MARY KATE MCDEVITT

February 6th, 2013


Mary Kate McDevitt is a letterer and illustrator living and working in Portland, OR. Mary Kate graduated from Tyler School of Art in 2007 with a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration. She worked as a designer at a studio in Lancaster, PA for 2 years. In 2010, Mary Kate moved out to Portland, OR to pursue a career as a freelance illustrator and artist. MORE…

HELLO MULLER – TOM MULLER

January 28th, 2013


Tom Muller is a Belgian-born, London-based graphic designer who is no stranger to multitasking or collaborative projects. After receiving his MA in Graphic and Advertising Design from Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts, he’s held positions at Vir2L Studios Europe and Mam Tor™ Publishing, regularly conspires on web- and print-based projects with artist Ashley Wood and currently serves as Creative Director at Kleber Design Ltd. Behance sat down with Tom to hear his thoughts on organization, his creative process and positive client interactions. MORE…

TYLER FINCK

January 14th, 2013


Hailing from Ithaca, NY Tyler Finck began his creative explorations as a film student before turning to design. Now, he wields a dashing portfolio of interesting projects that range from music albums to font faces. Although we encounter some technical difficulty (lag) during our talk, he charms the audience with his unassuming demeanor. MORE…

HYPERAKT – DEROY PERAZA

January 5th, 2013


Hyperakt is an independent NYC design firm with a passion for creating work that effects change in the world around us: meaningful design for the common good. …MORE

BRENDAN SHANLEY – LOST IN PRINT

November 28th, 2012

Brendan is a designer and photographer from Chicago. Through his passion for music, he tells us about his Kickstarter project to publish a photography book showcasing his group’s best work. Lost In Concert is a web publication focused on the live music experience. We strive to capture once in a lifetime concert moments in photos and print in an effort to keep the concert experience alive forever. MORE…

JASON PAMENTAL

November 20th, 2012


Jason Pamental has worked on the web since 1994. With a background in design and an intimate understanding of technology and its application on the web, he has led creative and technical teams for NFL and America’s Cup teams, Fortune 25 and technology corporations and many other clients, serving in both creative and technical roles. A passionate advocate of web standards and accessibility, Jason embraces new developments in web typography and responsive design as the next logical evolution in usability, search and maintenance of complex web systems. MORE…

RANDY J. HUNT

November 12th, 2012


Randy is currently Creative Director at Etsy. Prior to Etsy, he co-founded Supermarket, a curated design marketplace. Originally from Orlando, FL, he relocated to New York City
to earn an MFA in Design from the School of Visual Arts. MORE…

ERIK MARINOVICH

November 7th, 2012

Erik Marinovich is a letterer and designer based in San Francisco. He is a co-founder of Friends of Type and has worked for clients such as New York Times, New York Magazine, Newsweek, The Atlantic Monthly, Wired, Metropolis magazine, GAP, Diageo, Nike; while also freelancing for various studios such as: Landor, Brand Union, Greatworks, Anomaly in New York. He was recently named LetterCult’s Person of the Year 2011 and in 2012 co-founded Titlecase, a lettering and design studio with fellow letterer Jessica Hische. MORE…

DAVID SCHWEN

October 22nd, 2012


His work does all the talking… until now.
David is a designer, art director, illustrator, + artist. His work does all the talking… until now. We chat for a quick hour about the plethora of work he’s done on Threadless, for agencies and for himself. David’d Make Something Cool Everyday project has helped fuel the recognition he gets that now leads to illustration jobs for magazines like Wired. His strongest message of the night was about how you “Have to fail a lot before you can succeed.” MORE…

SAMANTHA WARREN

October 17th, 2012


I LOVE FUSING SMART CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE, STANDARDS-BASED, accessible web design. I know that listening, understanding business and user experience goals, and adhering to standards are keys to well-executed design online. On the internet I most often frequent Twitter, Dribbble, and Instagram but can regularly be found on LinkedIn, Lanyrd, and Slideshare. Let’s be friends :-) MORE…