is a unique collaborative of planners, designers, writers, content developers, architects, model-makers, illustrators and animators who seek to create a captivating experience for visitors to natural and cultural sites through the practice of interpretive planning and design. Its goal is to convey the authentic story of these ecological or manmade environments in a memorable, meaningful and respectful way.
In addition to projects across the United States, Signature has completed assignments in China, Canada, Europe and South America. studio space small


Therese Mckee Huffman

Therese established Signature Design in 1993 as a collaborative firm specializing in interpretive design, wayfinding, and signage for visitor centers, museums, historic sites, state and national parks, and botanical gardens. Therese’s responsibilities include conceptual design, strategic team building, and project management for branding, signage…READ MORE

Collaborative Team

Lead Designer and Project Manager:

Therese McKee Huffman

Exhibit and Signage Designers:

Kim Wilson
Elain Swanger
Scott Neal
Sophie Binder

Exhibit Planner:

Karen de Seve

Graphic Designers:

Kathleen Robert
Mad Dworschak
Sam Chandler
Karolina Johansson

Digital Media Designer:

Russell Huffman

Interpretive Writers:

Emily Hoehn
Elizabeth Hanson
Karen de Seve
Katie Boardman