Michael Houtz


Michael is a New York City-based designer and art director.

He specializes in developing visual identity systems, editorial, and digital designs for a variety of clients, from startups to cultural institutions. He's had the privilege of working with renowned agencies like Pentagram for partner Emily ObermanThe Heads of StateStandard Black, and most recently, The New York Times Magazine. He's also taught design at his alma mater; Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Philadelphia, where he's originally from.

Available for freelance opportunities and collaborations, please reach out and say hello. 


Visual Research, Strategy & Positioning, Brand Identity, Web Design, Editorial Design, Publications, Posters, Packaging, Environment & Signage, Illustration, Art Direction, and Typography.


Print Magazine, Graphis New Talent Annual, Creative Quarterly, and Communication Arts Design & Typography Annuals.

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