Irina Koryagina

Irina Koryagina is a young New York based designer, born and raised in Siberia. She works in the fields of graphic, exhibition, wayfinding, environmental, book, typeface, and identity design. Currently a lead designer at C&G Partners, Irina builds and implements visual systems for museums and other educational and cultural institutions by day, and experiments with type and lettering by night.

She was previously a designer at Pentagram, for partner Paula Scher, and at wayfinding consultancy City ID before that. Irina holds MFA in Graphic Design from Novosibirsk Academy of Architecture and Fine Arts, and completed a summer residency in type design at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

She’s been lucky to work with the likes of Foster + Partners, SOM, Citibank, The New School, The New York Yankees, The New York Times Book Review, New York State Parks, Washington University in St. Louis, SHoP Architects, Moscow Department of Transportation, and others. She has lectured, held workshops, and delivered remarks extensively at Russian universities, private companies, and a wine bar. She also wrote a preface for a book called Exhibition Art: Graphics and Space Design, and took home a SEGD Merit Award, a Sign Design Award and some other ones.