MichaelHoutz_1

About

Multi-disciplinary designer + director creating branding & identity, editorial design, covers, print collateral, typography, exhibitions, websites & conceptual illustration.

Currently working at Pentagram under partner Emily Oberman for clients like Bike New York, DC Comics, and Warner Brothers. Previously at BlackroseNYC working for fashion clients like Adidas Y-3. Before moving to New York City, I worked at The Heads of State for Penguin, New Balance, Chronicle Books, Nike, and The New York Times, amongst others. I've also had the privilege of teaching design as an adjunct faculty at Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Philadelphia, where I also received my BFA.

I currently live in Brooklyn with my girlfriend, a few guitars, and one too many books. 

Recognition

My work has been recognized by publications like Graphis, Creative Quarterly, Print Magazine, and Communication Arts Design Annual.