Established in 1990, Gee + Chung Design is an award-winning multidisciplinary brand communications firm based in San Francisco, creating intelligent, innovative, and compelling design solutions which provide strategic value for clients. The firm focuses upon the high technology, healthcare technology, and venture capital sectors; three of the primary economic drivers of the Bay Area. Gee + Chung Design has built an international reputation for creating successful branding, print, packaging, environmental, and interactive programs for many of Silicon Valley’s most influential companies including Adobe, Apple, Applied Materials, IBM, Oracle, National Semiconductor, Symantec, and Sun, enjoying the intellectual challenge of making complex technology understandable, meaningful, and memorable to audiences.
Gee + Chung Design has been profiled in the Adobe Website Gallery, Adobe Creative Suite 3 Workflow Guide, Rockport Publishers Graphic Design: America 2, Graphis Designers USA 2, Graphis Branding USA 1 and 2, DIGIT (U.K.), and Designer's Workshop (Japan).
Gee + Chung Design has won multiple gold and silver awards from virtually every major design competition, including AIGA, Communication Arts, Graphis, I.D., Print, HOW, STEP, the One Show, Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club, Society of Publication Designers, and Society for Environmental Graphic Design. The firm’s work has been exhibited internationally and is included in the permanent collections of the U.S. Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, AIGA Archives, Art Center College of Design Archives, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Earl was formerly a designer at Landor Associates in San Francisco, creating identity programs for Fortune 500 companies, and senior designer at Mark Anderson Design in Palo Alto, designing award-winning branding programs for Herman Miller, PG&E, and the Oakland Museum. He has been named in Graphic Design USA’s 50th Anniversary Survey as one of the 50 “Most Influential Graphic Designers Working Today” and one of its “People to Watch in 2010.” As one of only 50 U.S. graphic designers selected for the international edition of Who’s Who in Graphic Design, he has served on a U.N.-sponsored design delegation touring China and lectured at leading universities and design organizations across the country. He has served on the AIGA SF board, and was honored as a prestigious AIGA SF Fellow in 2015 for his significant contribution to raising the standards of excellence in practice and conduct within his design community and AIGA chapter. He has also been a frequent juror for major design competitions including Communication Arts, Spark, Creativity, Critique, STEP, Publish, Exhibitor, and Sappi Paper. He received his BFA in Graphic Design with Distinction from Art Center College of Design and was included in Design Impact: A History of Art Center College of Design.
Fani began her career as a designer at Landor Associates in San Francisco, developing multinational branding systems and retail environments, and Lawrence Bender & Associates in Palo Alto, creating award-winning annual reports and corporate communications for leading Silicon Valley technology firms. As a designer at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, she designed exhibition catalogs, posters, and educational collateral materials for which she received recognition from the prestigious Hong Kong Designers Association. She has taught graphic design at leading universities in the U.S. and Hong Kong and served as a juror for several major design competitions including Applied Arts, Canada’s leading visual communications magazine. She received her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Washington, studied photography at UCLA, and received her MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University, where she studied with design legends Alvin Eisenman, Paul Rand, Bradbury Thompson, Armin Hoffman, Herbert Matter, and Shigeo Fukuda.