My name is Daphne and here’s a little about me: born in Connecticut; graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Architecture; worked in Chicago as a graphic designer and artist; received a Masters in Design and Art Direction at Elisava, Escola Superior de Disseny in Barcelona; worked as a senior lead designer and brand strategist in Amsterdam; was an Assistant Professor in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University; currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University.
I’m a native English speaker, however I also speak Greek and Spanish.
Expert in: Strategic and creative thinking. Environmental graphics. Signage and wayfinding. Branding, identity, print and editorial design.
Experience in: Illustration. Website design. Project management. Art direction.
Select awards: National Endowment for the Arts, Our Town Grant Recipient. Architecture for Humanity Activate Competition, Winner. AIGA Design Annual, Selected. Communication Arts Design Annual, Selected. Print Magazine Design Annual, Selected. Ling Magazine Illustration Competition, Finalist.
Select clients: Procter & Gamble, Yale University Department of Anthropology, The Peninsula Hotel, ABSOLUT Vodka, Herakleidon Museum.
Experience (in brief)
Kent State University Assistant Professor. Kent, OH, USA.
Codesign Senior Designer. Cleveland, USA.
UXUS Senior Lead Designer. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Thinketing design studio, Designer. Barcelona, Spain.
Herakleidon Museum, Design Director. Athens, Greece.
Gensler, Designer and Brand Strategist. Chicago, USA.
Get in touch
If you have a project you’d like to discuss with me, I’d love to hear from you.