AIGA FELLOW: NAMED BY AIGA ST. LOUIS, 2008
Scott Gericke, a St. Louis native, studied graphic design at Missouri State University and received his MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining designlab,inc, he held senior design positions at XPLANE Corp., Kiku Obata & Company and Falk Harrison Creative. He is a former lecturer of design at Washington University in St. Louis' Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts and was most recently the design director of the school’s Visual Communications Research Studio.
At designlab,inc, Gericke was responsible for leading projects focused on identity design, publication design and environmental design. He has partnered with many notable clients including Ameren Corporation, Brown Shoe Company, Discovery Networks International, Monsanto, PaineWebber, Parents as Teachers National Center, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis Rams, Sprint, Salvation Army and Washington University in St. Louis, to name a few.
Gericke’s work has been recognized by numerous organizations and publications including the International Association of Business Communicators, the Ad Club of St. Louis, Mohawk Paper Mills, Mead Paper, Annual Report 100, Printing Industries of America, AIGA, Communication Arts, Sign Business Magazine, American Corporate Identity,The Big Book of Logos, The Big Book of Corporate Identity Design and LogoLounge III and IV, among others.
Gericke has long been active in the AIGA St. Louis chapter, having served in varying capacities since 1989. He was director of membership and education, chaired the Design Show from 1990–1994 and served as chapter president from 1994–1997.