National Women’s History Museum

About This Project

The National Women’s History Museum hired Tessellate Studio to create their first exhibit and I served as the Visual Lead Designer with Tessellate to execute the environmental graphics and create a visual brand. They existed as a virtual museum for decades and they wanted to create their first physical exhibition and partnered with the DC Public Library to house their inaugural exhibit. The goal of the exhibit was to focus on the history of black feminism throughout the ages leading up to the current era and the black communities in Washing, DC who pioneered much of the movement. Stories such as Anna Julia Cooper, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Mary Treadwell, and Nkenge Touré were elevated along with many national organizations that are still active today. This exhibition won 3 2024 MUSE Creative Awards in the Experiential & Immersive category: Exhibition Experience , Community, Diversity & Inclusion.


As the Visual Lead Designer I created a branding system that spanned identity design, environmental graphic design, and interface design to create the visual assets needed for a consistent look and feel. I worked alongside the Lead Interaction Designer, Lead Designer, and chief curators to execute all materials and to finalize the built layout of the exhibition. Additionally I led a team of graphic design and interactive designers who assisted with the production of the visuals. The project was completed in 8 months from beginning to end.