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Address

6545 Cahuenga Terrace
Hollywood, CA 90068
US

Company Name

Michael Doret Graphic Design

Company Type

Design

Languages

English

Established In

1972

Born

USA

Email

Michael@MichaelDoret.com

Telephone

(323) 467-1900

Biography/Work Experience

Born and raised in Brooklyn, near Coney Island, Michael graduated from The Cooper Union School of Art and went on to start his own design studio in New York City. His career in graphics has spanned four decades and, most recently, he expanded his body of work to include font design with the creation of his digital type foundry, Alphabet Soup. Currently he runs his studio out of Hollywood, CA, sharing it with his wife, illustrator Laura Smith.

Professional Specialties

Michael is as an illustrative letterforms artist. His work alternates between completing assignments such as logos, posters, magazine and record covers, etc., and designing original typefaces.

Awards

* NY Art Directors Club Silver Award (x8) * Society of Illustrators * American Institute of Graphic Arts * Type Directors Club * Communication Arts * Graphis * Print * Creativity * ANDYs * DESIs

Proudest Achievements

* Title treatments for feature films include: Zardoz, Wolfen, and Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph * Five published covers for TIME Magazine * "Best of LA" cover – Los Angeles Magazine * Album covers for both ”Rock and Roll Over" and “Sonic Boom” for KISS * Album cover for "Bedlam Ballroom" for Squirrel Nut Zippers – design nominated for a Grammy for Best Recording Package at the 44th Annual GRAMMY Awards * Logo for the New York Knicks * Logo for the World Series * Logo for the Graphic Artists Guild * Fall Preview cover for TV Guide * "Federal Eagle" postage for the United States Postal Service * “Summer Harvest” postage stamp series for the United States Postal Service

Education

The Cooper Union

Area of Expertise

Hand lettering, font design

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