Sagi Haviv (born 1974 in Israel) is a New York-based graphic designer and a partner in the design firm Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv. He is best known for having designed the trademarks and visual identities for a diverse array of institutions such as the Library of Congress, Conservation International, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Harvard University Press, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, the International Tchaikovsky Competition, and others, as well as for international commercial brands such as Armani Exchange.
Sagi designed the award-winning animation “Logomotion,” a ten-minute tribute to the firm’s famous trademarks that was not only the first animated trademark sequence of such scope, but also introduced a new approach to showcasing a firm’s portfolio. Sagi’s other motion graphics work includes the opening sequences for PBS documentary series such as Carrier, Circus, and Half The Sky.
Sagi joined the firm in 2003 after graduating from The Cooper Union School of Art. He teaches Visual Identity Design at The School of Visual Arts in New York City. A frequent speaker, Sagi has given lectures and conducted workshops at AIGA conferences, the HOW conference, the Onassis Foundation, as well as at design schools and institutions around the world.
Sagi is coauthor of Identify: Basic Principles of Identity Design in the Iconic Trademarks of Chermayeff & Geismar (Print Publishers, 2011).