Bryn Smith

Bryn Smith is a graphic designer, writer, and critic. She studied Journalism and New Media at the University of Colorado, and received her MFA in Design Criticism from the School of Visual Arts. Since establishing her New York-based design practice in 2002, she has produced award-winning work for a broad clientele, including the Clinton Foundation and Carbone Smolan Agency. In 2012, Bryn worked in the editorial department at Print, writing about popular culture and design; and at Pentagram, helping to coordinate the exhibition “Double Portrait: Paula Scher and Seymour Chwast, Graphic Designers” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She was recently a panelist at “Blunt: Explicit and Graphic Design Criticism Now,” the 2013 AIGA Design Educators Conference, and was a selected participant in AIGA/NY’s Fresh Blood IV. Bryn writes about design for Core77, Designers & Books, and L’ArcoBaleno, among others, and is currently co-authoring, with Aileen Kwun (D-Crit ‘11), a book on legendary design practitioners to be published by Princeton Architectural Press.

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The Formation of the…

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Sometimes We Do It Right

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A Cautious Prometheus?

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A New Page

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The Art of Donald McGill

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My Life and Work

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Against Interpretation

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The Lamp of Beauty

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The Long Goodbye

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Industrial Design and…

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