who we are

F&F is an educational design consultancy creating purposeful communications, instruction, and space.

Form (verb)

To construct with elegance and meaning, often pulling from multiple sources to do so.

Faculty (noun)

    1. A teaching and administrative staff.
    2. An innate ability or capacity.

    Faculty is derived from the latin "facere", which means to create or make.

    Located in Philadelphia, Form & Faculty has been working in the education field since 2010. Through our work, we seek to develop human-centered learning solutions for the problems and purposes of the present.

    Using a process based in design thinking, our interdisciplinary team helps educational organizations solve complex challenges pertaining to communications, physical space, and instruction.

    In 2012, Form & Faculty earned Certified B-Corporation status, meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability.

    Our process is based in design thinking, a human-centered approach to problem solving.

    UNDERSTAND

    We learn about you and your users through research and empathy.

    DEFINE

    We synthesize our research and document where problems exist.

    CREATE

    We prototype a range of physical or digital prototypes that could address the problem.

    REFINE

    We refine the strongest concepts based on feedback from you and your users.

    DELIVER

    We finalize, produce, and deliver a useful and compelling outcome.

    EVALUATE

    We monitor and assess your outcome.

    Our SERVICES

    Communications

    • Identity Systems & Guidelines
    • Admissions Materials
    • Fundraising Materials
    • Reports, Magazines, Publications
    • Website Design & Development

    Instruction

    • Curriculum Toolkits
    • Professional Development
    • Educational Outreach Programs
    • Assessment Mechanisms
    • Learning Products

    Space

    • Interior Renovations
    • Makerspaces
    • Space Improvement Audits
    • Environmental Graphics
    • Signage & Wayfinding

    Our office is located in a redesigned 1870's church.

    F&F's space has been lovingly converted into modern, creative office space. Many of the original details have been preserved or repurposed, such as the original pipe organ which now serves as lighting fixtures throughout the space.

    Our Clients

    We work with universities, schools, non-profits, government & more

    • AltSchool
    • Bensalem School District
    • Bionic
    • Breaker
    • Center for Architecture + Design
    • Columbia University
    • Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications
    • Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
    • Department of Making + Doing
    • Drury Design
    • Drexel University
    • d. School at Stanford University
    • EwingCole
    • The Fenn School
    • The Franklin Institute
    • Friends' Central School
    • Girls, Inc.
    • Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline
    • Glen Urquhart School
    • The Haverford School
    • Hendrick Motorsports
    • Kid Made Modern
    • Mercy Career and Technical High School
    • The Moody's Foundation
    • Mural Arts Program
    • National Guard
    • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
    • Perkiomen Valley School District
    • Proctor & Gamble
    • Parkhill, Smith & Cooper
    • Public Workshop
    • SALT¬†Design
    • Temple University
    • University City Science Center
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • University of the Arts
    • Westfield Friends' School