McBean Featured in Threaded magazine

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McBean Featured in Threaded magazine

The latest issue of Threaded magazine, features a typographic essay written and designed by CalArts faculty member Michael Worthington. The piece is set in McBean, a type family based on the CalArts logo which I commissioned to serve as the Institute’s official typeface while serving as CalArts’ director of creative services. McBean, designed by CalArts alumnus Benjamin ...

DISTINC_ Better Communication for a Better World.

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in News | No Comments
DISTINC_ Better Communication for a Better World.

I’m excited to announce that I’ve just accepted a new position with DISTINC_. The Pasadena-based firm specializes in branding and marketing for non-profit organizations. I’ll be joining the team as Art Director. I’m looking forward to helping shape communications for the many amazing organizations that work with Distinc to bring their message to the world! ...

UCDA Design Awards Honor CalArts Admission Campaign

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UCDA Design Awards Honor CalArts Admission Campaign

CalArts’ 2013 student recruitment campaign was recently honored with a pair of awards from the University and College Designers Association (UCDA). The suite of recruitment materials, which I designed in collaboration with Roman Jaster, garnered both a Silver Award and an an Award of Excellence. The winning pieces, along with the other winners of the 2013 UCDA Design Awards, will ...

CASE Circle of Excellence Awards

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in News | No Comments
CASE Circle of Excellence Awards

As part of its annual Circle of Excellence Awards, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recently awarded a bronze medal to the suite of student recruitment materials Roman Jaster and I designed for the California Institute of the Arts’ 2013–15 recruitment cycle. The awards honor projects that “epitomize the profession’s best practices”. The admissions suite ...

Information Graphics

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 in News | No Comments
Information Graphics

Sandra Regen’s Information Graphics, recently published by Tachen, features a piece designed by myself and Colleen Corcoran for GOOD magazine on the history of the automobile (see the piece here). In addition to showcasing contemporary work in the field of information design, the book also presents a fascinating historical perspective on the subject, highlighting the ...

Big City Forum: Design Thinking

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in News | No Comments
Big City Forum: Design Thinking

I will be appearing tomorrow night as part of Big City Forum’s Design Thinking Panel at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena. The panel is the third conversation in BCF’s Mapping LA series, a set of four discursive events that feature speakers from a similar creative practice sharing a lively discussion around livability, sustainability, ...

Print Regional Design Annual

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012 in News | No Comments
Print Regional Design Annual

Not Enough to Waste, a publication designed by Colleen Corcoran and myself for the Green LA Coalition, was recently included by Print magazine in their 31st annual Regional Design Annual. The piece, which Colleen and I also contributed to the writing of, provides a concise overview of Los Angeles’ water policy and presents opportunities for securing ...

Stagecoaches & Dinosaurs: Recent Exhibition Design Projects

Posted by on Oct 1, 2011 in News | No Comments
Stagecoaches & Dinosaurs: Recent Exhibition Design Projects

If you live in the LA area I encourage you to check out two recently opened exhibitions which I had a hand in designing. The first, Improbable Gateway: The Los Angeles Transportation Legacy opened at The Banning Museum in Wilmington this August. The design of the exhibit —which tells the story of the development of ...

PechaKucha #27: BLINK

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in News | No Comments
PechaKucha #27: BLINK

I will be appearing tomorrow night as part of PechaKucha #27: BLINK presented by Behance/AIGA LA and the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture & Urban Design. What is it? PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It has turned into ...

2010 California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction

Posted by on Jul 30, 2010 in News | No Comments
2010 California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction

I was honored to have my Better Bikeways initiative (a proposed redesign of LA’s bike route signage) chosen for inclusion in the 2010 California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction. The exhibition is on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art through October 31st, and features a host of other interesting projects in the fields of Graphic ...

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