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CGD is thrilled to welcome MJ Carafa to the design team!

MJ’s dedication to staying connected with the evolving design community is evident through his habit of observing street signs, bus station advertisements, and takeout menus. By immersing himself in these everyday visuals, he not only keeps up with current trends but also finds inspiration in the world around him, demonstrating a deep commitment to embracing […]

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Interpretive displays for Dix Park’s Gatekeepers House

The Boylan Drive entrance of the Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, NC, features three historic stone houses: the Superintendent’s House, the Physician’s House, and the Gatekeeper’s Cottage, all built in the early 1920s. As part of the Dix Park Master Plan, rehabilitating these stone houses and their grounds will help transform the entrance into a […]

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Frankford Pause Park

Cloud Gehshan Design was commissioned to design interpretive panels and environmental graphics for Frankford Pause Park, an 8,000 sq ft dynamic outdoor community space situated in the Lower Northeast section of Philadelphia. Hinge Collective, along with Frankford CDC, have spearheaded the improvements at Frankford Pause Park, which include a rain garden by the Philadelphia Water […]

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A new chapter for Cloud Gehshan Design

It is with a profound sense of gratitude and appreciation that we announce the transition of our company founders, Jerome Cloud and Virginia Gehshan, from active principals to an advisory role for the firm. Over 37 years, Jerome and Virginia have built Cloud Gehshan Design into a nationally prominent experiential design firm with a reputation for imaginative, innovative and […]

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Installation for PERT signage is underway

The first signs of a complete identification, wayfinding and trail program for the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust have been installed! As part of an identity and wayfinding sign system, the entire network of hiking trails was reconfigured and renamed to make it easier to give directions and understand user regulations. Preserve maps were completely redesigned to enhance legibility and be […]

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Please join us in welcoming Korrie Leer to CGD!

Korrie Leer is a designer who is particularly passionate about the power of visual storytelling and its impact on communities. She believes that design has the ability to elevate experiences, allowing environments to tell compelling stories. Inspired by the natural world and diverse cultures, Korrie brings a unique perspective to her work. Before joining Cloud […]

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Interpretive signage for Rosewood Museum’s Historical Improvement Project

Cloud Gehshan Design is developing an interpretive signage system for the Rosewood Museum, located in Archer, FL, as part of its Historical Improvement Project. Generously funded by The Trust for Public Land, this transformative initiative is poised to create an immersive experience, blending history and culture. The project, lead Kimley Horn, promises to be a […]

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We’ve moved!

We are thrilled to announce that our office has relocated to a new space. After nearly 20 years, we have moved out of our office on Market Street in Old City into a new space on North 3rd Street in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia. Our team is eager to start this new chapter […]

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2024 Dix Park Project Summit

Want to learn more about how we + our partners are transforming Dix Park’s 308 acres into America’s Next Great Park? Staff and consultant teams from Dix Park, Dix Park Conservancy, City of Raleigh and Neighboring Organizations gathered together this week to showcase all the efforts in motion supporting the transformation of the park at […]

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Highlighting Black-owned businesses and community organizations

For this Black History Month, we’d like to shine some light on the Black-owned businesses and community organizations that have a positive impact on historically disadvantaged populations in the Philadelphia region. These organizations often work to address issues of equity, access to housing, and community empowerment. Here are a few notable ones: 1.    Urban […]

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