We are very pleased to announce two new Partners of the firm: Maya Kopytman and Amy Siegel.
Maya Kopytman (left) has more than two decades of design experience in interface design for websites, software, and location-based experiences. Amy Siegel (right) brings over two decades of experience to the design of signage and wayfinding, environmental and print graphics.More about Maya: Maya has received numerous awards, among them the “Gold Pencil” from One Show Interactive and the Webby “People’s Voice” Award. Her work has appeared in many industry publications, including Graphis Interactive and Communications Arts. In 2006 Maya joined C&G Partners as an Associate Partner, heading the firm’s interactive design practice. She has led numerous projects, including websites for Riverkeeper, American Council of Learned Societies, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, ARTstor, JSTOR, the American Institute of Architects, Kaplan Thaler Group, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, NYU Wagner School of Public Service, and FujiFilm. Her location-based interactive projects include exhibit software for the Museum of Jewish Heritage, document exploration systems for the Museum of American Finance, interactive orchestral visuals for Caminos del Inka and interactive kiosks for the Mashantucket Pequot Museum. Maya holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem and an MFA from Pratt Institute. She has been a visiting instructor in Pratt’s Department of Computer Graphics and Interactive Multimedia, and is currently a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. From 1994 until 2006 she was a principal member of IconNicholson in New York, and a Senior Vice President there since 2004. Read the latest posts about Maya in Fresh > More about Amy: Since joining C&G Partners in 1998, Amy has planned, designed and managed large as well as small-scale signage and wayfinding programs for institutional, corporate and public clients. She has recently completed an award winning sign program for the Hearst Tower in addition to sign programs for the new Yankee Stadium, the Bank of America Tower and the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, all in New York City. Two of the projects she is currently working on are the 9/11 Memorial Site and Museum at Ground Zero, and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece. She has completed several large transportation projects including the new International Terminals at Logan Airport in Boston and JFK International Airport in New York. Other noteworthy signage and architectural graphics projects include EMPAC (Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY; the McNay Museum of Art in San Antonio, TX; Gannett/USA Today Headquarters, McLean, VA; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, CA; Times Square Subway Station, New York, NY; Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD; Landman Library at Arcadia University, PA; Jacob Javits Federal Building, New York, NY; a branding program for GSA buildings nationwide; Flushing Freedom Mile, Flushing, NY; Baruch College, City University of New York; and The University Club, New York. Amy studied Fine Art at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and the New York Studio School and has a BFA from Pratt Institute. She is a member of the Society of Environmental Graphic Designers and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Read the latest posts about Amy in Fresh >