Each year, GDUSA highlights creative and thought leaders who use design principles, talents and skills to help make the world a better and more sustainable place as they see it. DOMTAR is the exclusive sponsor.
Shane Lukas founded A Great Idea as a vessel to share and grow creative skills and provide design support for organizations
Gail savors the passion inside organizations who advocate for improving lives and seeing change in communities
Krystal Pratt is an award-winning designer and creative director with over 16-years of experience in editorial design
Andrei Dominiq’s creative practice, James Junk, has fused his design powers with brands that lead with openness and social impact
Susan Kelley has been professionally involved in advertising, marketing, and communications for over four decades
Eason Yang is a designer, creative director, and educator who founded Not Entirely Dead, a social enterprise championing cancer survivors
Annabel Mangold (she/her) is an award-winning designer and strategist who partners with mission-driven clients and causes
Rachel Martin is an award-winning designer, founder and entrepreneur passionate about sustainability
Anne Marino is a seasoned freelance art director and strategic storyteller whose award-winning work spans the profit and nonprofit sectors
Monique Maloney is the director of graphic design at Prison Fellowship, a nonprofit organization that helps people in prison and their families
The Republik is a team of free thinkers willing to push one another to meaningfully impact lives and help underdogs everywhere defy the odds
GDUSA presents our 60 favorite institutions or programs that prepare students to work in professional graphic design.
The 2023 Print Design Survey, a tradition that began in 1963. Results will be featured in June in print and online.
Frank William Miller, Jr. has more than 15 years of design and art direction experience in both corporate and entertainment sectors.
Greg Gibson and Nate Spees are brand strategists at San Diego-based design agency Grizzly, a people-first independent creative agency dedicated to partnering with adventurous brands.
Elmarie Jara (she/her/hers) is an award-winning Filipina American graphic designer specializing in brand development, editorial design, and visual marketing communications.
Stitzlein Studio is a Bay Area brand and typeface design practice, led by husband and wife team Leslie and Joe Stitzlein.
Caspar Lam and YuJune Park are the founders of Synoptic Office, a New York City and Hong Kong-based design consultancy.
Andy Dutlinger started his career as a graphic designer, then became an art director, then became a creative director.