Claudine Jaenichen


Claudine Jaenichen
Professor of Design, Chapman University,
California, USA

Executive Board of Directors, Design Network for Emergency Management
IIID Executive Board

What is the motivation to work in information design?

Advocacy trough based evidence-based practice and principles.

What are you working on at the moment?

I am working with Design Network for Emergency Management creating tsunami and wildfire evacuation communication guidelines for emergency management for the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Management.

What is a project you consider a great example of information design?

A Better A&E led by PearsonLloyd, Medicine for People initiative led by David Sless and the Communication Research Institute, NYC Live Subway Map by Gary Hustwit/Work & Co., and Simple Action reports led by Rob Waller and the Simplification Centre.

What is your dream project?

To develop a federal committee dedicated to ensuring that evidence-design practices and principles are leveraged into policy and standards for  public communication for emergency preparedness and response.