I am both web designer (creating elegant page layouts in Photoshop), and web developer (writing the code to bring my visions to life using HTML, CSS and jQuery).
I am passionate about drawing and designing, computers, photography and typography.
I am passionate about creating functional beauty, typography that communicates and websites that deliver results.
I started the studio, in a tiny rented office on Madison Avenue, after graduating with a BFA from Cooper Union in 1973.
At Cooper, I studied under Hannes Beckmann, the Bauhaus artist/teacher/designer who survived a Nazi concentration camp to bring the concepts of the Bauhaus school to NYC. I strive to design, create and and communicate using the principles of "less is more" and "form follows function".
I was very fortunate to work for, and learn from, some of the best people in NYC. Current & past accounts include:
I was one of the first NYC designers to begin designing magazines, typesetting annual reports and developing my own typefaces on the Mac in 1985.
I'm currently expert-level & working in: