Richard Poulin

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New York City

SEGD Global Design Awards

This is NPR Lobby Exhibition
This is NPR Lobby Exhibition
Sarah Lawrence College, Polshek Partnership Architects, Poulin + Morris
Sarah Lawrence College
Holland Performing Arts Center, Polshek Partnership Architects, Poulin + Morris Inc.
Holland Performing Arts Center
Syracuse University, Poulin + Morris
Syracuse University
Graphic Design + Architecture, a 20th Century History, Richard Poulin, Rockport Publishers
Graphic Design + Architecture

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Building a Global Design Community with Richard Poulin
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2005 SEGD Fellow

As Co-founder, Design Director, and Principal of Poulin + Morris Inc., Richard Poulin has directed visual communications programs for clients including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Museum, Carnegie Hall, William J. Clinton Presidential Foundation, Cornell University, Empire State Building Realty Trust, Hines, Lycée Français de New York, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Morgan Stanley, National Portrait Gallery, Natural History Museum of Utah, S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, New-York Historical Society, The New York Public Library, Novo Nordisk, NPR, Renaissance Hotels and Resorts, The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, School of American Ballet at Lincoln Center, Smithsonian Institution, Syracuse University, Vassar College, W Hotels and Resorts, and Yale University.

His work has been published worldwide in periodicals and books, is in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress, and has received awards from American Association of Museums; American Institute of Architects (AIA); The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA); Applied Arts; Art Directors Clubs of New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco; Communication Arts; Creative Quarterly; Graphis; ID; Print; Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD); Society of Publication Designers; and Type Directors Club.

Richard is a Fellow of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design, the organization’s highest honor; past President of The American Institute of Graphic Arts/New York Chapter; and a recipient of a research grant in design history from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. He is also the author of several award-winning books including The Language of Graphic Design: An Illustrated Handbook for Understanding Fundamental Design Principles; Typography Referenced (coauthor); and Graphic Design + Architecture: A 20th-Century History, all published by Rockport Publishers; and Archigraphia Redux, published by Graphis. His latest books, Design School: Type and Design School: Layout, will be published by Qu:id Publishing (London) in Fall 2017.

Since 1992, he has been an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and was formerly an adjunct professor at The Cooper Union. Richard is a frequent lecturer and visiting professor at universities and educational institutions including Carnegie-Mellon University, Indiana University, The Maryland Institute College of Art, North Carolina State University, Syracuse University, University of the Arts, University of Cincinnati, and University of Washington.

Richard graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, where he received a Bachelor of Industrial Design degree.

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Richard Poulin: Public Culture - Telling Stories, Sharing Meaning

Richard Poulin's talk about Public Culture: Telling Stories, Sharing Meaning explores this topic through the project New NPR Headquarters, an SEGD Global Design Award winning project.

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