Partner, Chermayeff & Geismar
BFA Design


BA, Brown University; MFA, Yale University

Clients include

Museum of Modern Art; Smithsonian Institution; Univision; Rockefeller Center; PBS; Burlington Industries; Best Products; Gemini Consulting; Xerox; New York University; National Park Service; Mobil; National Aquarium, Baltimore; Library of Congress; Brown University; Armani Exchange; Southern Poverty Law Center; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Conservation International; Tennessee Aquarium; Princeton University Press; Women’s Tennis Association; United Nations Development Programme

Group exhibitions include

The Cooper Union; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo; Centro, Mexico City; Pera Museum, Istanbul; AIGA

Collections include

Museum of Modern Art; Library of Congress; Toledo Museum of Art; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Denver Art Museum

Books include

TM: Trademarks Designed by Chermayeff & Geismar; Designing; Watching Words Move; Spiritually Moving: A Collection of American Folk Sculpture

Publications include

Computer Arts, Business Week, Design, designboom

Awards and honors include

Gold Medal, AIGA; Hall of Fame Laureate, Art Directors Club; Presidential Design Award; International Design Award, Japan Design Foundation; Arts Award Medal, Yale University; Phi Beta Kappa; honorary doctorate, Corcoran College of Art; honorary doctorate, College for Creative Studies