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Michael Bierut

Michael Bierut (1957 – Present)

Michael Bierut is a highly regarded graphic designer, educator and author. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1957. He studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning and trained under the guidance of renowned designer/artist Chris Pullman.

Bierut started working for Vignelli Associates in New York and became the vice president of its graphic design department. Since 1990 he has been a partner in the New York office of Pentagram. He was the national president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) from 1998 to 2001.

Bierut 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 also wrote a book – Seventy-Nine Short Essays on Design – in 2007.

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Michael Bierut: AIGA Medal
Michael Bierut Biography


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