Brad Bartlett

Graphic Design


Brad Bartlett is a designer, artist and educator. He earned his Masters Degree in Design from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1998, graduating with the highest honors. He also holds a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design from North Carolina State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. His graduate work at Cranbrook, exploring the relationship of media and culture, was presented at MIT and Fabrica of Benetton in Italy. He has been an educator at Art Center College of Design since 1999 and was awarded Great Teacher in 2003 and again in 2014. Brad is also the Director of Transmedia in the Graphic Design Department, where he has worked to implement transmedia pedagogy and has overseen the development of transmedia courses. He is an on-screen author at, where he recently published a course on Transmedia Typography. The work of his Los Angeles-based design studio has won numerous awards and been widely published. In 2012 and again in 2015, his work was awarded the Frances Smyth-Ravenel Grand Prize for Excellence in Design by the American Alliance of Museums.