Teman Evans received his MArch with advanced placement from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design in 2004, during which time he was nominated for a Fulbright Fellowship and his thesis work was nominated for the prestigious James Templeton Kelly Thesis Prize. He holds a summa cum laude B.S. in architecture with an A.A. in music theory from the University of Florida.
Teman has worked for Rem Koolhaas’ Office for Metropolitan Architecture in the Netherlands, and he has also been featured in multiple media outlets, including Time Magazine, Wallpaper, The New York Times, New York Magazine and on the HGTV television network’s popular series, Design Star.
Teman also combined his fascination with the intersection of design, branding, and popular culture into a unique architecture practice based from New York City. He was the CEO of DIOSCURI, a product design and brand consulting office that he co-founded with his identical twin brother, Teran Evans. His clients included major television networks and DIOSCURI’s brand was on the shelves of hundreds of department stores in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The office’s work has also appeared on the programs of several TV networks, including multiple MTV shows, FOX’s American Idol, The Rachael Ray Show and multiple features on the Oprah Winfrey Show. DIOSCURI has now evolved into Begat, a global brand consultancy whose diverse client roster includes Verizon FiOS, American Express, the Scripps television network, Nordstrom, Coca-Cola, Starbucks, the Marriott Hotel Group, and several Condé Nast media brands.
Teman also leverages his experience in the hospitality, retail, entertainment, and CPG industries as the Vice President and Director of Branding at Foote, Cone and Belding (FCB), an award-winning communications and advertising agency with offices in nearly 100 countries. At FCB, Teman leads the Branding Group’s strategy team in the development of comprehensive brand strategy, including brand identity, naming and nomenclature, brand architecture, and packaging innovation for a diverse cross-section of global brands.