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8 Whitefield Lane
Lancaster, PA 17602

Company Name

Darkhorse Design, LLC

Company Type


Established In

Darkhorse Design, LLC., 2008, Santa Fe, NM







Graphis Archives

Biography/Work Experience

• Darkhorse Design LLC., Santa Fe, NM. / Lancaster, PA., Founder • Merck Global Headquarters Corp., Worldwide Design Manager • Ciba-Geigy Corp. (Novartis), Design Director, Producer, Director • J. Walter Thompson, New York, NY., Senior Art Director

Philosophy on Work

G R A P H I C C O M M U N I C A T I O N S (Art Director, Designer) P R O B L E M – S O L V E R = S = Sincerity… having genuine interest in sensitivity to client issues. O = Objectivity… the objective of the project is always #1. L = Love… designers/ art directors must love what they do and have passion for their work. U = Understand… comprehending the problem to be solved and work in harmony. T = Trust…perhaps the most important part of the designer/client relationship. I = Integrity… unwavering adherence to one’s code of moral and artistic values. O = Opportunity… to promote and shape the clients message and image. N = Negotiate… having sharp skills here is a must for successful outcomes. S = Sense of humor… “TO SURVIVE !.” “PROBLEM SOLVER”, Robert Talarczyk, All Rights Reserved, Copyright © 2000-2016

Professional Specialties

• Passion For Concept & Design • Swiss Inspired Design • Innovator & Invaluable Resource

Graphis Appearances

Garmin/Aero Services, Advertising Annual Public Service, Advertising Annual Actigall, Advertising Annual Ludiomil, Advertising Annual Ludiomil, Photography Annual


• Clio • Telly • Siggraph • Society of Illustrators • Graphic Design USA • New York Art Directors Club • Advertising Age • Print • ANDY • GRAPHIS, Platnium, Gold & Silver • Rx Show • Philly Gold • AIGA New Mexico • New Jersey Art Directors Club • Graphis Advertising Annuals • Creativity • ITVA • Medical Marketing News

Graphis Awards

• Garmin/Aero Services, Advertising Annual, Gold • Darkhorse Design, Advertising Annual Gold • Actigall, Advertising Annual, Special Award, Platinum • Ludiomil, Advertising Annual • Ludiomil. Illustration Annual • Ludiiomil, Photo Annual

Proudest Achievements

• Working With Talented People Who Helped Make Me Look Good. • Pioneered, Designed & Produced the First RX, TV Commercial (First Under FDA Guidelines) for Broadcast Television, Lifetime TV. For: Ciba-Geigy (Novartis) • Art Director, Producer Of First 3-D Digital Animation Of A Beating Heart, With Cranston Csuri And Ohio State's Super Computer. Which Ultimately Won A Siggraph Award, New York City, NY. • Directed, Designed & Produced the Animation, Print Promotional Work For The PBS-TV, Special "Brain Series" & "Cezanne Special" Sponsored By: Ciba-Geigy • Graphic Design for the Documentary Film "History of Telecommunications", By: AT&T


• MS, Design Communications, Pratt Institute, New York, NY. • BA, William Paterson University • Maine Video Workshops • Newark School of Fine & Industrial Arts • New York School of Visual Arts


• Novartis • Merck Worldwide • Ciba-Geigy • Warner Lambert • Johnson & Johnson • Ciba Corning • Abbott • Eli Lilly • Perdue Chicken • AT&T • Bell System • Ciba Consumer Products

Area of Expertise

• Design Director, Web Design, Print, Packaging, Exhibit, Direct Mail, Film, Video, Animation • Director/Producer, Film, Video • Photographer

Hobbies / Freetime

• Pilot, Sail Planes, Vintage Aircraft • Sailing • Exotic Cars • Astronomy • Native American Art