The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Common Cents

City Studies

Common Cents

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers

PAD Fellows

Greg Mihalko

Greg Mihalko

Greg is a multi-disciplinary designer running a small design practice called Partner & Partners in Brooklyn, NY. His ... more

Greg Mihalko

Greg is a multi-disciplinary designer running a small design practice called Partner & Partners in Brooklyn, NY. His work ranges from printmaking and art books to digital interfaces in physical and virtual space. Previously, Greg has been a designer for Local Projects, Doyle Partners, The Concept Farm, ThoughtForm Design. His focus is on conceptual and visual design for projects such as the BMWGuggenheim Lab, The Jacob Burns Film Center, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Change by Us and The New York Botanical Gardens. Greg’s work has received recognition from AIGA, MoMA, Graphis, and The Art Director’s Club. He holds a B.F.A. from the Savannah College of Art and Design. partnerandpartners.com

Greg was a 2013-2014 Public Access Design Fellow.

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Teresa  Miró

Teresa Miró

Teresa Miró is an artist and educator from Spain. She earned her BFA in Image Arts from the Universidad Complutense ... more

Teresa Miró

Teresa Miró is an artist and educator from Spain. She earned her BFA in Image Arts from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Spain, and her MFA in Intermedia from Arizona State University. She in interested in collaborative teaching and art making practices, arts integration, and using art as a tool for giving visibility, healing, making connections, researching, and creating meaning. Recently relocated to New York City, her work has been exhibited and presented at different national and international venues, and she has taught in universities, nonprofits, community colleges, cultural centers, libraries and other organizations of Spain, Phoenix, Washington State, Chicago and New York.

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Kristen  Myers

Kristen Myers

Kristen Myers is a communications designer, design educator, and dog lady living in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently a ... more

Kristen Myers

Kristen Myers is a communications designer, design educator, and dog lady living in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently a Senior Graphic Designer at the NYC Department of Design and Construction, Thesis Advisor at Pratt Institute, and Visiting Lecturer at Rutgers University-Newark. She holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Miami University and an MFA in Communications Design from Pratt Institute. Her work has been recognized by 50 Books | 50 Covers, Print Regional Design Annual, Graphis Design Annual, Core77 Design Awards, and featured by TIME, GOOD, Complex, Hypebeast, and Paste Magazine, among others. She likes people, design, and staying up too late on the internet. 

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Momoe Narazaki

Momoe Narazaki

Momoe Narazaki is a designer and illustrator. She is from Saitama which is next to Tokyo in Japan. She likes making stuff ... more

Momoe Narazaki

Momoe Narazaki is a designer and illustrator. She is from Saitama which is next to Tokyo in Japan. She likes making stuff which is not too intellectual but joyful, invigorating, simple almost elementary.

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Katrina Noble

Katrina Noble

Katrina is a Brooklyn-based graphic designer who designs book covers by day and all manner of other things (sweaters, ... more

Katrina Noble

Katrina is a Brooklyn-based graphic designer who designs book covers by day and all manner of other things (sweaters, dresses, hand-bound books, circuit-breaker maps) by night. She has an abiding interest in how everything is communicated, and aspires to one day understand how everything works. katrinanoble.com

Katrina was a 2013-2014 Public Access Design Fellow.

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Caroline Oh

Caroline Oh

Caroline Oh is a designer and educator interested in creating delightful interactive tools for storytelling, learning and ... more

Caroline Oh

Caroline Oh is a designer and educator interested in creating delightful interactive tools for storytelling, learning and play. She is the Lead Designer and Co-founder of TKOH for which she is currently working on Totem, an interactive platform for collecting personal stories, generously supported by the Knight Foundation. Caroline also teaches typography at the Pratt Institute. 

As a 2013 Public Access Design Fellow for CUP, Caroline illustrated and designed ¡No Me Han Pagado!, a pocket book for day laborers to help protect themselves against wage theft, in collaboration with New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE). Caroline holds a Graphic Design MFA from CalArts and a Film BA from the University of Michigan. 

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Karen Oh

Karen Oh

Karen Oh is the creative director ofHOUSEOFCAKES, focusing on design for non-profits, start-ups and entrepreneurs. Her work ... more

Karen Oh

Karen Oh is the creative director ofHOUSEOFCAKES, focusing on design for non-profits, start-ups and entrepreneurs. Her work spans all aspects related to design, from marketing strategy and branding to web development and exhibition design. She is also experienced in non-profit management. In her free time, she works to bring good value, high quality food to her neighborhood of Prospect Lefferts Gardens. She is a founder of PLGCSA and the founder of the Lefferts Community Food Co-op. Karen is a graduate of Colby College (Biology) and received her MFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design. www.houseofcakes.com

Karen was a 2013-2014 Public Access Design Fellow.

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Carl E. Petrosyan

Carl E. Petrosyan

Carl E. Petrosyan is a conceptually-driven graphic designer with several years of wide-ranging experience in branding, ... more

Carl E. Petrosyan

  • Carl E. Petrosyan is a conceptually-driven graphic designer with several years of wide-ranging experience in branding, print and interactive design, capable of executing projects from start to finish and producing effective and smart visual solutions. Before establishing his studio, All Things Aligned, he worked for various NYC design companies. He received his honorary BFA degree in Graphic Design from the School of Art and Design, LSU. Carl lives and works in Brooklyn.
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Parppim Pimmaratana

Parppim Pimmaratana

Parppim is a graphic designer and design strategist focuses on social innovation. Born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. She ... more

Parppim Pimmaratana

Parppim is a graphic designer and design strategist focuses on social innovation. Born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. She studied in Architecture for undergraduate and moved to NYC to pursue an MFA in Design for Social Innovation at School of Visual Arts. Currently, she is a designer at Data, Research, and Policy at UNICEF. Parppim has a passion for art, design and social issues, her works centered around children, education and the blind community.  She also enjoys exploring the diversity of culture through food and ice cream and trying to create less trash. 
ppimmaratana.myportfolio.com/

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Nicole Pivirotto

Nicole Pivirotto

Nicole Pivirotto is a designer specializing in print, interactive, identity, exhibition, motion, and whatever lies in ... more

Nicole Pivirotto

Nicole Pivirotto is a designer specializing in print, interactive, identity, exhibition, motion, and whatever lies in between. She graduated in 2011 with her MFA in Design from the School of Visual Arts, and has had the pleasure of working at W. W. Norton & Company, Milton Glaser Inc., and Victoria’s Secret among others. She currently lives in Brooklyn with a chubby cat named Georgie. nicolepivirotto.com

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The Public Society

The Public Society

The Public Society is a multi-disciplinary design studio that seeks, above all else, impact. Impact for our clients, yes, ... more

The Public Society

The Public Society is a multi-disciplinary design studio that seeks, above all else, impact. Impact for our clients, yes, but also for the world at large. We are interested in using our talents to amplify voices that are often unheard but are critical to the public discourse. This is why we are keen to work with those who are interested in collaborating on world-changing and world-bettering ideas, be they commercial or not-for-profit. Making the world a cleaner, more just, and more transparent place excites us. Education excites us. What excites us most of all is collaborating with others to accomplish these goals.

The Public Society were 2013-2014 Public Access Design Fellows and worked on Housing Court Help.

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Kyle  Richardson

Kyle Richardson

Kyle Richardson is a Graphic Designer and Artist, raised and based in NYC. She studied Graphic Design and ... more

Kyle Richardson

Kyle Richardson is a Graphic Designer and Artist, raised and based in NYC. She studied Graphic Design and Painting at Cooper Union.  She has worked for Opening Ceremony, Baggu, Friends & Family and currently, she is a part of the in-house design team at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). She self published a publication called Tropical Fantasy that was distributed through Printed Matter’s Art Book Fair 2016 and currently at Topos Bookstore in Ridgewood close to where she grew up. Growing up a New Yorker she feels a responsibility to preserve her home for lower income families, neighbors and friends as the city wouldn’t be the same without them. 

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Joelle Riffle

Joelle Riffle

Joelle Riffle is a communication designer from Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from Parsons School of Design with a BFA in ... more

Joelle Riffle

Joelle Riffle is a communication designer from Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from Parsons School of Design with a BFA in communication design in 2013. Joelle has a range of professional and creative experiences, from her time as a graphic designer at the small branding and web studio to her current role as the program administrator at the Parsons Scholars Program. Her design practice and administrative work overlaps in the desire to work from a people-focused approach to collaborate and mobilize for positive change, particularly around underrepresented populations in creative fields.

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Grace Robinson-Leo

Grace Robinson-Leo

Grace Robinson-Leo is a graphic designer living and working in New York. She holds an MFA from Yale University ... more

Grace Robinson-Leo

Grace Robinson-Leo is a graphic designer living and working in New York. She holds an MFA from Yale University and prior to that, studied Architecture at Barnard College. She has worked for Project Projects, Thumb, and Manuel Miranda, and is currently a Communications Design Intern at IDEO. Personal clients include Marc by Marc Jacobs, Trou Normand Restaurant in San Francisco, and a forthcoming book on the artist Morgan Fisher for the Aspen Art Museum.

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Placehold Samantha Ong, Amanda Sarantos

Placehold Samantha Ong, Amanda Sarantos

placehold is a New York-based partnership between designers Samantha Ong and Amanda Sarantos. We’re dedicated to ... more

Placehold Samantha Ong, Amanda Sarantos

placehold is a New York-based partnership between designers Samantha Ong and Amanda Sarantos. We’re dedicated to thoughtful investigation with an emphasis on visual representation and idea articulation. We are graduates from the City College of New York with degrees related to architecture. With backgrounds in research and education, we create work to tell stories and instigate thought about our urban environment. Invested in the process from start to finish, we specialize working in team-based environments. http://placehold.us

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Nadia Shen

Nadia Shen

Great design is more than style; its a combination of strategic thinking and creative solutions. Nadia Shen strives to ... more

Nadia Shen

Great design is more than style; its a combination of strategic thinking and creative solutions. Nadia Shen strives to deliver design concepts that are smart and engaging, and realized with clarity and imagination. After working as a lead designer at Parsons Institute for Information Mapping, a research and development lab for emerging design and technology, and Post+Beam, an integrated marketing and communications firm, she started Brite Lines-a design consultancy focusing on brand development and user experience for start ups and entrepreneurs. She is a graduate of Chelsea College, London and Parsons School of Design here in New York. britelines.com

Nadia was a 2013-2014 Public Access Design Fellow.

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Judy Siegel

Judy Siegel

Judy Siegel is a UX Designer living in Jersey City, NJ. Most recently, she was Director of User Experience (UX) at MSNBC ... more

Judy Siegel

Judy Siegel is a UX Designer living in Jersey City, NJ. Most recently, she was Director of User Experience (UX) at MSNBC Digital, designing the digital presence for the network. Previous jobs include working as a Senior UX Designer at CNN Digital and Ericsson, as well as fellowships at the DNC (where she designed the first mobile canvassing app) and Govloop.com, as well as stints at Fiserv, VMware and the CDC. In past professional lives, she worked in non-profits as a grant writer and researcher on political campaigns as an organizer.

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Nika Simovich

Nika Simovich

Nika Simovich, a New York based graphic designer, uses interactive experiences to explore the relationship between history ... more

Nika Simovich

Nika Simovich, a New York based graphic designer, uses interactive experiences to explore the relationship between history and the internet. She is interested in non-designed spaces and the intersection of technology and design

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Maxwell Sorensen

Maxwell Sorensen

Maxwell Sorensen is a Brooklyn- and sometimes Philadelphia-based director and animator specializing in stop-motion ... more

Maxwell Sorensen

Maxwell Sorensen is a Brooklyn- and sometimes Philadelphia-based director and animator specializing in stop-motion animation, traditional puppetry, and a handmade aesthetic. His work has been featured on MTV2, MTVU,FUSE, as an official selection at SXSW, and on small screens across the globe. He has experience as a stop-motion animator and as a digital motion graphics artist working in Adobe After Effects. maxwellsorensen.com

Maxwell was a 2013-2014 Public Access Design Fellow and worked on Shifty Business.

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Sean Suchara

Sean Suchara

I am Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Image-Maker based out of Long Island, New York. I split my time between Art ... more

Sean Suchara

I am Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Image-Maker based out of Long Island, New York. I split my time between Art Directing/Designing the Independent Architecture magazine Take Shape and working as a freelancer in a variety of mediums and formats. In spite of the many hats I put on in my work my aim is always centered on making work that is accessible and educational, work that seeks to humanize and emphasize information and work that isn’t afraid to be made with play or humor. 

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Museumopolis

Urban Investigations

Museumopolis

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Is There A Pattern?

Urban Investigations

Is There A Pattern?

Figuring Out FEMA

Public Access Design

Figuring Out FEMA

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

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