Spotlight: Morgynn Wiley

A Chicago-based designer shares how she got her start.

Morgynn Wiley in SOM’s Chicago office. Photo © SOM
Photo courtesy Morgynn Wiley
Rendering of 400 Lake Shore Drive. Image © Related Midwest

The culture of the office really fosters a sense of community. People want to support you to do your best work and to grow in your career.

The most challenging part of working here is distilling the different options and design ideas that everyone comes up with. There are so many ideas floating around, but the reality is you have to narrow down the options to produce a project. That can be quite a nerve-racking experience for someone who’s creative.

Morgynn in Abu Dhabi with Tutu the camel. Photo courtesy Morgynn Wiley

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