Biography
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Richard B. Doubleday, USA
1962: born Lowell, Massachusetts

Richard B. Doubleday is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Graphic Design at Louisiana State University's School of Art. He is a former Senior Lecturer in the Master of Arts in Graphic Design program at Suffolk University and Assistant Professor of Art in the Department of Graphic Design at Boston University's College of Fine Arts. He instituted a summer graphic design program and taught a course Graphic Design in London at Boston University London Academic Centre for over 8 years. He received his BFA in illustration from Massachusetts College of Art and a MFA in graphic design from Boston University where he was a Dean's Scholar. Richard is currently the Education Director, New Orleans Chapter, Professional Association for Design (AIGA) 2012-2014. His awards and honors include an Asian Cultural Council Grant, Creative Master Award, The Second Global University Creative Expo, Beijing, China, two Louisiana State University Grants for Service-Learning and Junior Faculty Travel, four Boston University Grants for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarship (GUTS), a Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Fellowship, and a visiting fellowship at Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London.

He has exhibited his poster designs at many international events and competitions including the Lahti International Poster Biennial in Lahti, Finland, the Seventh International Poster Triennial in Toyama, Japan, and the Contemporary International Poster Retrospective and the Second Global University Creative Expo in Beijing, China. Richard is an international educator, having taught workshops and lectures on design history in the United States, China, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, and annually at Nanjing Arts Institute. Doubleday's work has been published in numerous periodicals and publications, including Asia-Pacific Design (Sandu Publishing Co. Ltd., 2013), Star Graphic Designers: The Masters of Graphic Design(Loft Publications, Barcelona 2012), Designing with One and Two Colors (Harper Collins, New York 2011), The Poster: 1,000 Posters from Toulouse-Lautrec to Sagmeister (Abrams, New York 2010), and The Sourcebook of Contemporary Graphic Design (Harper Collins, New York 2009).

His writings on design history have been published in Baseline, IDEA, A! DISEÑO, Print, NOVUM, Design & Packaging China, IdN, Zhuangshi, and Australian Creative and has written extensively on the typographer, book designer, and writer Jan Tschichold. He is a contributing author for Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design (Phaidon Press, London 2012), 4th, 5th, and 6th editions of Meggs' History of Graphic Design (John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken 2012), and TypoGraphics: Hideki Nakajima (Seibundo Shinkosha, Tokyo 2008). Richard was a guest juror at the Tokyo Type Directors Club Annual Awards and a contributing writer for the Tokyo TDC Vol. 20: The Best in International Typography & Design (Transart, Tokyo 2009). He is principal of Richard B. Doubleday Design, a member of the Graphic Artists Guild, and elected in 2008 to The Society of Printers.

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