Ryan Sullivan

Ryan Sullivan

Portland, OR, US



Paste in Place is a graphic design and illustration studio led by Ryan Sullivan. His work focuses on projects at the intersection of graphic design, information visualization, landscape and urbanism. The work aspires to use visual language to improve our collective understanding of the built environment, encourage dialogue and provoke debate.

Ryan Sullivan founded Paste in Place in 2010. He has worked in the United States and abroad with a variety of clients including the National Park Service, the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the Boston Transportation Department, Architecture Boston magazine, the City of Portland, the Coalition for a Livable Future, the Portland Sustainability Institute, OHSU, and MIT. He worked as an information designer and urbanist at Utile Architecture + Planning from 2007-10. Concurrently, Ryan taught courses on information graphics and wayfinding in both the School of Architecture and Art & Design Department at Northeastern University. In 2005, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to work with Jan Gehl at the Center for Public Space Research in Copenhagen.



Paste in Place, Creative Director

Sep 2010 - current


University of Maryland, MArch, Architecture

Sep 1997 - May 2003