Fred Thwainy

Fred is a designer who began at Bruce Mau Design in the summer of 2014. His areas of specialization include spatial design, wayfinding, brand positioning, and brand identity. Fred has worked on wayfinding and signage for a large-scale, mixed-use developments and cultural project internationally. He has also worked with a team to re-envision the entry experience at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto.

Prior to joining BMD, Fred was a designer at the Shenzhen Institute of Building Research in China, specializing in sustainable design and technology for large-scale architecture and planning projects. He also taught a summer design program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, his alma mater, aimed at exposing students to spatial design and planning.

While at Harvard, Fred was involved in many university-wide initiatives including the Harvard Graduate Student Government and the Harvard Leadership Conference, where he served as the Director of Marketing, creating the visual identity and promotional material for the annual event.

Fred graduated with a Master in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, completed coursework in the Master of Architecture program at Cornell University, and he also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with Distinction, from the University of Toronto.