Bryn Smith

Bryn Smith is a graphic designer, writer and critic. She studied
 journalism and new media at the University of Colorado and received her
 MFA in design criticism from the School of Visual Arts. Since establishing 
her New York-based design practice in 2002, she has produced award-winning
 work for a broad range of clientele, including the Clinton Foundation and Carbone 
Smolan Agency.

In 2012, Smith worked in the editorial department at Print, writing about popular culture and design, and at Pentagram, helping to
 coordinate the exhibition Double Portrait: Paula Scher and Seymour Chwast,
Graphic Designers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She was recently a
 panelist at Blunt: Explicit and Graphic Design Criticism Now, the 2013
 AIGA Design Educators Conference, and was a selected participant in 
AIGA/NY’s Fresh Blood IV. She writes about design forCore77, Designers & 
Books and L’ArcoBaleno, among others, and is currently co-authoring a book
 on legendary design practitioners to be published by Princeton
 Architectural Press.

  • BS, University of Colorado
  • MFA, School of Visual Arts, NYC


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