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6316 Berwyn Lane
Dallas, TX 75214

Company Name

May & Co.

Company Type




Established In



Dallas, Texas





Graphis Archives

Biography/Work Experience

Douglas D. May has been a design communication professional for four decades. Educated at the University of North Texas and Art Center College of Design, he began his career in New York where he trained under several prominent designers and art directors. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Texas A&M Commerce in 2017 and now teaches full-time at The University of North Texas. He founded the Dallas-based design firm May & Co. in 1986 and continues to consult with corporations, entrepreneurs, and non-profits by providing design communication to support strategic initiatives. In 2011, Doug was honored as an AIGA Fellow for his professional contribution to the design community. He has judged professional and student competitions across the U.S. and in Mexico.

Professional Specialties

Brand Development, Event Branding, and Design Education

Graphis Appearances

Graphis Poster Annual 2023 Graphis Protest Posters-2, Graphis Poster Annual 2022, Graphis Design Annual 2021, Graphis Poster Annual 2021, Graphis Graphic Design Annual 2020, Graphis Poster Annual 2020, Graphis Branding USA 3, Graphis Branding USA, Graphis Letterhead 3 - 1996, Graphis New Media 1- 1995, Graphis Packaging 6, Graphis Design - 1992, Graphis Poster - 1989.


AIGA Fellow

Graphis Awards

Graphis Poster Annual 2023 Gold Award - Polish Jazz, Yes! Silver - Human Communication Protest Posters 2: Gold Award - America 2016-2020, Silver - Equal work deserves equal pay, Silver - Count every vote, Honorable Mention - Be Safe, Honorable Mention - Vote, Honorable Mention - Lock him up. Poster Annual 2022: Silver - Texas Fandango Event Poster Series, Silver - Jazz in Ruins Design Annual 2021: Gold Award - Skunkworks logo, Silver Award- Haas Motomuseum poster. Poster Annual 2021: Honorable Mention - SPAH Tulsa Convention poster 2019. Graphis Graphic Design Annual 2020: Gold Award - Honeycomb Social Events Gold Award - Texas Fandango. Graphis Poster Annual 2020: Silver Medal - VIDAK Build Green Poster, Honorable Mention - SPAH St. Louis Convention poster 2018.

Proudest Achievements

Yet to come.


MFA –Texas A&M Commerce, Dallas, TX BFA – Art Center College of Design, Pasadena CA BFA – University of North Texas, Denton, TX


Clients have included: AT&T, The Washington Opera, Neiman Marcus, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, SMU, The Florida Grand Opera, Ryan, Texas Instruments, Turner Construction, Hilti, and Zebco.


AIGA, Dallas Society of Visual Communications

Area of Expertise

Branding, Identity, Integrated Marketing