60% of studios are small-sized (1-5 people).
1-5 are long-term freelancers
Although I didn't know quite what it was, I have been surrounded by graphic design from day one. Both my parents, Richard and Dika, my grandfather Tom, and my two uncles are/were all designers. In my adult life, Gail Anderson was a huge influence.
Average: 17 years
Design, Form, and Chaos by Paul Rand made me want to become a graphic designer. MFA Design program at SVA was the single most important event in my career. Biggest influences from that program: Brian Collins, Steven Heller, Milton Glaser
Client meetings held in studio: Less than half
Books and bookshelves, Our work, Process materials for ongoing projects
To each their own: some keep their desks tidy, while others like it messier.
We like it, but plan to make some changes to the space
50% of studios work 40-49 hours/week.
The average is 40-49 hours/week.
41% of studios in this range
42% of studios have side projects.
127 bikers across all studios
59% of studios are average
Favorite Place(s): AIGA, Hyperakt, TDC