1,600 people in 24 cities living 4 values for 1 goal:
To use design to help our clients succeed.

We create exceptional environments that meet our clients' most complex design challenges.

We inspire people through our work by expressing timeless cultural, organizational and personal values.

We connect people and place with ideas that come from many minds and imaginations.

We care about serving our clients, enriching lives, improving communities and protecting our natural environment through design.

We are a global architecture, design, engineering and planning firm.

60+ Years of Design + Innovation
Regional Leaders

Emily Payne SEGD, AIGA

Regional Leader of Experience Design
Kansas City

+1 816 472 3219


Emily Payne

Emily Payne, SEGD, AIGA, is a regional leader for HOK’s Experience Design group in Kansas City.

With roots in graphic design and a 15-year history of designing for the built environment, Emily leads many Experience Design projects. She manages communication flow among project stakeholders, architectural and interior design partners, engineers and fabricators/installers. Emily also has broad experience integrating environmental graphics, wayfinding, signage, specialty graphics and exhibits across a wide range of projects. 

She is a member of the Society of Experiential Graphic Design and AIGA, the Professional Association for Design.