I am an associate professor and designer with 15 years of experience crafting visual communications for clients in the creative and business communities. For commissions, inquiries large and small, or to simply drop a note and say hello, contact me here.
Background After working for a few small design firms and studying at the University of Notre Dame under Robert Sedlack, Daniel eventually started his own micro-studio, where his work soon earned recognition through international design exhibitions, industry awards, and publication in books and magazines. Various projects and posters reside in several permanent collections & museums, and have been exhibited in over 60 film festivals, galleries, and design biennials around the world. Other professional accolades include the Communication Arts Award of Excellence & Graphis Gold.
Mervi Pakaste is an associate professor of design at KSU, where she can often be found up to her elbows in ink and oil, cranking away at letterpress machinery. An established letterpress designer and book-maker, her designs have won accolades and recognition through numerous exhibitions and awards in the U.S. and abroad. Her work pushes the boundaries of medium and material unique to letterpress-related technologies of production.