Principal, Director of Los Angeles Office
Cody Clark is the Director of RSM Design's studio in Los Angeles, and leads many of our project's branding initiatives. He weaves his years of experience as a typographic and branding expert with the physical manifestations of the brand in the built environment to create exciting narratives that engage and inspire.
He has built an award-winning career by creating contemporary storytelling within architectural and public space environments. Cody believes in building projects around a client informed process which is led by asking great questions, resulting in meaningful and economically successful projects. He specializes in transmedia solutions using platforms in wayfinding, environmental graphics and media-driven surfaces for mixed-use retail, residential, office, city/civic, and hospitality projects. He has a strong voice within the industry by developing a range of speaking engagements around topics ranging from technology led experiences to the future of wayfinding and mobility.
His contributions on first-in-class, globally significant projects from Dallas to Delhi including: BAR Center at the Beach, the iconic waterfront community hub designed by Belzberg Architects for the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles. Aerocity, a vibrant aerotropolis connected to Indira Gandhi International Airport, located in New Delhi, India. The award winning Miami Baywalk, this globally recognized branded waterfront celebrating the future of Miami.
In addition to his contributions within the profession, he has focused on the development of Spatial and Branded Graphics curriculum, as an instructor in the Environmental Design Department at Art Center College of Design. He currently instructs classes within the Undergraduate and Graduate Programs ranging from Exhibition Design, Portfolio Studio to specialty sponsored or topic studio classes.
Art Center College of Design, BA Graphic Design
Speaking, publications & abstract topics
Future of Wayfinding in a Multi-Modal Environment
Evolution of Guest Experience
Be: Global, Be: Local
Evolving Role of the Environmental Designer
Blending Technology and Traditional Processes
Transmedia Platforms of Storytelling
Multi-Modal Wayfinding Strategy
Visioning and Brand Strategy