Derek is one of the founding members and a senior designer at Herter Design Group, a graphic design firm specializing in environmental graphics, wayfinding, signage, and branding. He is currently working on projects ranging from multiple buildings for New York-Presbyterian; a new museum honoring the legacy of Motown in Detroit; and the first Sunrise assisted living facility in Manhattan.
Previously, Derek Koch was a designer at Poulin + Morris Inc. responsible for project design, management, and coordination. His work included comprehensive environmental graphics and wayfinding sign programs for Constitution Wharf, 425 Park Avenue, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York -Presbyterian, Princeton University, and 390 Madison Avenue; an environmental graphics program for The Juilliard School; and a comprehensive branding program for the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Derek graduated from Rowan University in New Jersey, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design.