focusEGD is built on the energy generated by the close collaboration that Chris Bauer and Oliran Johnson have shared over the past 20 years. With diverse design backgrounds and 50+ years of combined environmental graphic design experience, each brings a unique perspective to the firm.
Together they have developed a design philosophy, work processes, and a team of design professionals unrivaled in the industry. Chris and Oliran share the vision of inspired, responsible EGD that engages, enriches and empowers the public. Together, this leadership team will guide your project from inception to actualization.
Technical Execution sets us apart from other environmental graphic designers. We are consistently recognized by architects, consultants, and contractors for the thoroughness of our documentation, our knowledge of construction, our cost control measures, and our responsive attention to coordination details.
We help establish a realistic and attainable budget at the beginning of a project using our extensive data bank, and review it periodically throughout the process so that there are no surprises during bidding.
The open and bright atmosphere of our Uptown Dallas studio, reflects our design and business beliefs: proficient, collaborative, innovative, respectful and flexible - all with a bit of fun & good nature. White & grey undertones are used throughout the space and serve as a blank canvas to facilitate creative mindsets. Spontaneous bursts of color (you have to see the fuchsia sofa) give the space depth, while the mirrored boxes, magnetic project boards and great views towards Uptown, The Dallas Arts District and Klyde Warren Park, create the visual artwork.