Like father, like daughter. That’s high praise for Miriam Walsh Lisco, whose dad, the late and fabled Frederick Walsh, was one of Seattle’s most respected designers. Miriam has built Walsh Design on the firm foundation her dad established and revels in each new challenge. Miriam joined the firm in 1963 and apprenticed under Fred and his talented staff until Fred passed away in 1982. She has since operated as its principal for 27 years. The introduction of computers in the 80s did not affect Miriam’s approach to design – an intellectual approach. Blessed with great powers of concentration and an analytical mind, she works the design out in her head before committing anything to paper. She has capitalized on her highly developed design capabilities, respect for others, intelligence, sense of humor, dedication to the work ethic and strong organizational and business skills.
Miriam has won an impressive number of prestigious awards during her 46-year career and has gained a reputation for excellence. As member of The Rotary Club of Seattle, Miriam has a deep commitment to the community. She has annually donated design services to a multitude of non-profit organizations throughout the Northwest. Miriam attended Holy Names Academy and the University of Washington. She has two grown daughters, and a grandson.
Lisco’s dedication to being positive has helped her create her own place in her field. She does not stand in the shadow of her legendary father but in the forefront of today’s most talented and accomplished designers. Miriam and Fred are featured on the website marketingimmortals.com, a website with the intent to preserve the memories of those who have contributed so much to their various fields of endeavor.
Miriam’s daughter Lisa is now a third generation member of the firm. Lisa joined the firm in 1993 as a project manager and customer service representative.
She then tutored under staff and management until she developed into a seasoned designer and production assistant. She now brings technical skills and fresh creative talent to the firm.
Lisa has been taught the same principles that have maintained the firm’s reputation for brand consistency, timeless design and consistent quality.