Kit Hinrichs served as principal in several design offices in New York and San Francisco and spent 23 years as a partner of Pentagram before opening Studio Hinrichs in 2009. His design experience incorporates a wide range of projects, including corporate communications, brand development, promotion, packaging, catalogs, environmental graphics, and editorial and exhibition design. The New York Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art all hold his work in their permanent collections. He co-authored five books, including Typewise and Long May She Wave. He cofounded "@Issue: The Journal of Business and Design" and launched the @Issue Design Conference. Hinrichs has chaired the first AIGA California Show, and the AIGA San Francisco Design Lecture Series. He has also co-chaired Alliance Graphique Internationale’s San Francisco congress. Hinrichs is a trustee of ArtCenter College of Design and is an AIGA medalist.