MERJE follows a holistic design approach that "merges" graphic design with the built environment, helping cities, universities, healthcare organizations, corporations, retail establishments, hospitality facilities, libraries, and schools enhance their brand and achieve their mission. Our work commonly includes five basic elements: branding and identity, wayfinding and signage, architectural and visual enhancements, exhibit and interpretivep design, and print materials.
MERJE's staff is trained in a range of disciplines including architecture, industrial design, interpretive planning, exhibit design and graphic design. Projects are led by an experienced team of design professionals:John Bosio Glen Swantak Jessica Church
As a partner at MERJE, Glen Swantak serves as the Design Principal, with 20 years of experience in developing the mission and goals of projects and translating them into beautifully conceived wayfinding and design concepts. Glen graduated from the University of the Arts with a degree in Industrial Design and spent 9 yearsof his career designing a wide range of retail, corporate and public sector environments, including hotel, casino and airport projects, earning the SEGD Merit Award for The Wildhorse Saloon at Disney World.
Glen directs the studio's design efforts while overseeing the industrial design and planning components of all projects. An accomplished designer, with clients spanning all industries including Downtown San Diego, Tampa and Miami, The City of Savannah, CBS 3 / Viacom,Tthe University of Alaska and an SEGD award-winning signage and branding program for the Princeton Public Library.