May & Co.

Douglas May

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Design Communication
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Let design thinking add value to your business.


May & Co. excels in synchronizing brand design with business strategy, marketing communications and IT initiatives. The firm crosses boundaries and plays a vital role to business by interacting with upper management, marketing and IT groups to help define and achieve targeted business goals. Doug's big-picture approach, utilizing design thinking, has resulted in innovative solutions for branding strategies, corporate communications and marketing initiatives applied across all media.


Our clients have included Aetna, Neiman Marcus, PageNet, Overhead Door Corporation, PC Service Source, Texas Instruments, Kaiser Permanente, KPMG, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Turner Construction. Over the last 28 years, the company's commitment to excellence has been recognized in design annuals and award competitions including; New York Art Directors Club, Communications Arts Magazine, D&AD, AIGA, Graphis, Type Directors Club, and Print Case Books among others.


The design consultancy has been recognized as one of Seven hot design firms to watch in the U.S. by HOW Magazine Business Annual and has also been tagged as one of “best and brightest” design firms in the U.S. in Graphic Design America Two and Brand Design USA.


Our Web development solutions have been recognized by major digital media award competitions including CIO Magazine’s WebBusiness 50/50 winner, Communication Arts Interactive, Graphis New Media, the Web Marketing Association, and the Ziff/Davis Golden GUI Award among others.


Douglas May, designer and creative director, holds degrees in advertising from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and in visual communication from the University of North Texas. He began his professional career in New York, where he worked for publication design guru Roger Black, CBS Magazines, type genius Tom Carnase and retail design expert Ken Walker before returning to his native Texas to work for advertising legend Stan Richards. May & Co. was founded in 1986 and has since conducted business on five continents.


Doug is a past board member and officer of AIGA DFW, as well as past president and board member of the Dallas Society of Visual Communications. He has taught and served on advisory boards for undergraduate and graduate design programs, as well as judged professional and student competitions in the U.S. and Mexico. In 2011, Doug was honored as an AIGA Fellow by the DFW Chapter, for his contribution to the North Texas design community.

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