Museum Design: Steve Harding
Steve Harding, principal of Steve Harding Design, Inc., is responsible for the concept, creation and implementation of the Kenedy Ranch Museum of South Texas. He has designed exhibits for museums, zoos, parks and other educational entertainment venues throughout Texas, as well as in California and Asia. Among his Texas projects are the State of Texas Visitor Center in the Old General Land Office Building in Austin, the Nolan Ryan Center in Alvin, Museum of the Coastal Bend in Victoria, the Wortham World of Primates and the Houston Zoological Gardens.
Harding is a graduate of Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia College of Art where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. He also studied at Allegemeine Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, Switzerland. Prior to founding his own firm, he was senior vice president and design director of the graphics division of 3D/International. His work has been recognized with design awards from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the New York Art Directors Club, American Corporate Identity, Rice Design Alliance, Print Case Books and Industrial Design Magazine.