Designer Aaron Draplin Visits the School of Art & Design

The School of Art & Design was pleased to host award-winning graphic designer Aaron Draplin all the way from Portland, Oregon!

Draplin presents to Design Students
Draplin presents to Design Students

As a Traverse City native, Aaron has blazed his way across the design industry working for clients like Nike, Wired Magazine, Burton Snowboards Patagonia, and most recently, a best-selling author with his mid-career hardcover collection of “Pretty Much Everything”.

Student Critiques
Student Critiques

Here is a brief video recap of the event!

In addition, the school provided a whole day of workshops and talks for our students with friends at Elegant Seagulls a design firm in Marquette, Michigan and Arketype Inc Agency in GreenBay, Wisconsin contributing sessions.

Arketype Inc presentation to students
Arketype Inc presentation to students
Designers from Elegant Seagulls present to students
Designers from Elegant Seagulls present to students

This was all part of the School of Art and Design at Northern Michigan University traveling artist series. Photography and Video created by Josh LeClair, Art & Design Alum and University Photographer.