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Sagi Haviv

Sagi Haviv (1974 – Present)

Sagi Haviv is a highly acclaimed Israeli-born American graphic designer. Once described by The New Yorker as a “logo prodigy”, he was born in Kibbutz Nachshonim, Israel and studied in the art high school Telma Yelin in Givataim. His family settled in New York in 1996 and Haviv acquired a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The Cooper Union School of Art. He became the youngest partner at Chermayeff & Geismar in 2003.

Haviv created the trademarks and visual identities for the Library of Congress, Conservation International, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Harvard University Press, Armani Exchange, National Parks of New York Harbor, Radio Free Europe, Council on African American Affairs, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, the International Tchaikovsky Competition and Blip Networks. He also designed “Logomotion” (a highly innovative ten-minute motion graphics tribute to the legendary work of Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv) and the main titles for the PBS documentaries Career and Circus.

Sagi Haviv has numerous awards and accolades, both national and international, to his credit and his work has been exhibited widely in various art galleries and museums throughout the world. He is also a prominent educator. He teaches corporate identity design at The School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Sagi Haviv Elsewhere:

Official website
Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv
How to Design a Logo: Sagi Haviv

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