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  • DESIGNER AND EDUCATOR

  • ANALOG AND DIGITAL

  • THINKING THROUGH MAKING

My Work


Ten years of experience in all facets of visual communication; specializing in design thinking, typography, publication, identity, and interaction design.

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  • Identity
  • Print
  • Web
  • App

MICA MFA Thesis Website

Web

Materials and Methods

Print

Type on Screen

Print

Status Update

Print

Status Update Website

Web

Used and Abused

Print

Housing Works

Print

Arrongant Sans

Print, Lettering

Dailies

Print

Designer Alter Ego

Web

Sotheby’s

Web, Print

ABOUT ME


I'm currently helping make learning more purposeful at IDEO in San Francisco; I’ve also worked at: VSA Partners, Pentagram, SAIC, Milwaukee Art Musuem, and JWD Creative. I received my MFA from MICA and previously a BFA from MIAD. I have also taught at MICA, SAIC, MIAD, and DePaul

EXPERTISE

Graphic design, typography, publication design, brand identity systems, user interface design, user experience design, user research, design thinking, responsive web design, exhibition design, video editing, motion graphics

TOOLS

Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Premiere Pro, HTML5, CSS3, and Sketch.

EXPERIENCE

IDEO, Senior Designer
VSA Partners, Senior Designer
Pentagram, Designer
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Art Director
Milwaukee Art Museum, Designer

EDUCATION

MFA in Graphic Design, MICA
BFA in Communication Design MIAD
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Contact


414.899.2904, bnpelsoh@gmail.com
Oakland, CA