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Owner & Creative Director

Jenny is a visual designer and design educator with over 25 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, and Bath & Body Works. 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. 

In 1996, Jenny 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, IU Foundation, and the Grunwald Gallery of Art.

Jenny recently finished designing the signage and way-finding for the new Southwest Branch of the Monroe County Public Library—which opened in June—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, Human Computer Interaction Design, and 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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