The 2019 list of our favorite programs and institutions that prepare students to work in professional graphic design.
GDUSA spotlights designers who embrace responsibility writ large in terms of how sustainably they create and produce, as well as how, when, why and for whom they work. A special thanks to exclusive sponsor Domtar.
Civilization was built on a collaborative foundation of three, and considers building and fostering community is an integral part of its mission.
Brendan Murphy has been at Lippincott for over 23 years, helping clients visually and verbally tell their stories as a Senior Partner in the design practice.
Jessica Teal has worked for social good in roles at the U.S. House of Representatives, the DNC, Blue State Digital and the National Gallery of Art.
Lentini Design and Marketing, a woman-owned branding and marketing firm has served non-profits, public sector, and green sector clients for years.
Tandem was responsible for creating the visual identity and collateral for the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez congressional campaign in NYC’s 14th District.
Karen Kurycki is an independent art director/illustrator pursuing the twin themes of expressing ideas and working to make a difference.
Rob Jackson launched Extra Credit Projects (ECP) in 2006, and it has over 50 years combined experience and won over 300 industry awards.
Lona Bentley is a graphic designer for the Oakland County Health Division, and creates visual messages to educate and reach the public.
GDUSA adds ‘Responsible Designers’ to the editorial mix, growing organically out of our Green Design annual feature.
Stock visuals remain a vital creative resource for graphic designers, transitioning over decades from marginal to mainstream to essential.
Celery Design Collaborative was founded in 1997 to focus on creating communications that have a positive impact in the world.
Design for Good was started by Mark Haak in 2007 to work with charities, non-profits and businesses that believe creativity has enormous power for change, and that strong design can move people and get results.
Cast Iron Design is a multi-disciplinary graphic design studio in Boulder CO primarily focusing on branding.
Rachel Martin is the design director of Rachel Martin Design, a sustainable and socially responsible design studio that works with conscious businesses who are committed to social value and want to create a better world.
Kimberly Dow approaches eco-consciousness as an ongoing learning experience, and brings that to her firm, Kalico Design.
Lennie Gray Mowris’ design career grew out of a desire to create artistic communications that serve people and their environment.
Chris Hershey has devoted her career to using creative skills to help nonprofits, issue-oriented and other progressive organizations soar.
As the design director for the Southern Poverty Law Center, Russel has made it a personal mission to use the highest quality visuals as a tool to elevate our voice.
Hersick + Webster is a full service design and brand communications studio with a mission to add little good to the world through design.
Eclipse Marketing & Advertising believes social responsibility starts with developing and maintaining a culture of teamwork.