The thinking, design and creative application of technology to our clients’ online projects is developed solely by the team at Panoptic.Richard Kauffman, Principal
Richard Kauffman is, most likely, the first person you’ll meet from Panoptic. Rick will help you isolate your online objectives and provide all the resources and guidance you’ll need throughout the project.
Richard holds a BFA in Painting from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, and an MFA in Photography from SUNY, in Buffalo, NY. Richard taught photography, design and art history at Lake Placid School of Art, where he chaired the Photography Department. He later served on the faculties of SUNY, Albany and Plattsburg, as well as Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia. Richard’s photographs have been published extensively in some of the country’s most prestigious books and magazines. He partnered with Pat Duci in 1985 to form ArtAttack Studios. As web design and development began to dominate their assignments, Richard and Pat launched Panoptic in 1994. Richard has directed many computer/graphic design seminars, and is the past president of the Board of Directors, Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts.Patrick Duci, Principal
Patrick Duci is responsible for the creative supervision of each assignment and guides the visual design from initial concept through deployment of your online project.
Pat graduated from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art with a BFA in Graphic Design. Pat’s marketing communications experience was honed at Ziff-Davis Publications (TV Guide, Car & Driver, Psychology Today) and at many of the leading advertising agencies in Philadelphia. Strong conceptual thinking and meticulous execution is reflected in Pat’s design work in both electronic and print formats. From corporate identity programs to web sites, from consumer and trade advertising to intranet projects, from direct mail to extranet assignments, Pat’s experience and design skills are clearly evident in every Panoptic online solution.Nancy Kauffman, Office Manager
Nancy Kauffman is Panoptic’s office manager and the glue that holds everything together. Although Panoptic is driven by its creativity and technological expertise, Nancy is the person who keeps things running smoothly.
Nancy graduated with a BS in Elementary Education from State University College of New York in Buffalo. For thirteen years, Nancy taught elementary school in Buffalo and Saranac Lake, NY. Nancy joined the staff at Panoptic in 1990 as Office Manager, and is charged with all of the company’s administrative and financial responsibilities.