meaningful results.
Environmental and Graphic Design
Ryan Sullivan is an environmental and graphic designer specializing in public spaces, cartography, data visualization, wayfinding and brand identity.
Trained as an architect, Ryan practiced architecture and urban design and worked with Jan Gehl in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 2010 Ryan founded Paste in Place, a graphic design studio focused on data visualization and information design for “place.”
Ryan translates complex data into compelling visual stories, and creates intuitive graphics and experiences that connect people with place.
From strategies to data visualizations,
we design a lot of things. Here’s where
we stand out:
Human Centered Research
Graphic Design and Communication
Brand Identity Design
Prototyping and Testing
Signage and Wayfinding
Public Space Design
Governments, institutions, consumer brands—we love to collaborate with inspiring clients.
Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
City of Portland Parks and Recreation
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation
Oxbow Regional Park
Leach Botanical Garden
National Center for Smart Growth
Portland International Airport
Portland Japanese Garden
See Kai Run