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Owner & Creative Director

Jenny is a graphic designer and design educator with over 20 years of experience. After completing her MFA in graphic design, she worked professionally in the publishing industry and at design firms in Cincinnati and Chicago where her clients included Target, American Girl, Bath & Body Works, and Simon and Schuster. Her work has been featured in Print and Step-By-Step Graphics magazines and included in shows by the AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts), the Chicago Book Clinic, and the Art Directors Club of Cincinnati. 

Jenny is a design entrepreneur and business owner. In 1996, she established her design studio, Jenny El-Shamy Design, LLC, a registered State of Indiana woman-owned business, where she works with a broad range of clients including the Eskenazi Museum of Art, Cook Medical, Inc., McGraw-Hill Publishing, the Indiana State Resource Center for Autism, the Monroe County Chapter of NOW (National Organization for Women), and the Grunwald Gallery of Art.

Jenny is currently working on a variety of design projects including signage and way-finding for the new Southwest Branch of the Monroe County Public Library—set to open in fall 2022—with Matheu Architects, PC.

Jenny is a Senior Lecturer in the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University, where she teaches courses in Visual Design, Multimedia, Arts, and Technology.


Jenny El-Shamy


We Specialize in Identity & Branding, Print Design, Environmental Design
& Design for Social Impact

Selected Clients

- Grunwald Gallery of Art

- Cook Medical, Inc.

- Eskenazi Museum of Art

- McGraw-Hill Publishing

- IU Foundation

- Kehrer Verlag Publishing

- Uptown Cafe

- Constellation Stage+Screen

- Kelley School of Business

- Matheu Architects, PC

- Limestone Post Magazine

- IU Alumni Association

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