Recognition

Collections

  • The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Architecture and Design
  • Columbia University, Butler Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection
  • The Denver Art Museum, AIGA Design Archives
  • The Newberry Library, Wing Collection
  • Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago Design Archive
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Awards

  • 2012
  • CASE Regional V
  • Webby Awards honoree
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  • 2011
  • AIGA and Design Observer 50 Books/50 Covers (2 awards)
  • George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award
  • MarComm Awards
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual (two awards)
  • STA Archive11 (four awards: 2 awards of distinction and 1 judge’s choice)
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  • 2010
  • Webby Awards Official Honoree
  • AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual
  • University and College Designers Association, Design Competition
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  • 2009
  • AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers (two awards)
  • Chicago Book Clinic
  • I.D. Magazine, Annual Design Review
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual (two awards)
  • Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago Design Archive
  • University and College Designers Association, Design Competition (two awards)
  • Webby Awards, Nominee (one of six nominees in School/University category)
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  • 2008
  • STEP Magazine, Design 100 Competition(two awards)
  • International Academy of Visual Arts W3 Awards
  • Type Directors Club 54
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual
  • AAM Museum Publications Design Competition
  • University and College Designers Association Design Competition(two awards)
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  • 2007
  • 365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 28
  • STEP Magazine, Design 100 Competition
  • Webby Awards Official Honoree
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual(four awards)
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  • 2006
  • International Academy of the Visual Arts, W3 Silver Award
  • AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers (two awards)
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual(two awards)
  • STEP Magazine, Design 100 Competition(three awards)
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  • 2005
  • 365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 26
  • American Association of Museums
  • Graphis Interactive Design
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual(two awards)
  • Type Directors Club, Jurors’ Choice
  • University & College Designers Association 35th Annual Design Competition
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  • 2004
  • 365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 25
  • Graphis Brochures 5
  • Mohawk Show 5, Best of Category, Education
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual(two awards)
  • Type Directors Club
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  • 2003
  • 365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 24 (two awards)
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual(two awards)
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  • 2002
  • AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers
  • I.D. Magazine, Annual Design Review
  • New York Book Show, First Prize
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual
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  • 2001
  • American Corporate Identity
  • AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers (two awards)
  • Society of Publication Designers
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  • 2000
  • AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers (three awards)
  • Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design, winner, honorable mention
  • Chicago Book Clinic, Award of Excellence (two awards of excellent, one honorable mention)
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual(four awards)
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  • 1999
  • American Association of Museums, First Prize Exhibition Catalogues
  • American Association of Museums, First Prize Books
  • American Association of University Presses Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, Gold Medal
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual(four awards)
  • Stiftung Buchkunst: Die Schönste Bücher aus aller Welt (bronze medal)
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  • 1998
  • American Center for Design 100
  • AIGA/Communication Graphics
  • AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers (three awards)
  • Chicago Book Clinic, Award of Excellence (three Juror’s Choice, two Awards of Excellence, one Honorable Mention)
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  • 1997
  • AIGA/Communication Graphics (two awards)
  • American Center for Design 100 (eight awards)
  • Print Magazine, Regional Design Annual
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Lectures

  • 2010
  • Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario, Lateral Thinkers Conference, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Gwen Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
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  • 2009
  • AIGA Chicago Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
  • AIGA Detriot Design Re:view, Detroit, Michigan
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Seek Design Conference, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
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  • 2008
  • AIGA Chicago Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
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  • 2007
  • University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
  • AIGA Raleigh Annual Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • AIGA Detroit Student Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
  • AIGA St. Louis Student Conference, University of Missouri at Saint Louis
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  • 2005
  • AIGA National Design Conference, Education Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts
  • AIGA Chicago 50 Books/50 Covers Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois
  • Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois
  • HOW Design Conference, Chicago, Illinois
  • Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
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  • 2004
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
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  • 2003
  • American Association of University Presses, Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • 2002
  • AIGA Chicago 50 Books/50 Covers exhibition, Chicago, Illinois
  • AIGA Voice Conference, Washington, DC
  • Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, Illinois
  • Freer Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC
  • Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • International Museum Publishing Conference, Chicago, Illinois
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  • 2001
  • College Art Association, Chicago, Illinois
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
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  • 1999
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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  • 1998
  • Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan
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  • 1998–99
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
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  • 1997–2000
  • Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • 1996
  • American Center for Design Student Conference, Chicago, Illinois
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Publications

  • Magazines
  • Novum Magazine, Germany – 2011
  • Novum Magazine, Germany – February 2007
  • Chicago Tribune Magazine, Germany – December 19, 2004
  • Eye – Vol. 12, Spring 2003
  • Graphic Design USA – Vol. 40, No. 1, January 2004
  • I.D. Magazine, Germany – Vol. 52, No. 3, May 2005, Vol. 50, No. 2, February 2003
  • Inform – Vol. 14, No. 2, 2003, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2001 (guest editor)
  • History of Photography – Vol. 26, No. 4, Fall 2001
  • Library Journal – March 1, 1997
  • Micro Publishing News – July 1998
  • Museum News – Vol. 78, No. 4, July/August 1999
  • New Art Examiner – Vol. 24, No. 5, February 1997
  • STEP Magazine – Vol. 22, No. 2, March/April 2006, Vol. 21, No. 6, November/December 2005, Vol. 21, No. 3, May/June 2005, Vol. 20, No. 3 May/June 2004
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  • Books
  • Diagraphics, HarperCollins, 2010
  • Graphic Recycling: Logo Redesigns, Rockport Publishers, 2010
  • 1000 More Graphic Elements, Rockport Publishers, 2009
  • Design Visualization, Laurence King Publishers, 2008
  • Two Colors: Low Budget, High Impact, HarperCollins, 2008
  • Young Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago’s A+D Series, 2007
  • A Designer’s Research Manual: Succeed in Design by Knowing Your Clients and What They Really Need, 2006
  • 365: AIGA Year in Design 25, 2005 (contributing author)
  • Becoming a Graphic Designer, Third Edition, 2005
  • Graphic Design America 3, 2005
  • Publication Design Workbook, 2005
  • Type Rules!, 2005
  • Citizen Designer: Perspectives on Design Responsibility, 2003
  • The Typographic Experiment, 2003
  • 365: AIGA Year in Design 22 , 2002 (contributing author)
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