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Enrique Von Rohr

Senior Lecturer

Director of Research and Technology


Steinberg 206

Campus Box 1031

Enrique Von Rohr is the director of research and technology and a senior lecturer for the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. He is involved with strategic planning and management of research for projects across the School, oversees information technology, and teaches communication design.

His design and research interests focus on design thinking and how a human-centered design process can solve for interaction, services, and system challenges. He leads entrepreneurial projects that encompass three-dimensional components, architectural systems, and user interaction design.

Past experiences have included creative director and president of Design360 as well as an associate at Swanke Hayden Connell Architects in New York City. Von Rohr's practice as a visual communication designer includes expertise in exhibit design, signage and wayfinding design, brand identity, print, interface design, and experience design. He leads all phases of the design and production process, from design research, schematic design, design development, contract documents, and administration.

Von Rohr has managed a broad variety of projects overseeing designers and collaborating on complex programs involving architects, general contractors, and trade vendors. Client projects have included WU Science Outreach, Donnelley Marketing, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Association for a Better New York, Columbia University MSc Program, Citigroup e-Citi, Fidelity Investments, GE Capital, Grand Central Partnership, IBM, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, New York City Housing Authority, Reuters America, Inc., and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Von Rohr is a member of the AIGA, the professional association for design, as well as a past education chair and president of the St. Louis Chapter. He has supported significant events including Design Week and student conferences, along with speaking at leadership and educational conferences. He is a native Spanish speaker, having grown up in Mexico.