GRAPHIS MASTER: Richard Poulin

Richard Poulin is a New York based graphic designer and the co-founder of Poulin + Morris, a firm which has been creating innovative designs since its inception in 1990. Poulin has led a seasoned career as a graphic designer and has directed visual communications programs ranging from the offices of NPR to The New York Public Library. He graduated from Pratt Institute of Industrial Design in 1977 with a Bachelor of Industrial Design degree.

An adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City since 1992, Poulin has spent time as both a visiting professor and lecturer at a number of universities including Indiana University, The Maryland Institute College of Art, and North Carolina State University. He is the author of numerous award-winning books such as The Language of Graphic Design: An Illustrated Handbook for Understanding Fundamental Design Principle, published by Rockport Publishers; and Archigraphia Redux, published by Graphis.
IN HIS OWN WORDS:
“We spend all this time teaching the tenets of graphic design and visual communications and very little on how to get hired as a designer… I want to see these talented students placed in positions that best suit their passions and capabilities, and I’m glad to have the opportunity to provide them the tools to achieve that goal.”