Erik Brandt
Chair of Design, Professor
BA, College of William and Mary
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Erik Brandt is a graphic designer and educator who has been active since 1994. He is currently serving as chair of design and is a professor of graphic design.

Brandt is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) and also serves as a member of the International Executive Committee as new member chair. Educated internationally, his creative and research interests focus on issues of globalization that affect and drive the complexities of intercultural visual communication systems. He began his career as a cartoonist in Japan in 1994 and has since found focus largely in print media. He authored the design blog, Geotypografika (Visual Communication und Wissenschaft), and maintains a small graphic design studio, Typografika (Visual Communication und Konditorei). He also curates the internationally recognized experimental typography project, Ficciones Typografika. His own work has been exhibited internationally and he has also received recognition for his very, very silly short films.

Read a dialogue with Erik Brandt.