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Address

407 N. Main St
Bowling Green OH.
BOWLING GREEN, OH 43402
US

Company Name

Childers Design

Company Type

Design

Languages

English

Established In

Childers Design

Born

1964

Email

btoddch@gmail.com

Telephone

419.308.4068

Biography/Work Experience

1994-present Associate Professor of Graphic Design Bowling Green State University School of Art Bowling Green, OH 1996 + 2015 Visiting Lecturer Communication Design Studio Art Centers International Florence, Italy 1993 Graphic Designer Focus Group, Inc. Chapel Hill, NC 1992 Graphic Design Exhibit Design Intern National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC 1989-1991 Senior Corporate Graphic Designer American Yard Products, Inc. Orangeburg, SC 1988-1989 Graphic Designer Land Design/Research International Columbia, MD

Philosophy on Work

Todd's works address theoretical and pragmatic themes attempting to include experimentation in most of his designs. In technical terms, his designs mix analogue (handmade) with digital techniques.

Professional Specialties

His designs frequently investigate "Type as Image. The resulting models and finished works explore typography, lettering and type design, illustration and corporate identity.

Graphis Appearances

Graphis: Digital Fonts 1 (1997), Graphis Design Annual (2016), Graphis Poster 2020

Awards

Adobe Achievement Awards for Faculty, “Ironically Digital Typography: Ampersand” Excellence in Traditional Media, 2012 2012 Type Directors Club 57th Annual Show "Ironically Digital Typography: Infinity" Typographic Excellence in Experimental Lettering 1996 American Center for Design 100 Show “Out of the Mouths of Babes: The Power and the Politics of Women’s Humor” poster

Proudest Achievements

Presentations at Typo Berlin: Shift and ATypI Word in Dublin

Education

MFA in Visual Communication, California Institute of the Arts, 1993 BED in Visual Design, North Carolina State University School of Design, 1986

Other

Presentations: ATypI Dublin 2010, Design Inquiry's Design Cities: Berlin 2011

Clients

WBGU PBS-TV, League of Women Voters,

Affiliations

Type Directors Club, AIGA

Area of Expertise

Typography

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