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Julian Bittiner, Senior Critic

Mr. Bittiner is an independent designer based in New York, originally from Geneva, Switzerland. He received a B.F.A. in fine art from Art Center College of Design in 1995 and an M.F.A. in graphic design from Yale in 2008. Before establishing an independent practice in 2004, he worked variously as a designer and art director at MetaDesign, Wolff Olins, and Apple. Working closely with artists, curators, and institutions on a variety of projects, recent commissions have come from Art Papers, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, and NYU Steinhardt’s 80WSE Gallery. Work and/or writing have appeared in Poster Tribune, Introducing Culture Identities, The Meander Journal, Slanted magazine, I don’t know where I’m going but I want to be there: The Expanding Field of Graphic Design, GRAPHIC magazine, Regular: Graphic Design Today, and the Journal of Visual Communication. He has been a guest tutor at the New York Typography Summer School since its founding in 2013. In 2008 he was appointed to the Yale faculty and is currently senior critic in graphic design.
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