In 1977, Nick Seay founded the highly successful Washington, D.C. visual communications firm Seay Design Office. In 1987, Nick, along with Jack Beveridge, joined forces to form Beveridge Seay, Inc.
Nick is considered a specialist in corporate brand and identity systems. He has developed extensive identity projects for Exxon Mobil Corporation, USAirways, National Rehabilitation Hospital, the Jesuit Conference of the United States and numerous corporations, associations and non-profit organizations. He has also lectured on identity systems at many institutions, corporations and universities.
Nick has received over two hundred national and international awards for communication excellence and has served as a juror for major international exhibitions. His work is included in the Library of Congress Permanent Collection. Nick is a member of the Design Management Institute and the American Institute of Graphic Arts, serving four years as the president of the AIGA Washington Chapter.
Nick received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, and a Masters of Architecture. He was awarded a Graphic Design Fellowship and an Architecture Fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and received a Teaching Fellowship from the University of Virginia. Mr. Seay has taught architecture and graphic design at the graduate school of the University of Virginia and undergraduate schools of Virginia Commonwealth University, Corcoran School of Art, and Northern Virginia Community College.