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365 HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
KEITH BOWMAN, THE DESIGN BUREAU OF AMERIKA
WWW.THEDESIGNBUREAUOFAMERIKA.COM
Keith Bowman has more than twenty years of experience in all aspects of graphic
design. Four of those years were spent teaching advanced-level design courses
at Montgomery County Community College outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
His unique ability to conceptualize and present solid design imagery has been the
constant hallmark of his work throughout his career.
VICTOR BURTON, VICTOR BURTON DESIGN GRÁFICO LTDA
Victor Burton is director of Victor Burton Design Gráfico Ltda, in Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil, which principally is involved in editorial and environmental design. He began
his career working for the Franco Maria Ricci publishing house in Milan, Italy, where
he created his first book covers. He has completed more than 2,500 book covers and
180 luxury book projects. He was twice awarded by the Bienal de Design Gráfico and
won the National Book Chamber of Brazil Prize for best book cover eight times.
CASEY CAPLOWE
WWW.GOOD.IS
Casey Caplowe is the creative director and cofounder of GOOD, a magazine about
the people, ideas, and institutions driving change in the world. GOOD was named
one of the hottest magazine launches of 2006 by Media Industry Newsletter and Mr.
Magazine. GOOD is expanding its coverage of the Web, video, live events, and feature
and documentary films. Caplowe was instrumental in developing the editorial vision as
well as the look and feel of the GOOD brand, and he helped create the Choose GOOD
Campaign, which donates every $25 (US) subscription fee to a nonprofit organization
of the subscriber’s choice.
ART CHANTRY, ART CHANTRY DESIGN
Art Chantry began his life as a designer in the Seattle area, where
he worked with musicians and record labels in developing a signature style for the
grunge movement of the 1990s. He was art director of the alternative weekly, The
Rocket, and also developed a body of work for Seattle independent record label, Sub
Pop. He has recently relocated to St. Louis, where he continues to work as a freelancer.
His monograph Some People Can’t Surf (2001) is available from Chronicle Press.
MARGO CHASE, CHASE DESIGN GROUP
WWW.CHASEDESIGNGROUP.COM
Margo Chase founded the Chase Design Group twenty-three years ago. Noted early
on for designing hundreds of logos and identities for clients such as Madonna, Cher,
and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the company is now equally well known for corporate
identities, packaging and product design, motion graphics, advertising, and interior
design. Widely recognized by many awards and accolades, Margo Chase was
originally trained to be a veterinarian.
SETH CHEEKS, CREATETHE GROUP
WWW.CREATETHEGROUP.COM
Seth Cheeks, formerly of CheekyDSN, is the art director at Createthe Group, a design
firm that strives to deliver innovative, forward-thinking, and emotional campaigns,
communications platforms and commerce solutions in the wealth of emerging digital,
mobile, and social media technologies. Some companies that Seth has worked with
are MTV Networks, JWT, R/GA, The Chopping Block, Interscope, 3Sixteen, S.C.
Johnson, Nokia and Nike.
ROBERTO DE VICQ DE CUMPTICH
WWW.DEVICQ.COM
Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich is from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He received his MFA from
the Pratt Institute and, after ten years in branding, Web, and magazine design, he
began working primarily with publishing houses in New York, first as creative director
for Random House and then HarperCollins. He now has his own design studio where
he develops an array of projects, from branding to typeface design. He has received
numerous design awards, and his book, Bembo’s Zoo, written for his daughter, was a
finalist for the Newbery Award. He lectures and speaks frequently on design topics.
DAVID ALBERTSON, ALBERTSON DESIGN
WWW.ALBERTSONDESIGN.COM
David Albertson founded Albertson Design in 1995. There he leads a diverse range of
projects from new magazine launches to large-scale identity and brand communications
efforts. Albertson Design developed the launch of Make and Craft magazines as well as
created the identity for the Aspen Art Museum and an annual report for HP.
ALAN AND AMANDA ALTMAN, A3 DESIGN
WWW.A3-DESIGN.COM
A3 Design is a family-owned design studio specializing in the most important asset to
your company: your brand. With a focus on value, clear communication and company
culture, we build visual experiences your company can grow from, your audience
relates to and your employees are proud of. We feel the dynamic of a husband and
wife team creates a devil’s advocate approach that benefits every project. Every
decision is questioned, debated and justified. Amanda and Alan Altman head a team
that continues to add value to their client’s businesses with wow! experiences.
ANDY ALTMAN, WHY NOT ASSOCIATES
WWW.WHYNOTASSOCIATES.COM
Andy Altmann and David Ellis are the brains of Why Not Associates, a twenty-three-
year-old firm that has left its mark across a wide swath of projects in the United
Kingdom and beyond. Their unorthodox style of working, their varied client list, and
their experimentation in a variety of media give their work a distinct—but never
predictable—look. Their monograph, Why Not, was published by Booth-Clibborn
Editions in 1997 and in 2004 Why Not Associates 2: Graphic Design, Film, and
Photography was published.
DOUG BARTOW, ID29
WWW.ID29.COM
id29 is a brand and communication design studio driven by intelligence, hard work,
common sense and the understanding that exceptional design and creative is a
competitive asset. Our capabilities include brand identity, communication design, web
design and development, and creative technologies. Our clients are household names,
multi-billion dollar internationals, mid-sized companies, institutions, organizations and
entrepreneurs. We work with remarkable people who demand remarkable results and
loathe mediocrity.
DONOVAN N. BEERY, ELEVEN19 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
WWW.ELEVEN19.COM
Donovan N. Beery oversees all creative development at Eleven19 Communications,
Inc., in Omaha, Nebraska. He previously served as the Web designer at Union
Pacific and the corporate identity and Web designer at Nexterna. He teaches visual
communications at Metropolitan Community College, has lectured on Web design
at Creighton University, and proudly served seven years on the board of directors
for AIGA Nebraska. He currently co-hosts The Reflex Blue Show with Nate Voss and
Donovan Beery, www.36point.com/the_reflex_blue_show.html.
JAMES BENNET
WWW.THEATLANTIC.COM
Before joining The Atlantic staff, James Bennet was the Jerusalem bureau chief for
the New York Times. During his three years in Israel, his coverage of the Middle East
conflict was widely acclaimed for its balance and sensitivity. Bennet, a graduate of
Yale University, began his journalism career at the Washington Monthly. Prior to his
work in Jerusalem, he served as the Times’ White House correspondent.
NICOLE BLOCK, NICEVENTS
WWW.NIC-EVENTS.NET
Nicole Block is a designer and illustrator, living and working in Brooklyn, New York.
She works mostly with stationery and branding and is very happy to be able to hand
pick her projects and clients, allowing her final products to be much more interesting
and personal. She finds inspiration from her designer husband David Block and her
beautiful daughter, Anna Jae.
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