Susan Battista

Susan Battista lives and works in a row house built in 1850 on Rutland Street. She is a principal at branding and design firm Visual Dialogue where she leads strategy and research. Visual Dialogue creates and activates brands through identities and websites, product design and merchandizing, environmental graphics and wayfinding, advertising and publication design. In 2015, Susan and her partner Fritz Klaetke created 1630 (—a unique Boston-themed retail shoppe that truly embraces the spirit of our great city. As an extension of 1630 and her placemaking expertise, Susan recently partnered with local artist Pat Falco to create the immersive art installation called “Boston Campaign Headquarters” ( Susan is an active member of the Blackstone Franklin Square Neighborhood Association and serves on their Scholarship committee. She also chaired Boston Public School’s Special Education Parents Advisory Council and is an advocate for persons with disabilities in our community

Favorite South End Spot: Flour (though it’s a little too close to my home/office)

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