Yogi Berra said ‘you can observe a lot by watching.’ For six decades, we have been ‘on watch’ – tracking, noting, celebrating the vital and evolving role of print and paper in service of graphic communications. Sponsor of our 60th annual reader survey is BILLERUD.
GDUSA presents our 60 favorite institutions or programs that prepare students to work in professional graphic design.
GDUSA highlights creative and thought leaders who use design principles, talents and skills to make the world a better place as they see it.
Frank William Miller, Jr. has more than 15 years of design and art direction experience in both corporate and entertainment sectors.
Kurt Niedermeier is an award-winning graphic designer who partners with clients around the world to help them deliver on mission, achieve greater impact, and simply put, make things better.
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.
Stitzlein Studio is a Bay Area brand and typeface design practice, led by husband and wife team Leslie and Joe Stitzlein.
Talia Cotton is a designer, coder, and educator specializing in the intersection of branding and technology.
Caspar Lam and YuJune Park are the founders of Synoptic Office, a New York City and Hong Kong-based design consultancy.
John Avila launched Avila Creative in 2011 after 18 years as a senior executive in the Creative group at Edelman
Audrey Musal is a graphic designer based in the Indianapolis area, working at Connection Pointe Christian Church.
Ali Borowsky is the Founder and CEO of Find Your Anchor, a grassroots movement aimed at suicide prevention and awareness.
Kellye works for The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, one of the world’s most respected centers dedicated to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention.
Christine balances the practical with the conceptual; experimentation with experience; research with results.
Renée is Associate Professor of Visual Communication Design at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Selena has a passion for making space for BIPOC-owned small businesses, nonprofits, creatives, boutiques, celebrities, and organizations that promote culture and empowerment.
Responsible Designers To Watch recognizes that creative professionals are embracing responsibility writ large in terms of how, when, why, and for whom they work.