Patrick Hruby is a Los Angeles-based illustrator and designer who grew up in a log cabin within an Idaho forest. He studied math and physics before attending ArtCenter and graduating as class valedictorian. Central to his work is the geometry of nature infused with bold patterns and vibrant colors. Hruby has worked with many notable clients including the Todd Oldham Studio, the United Nations, Target, Sprint, Honda, Qatar Airways, UCLA Children’s Hospital and the Sundance Film Festival. Hruby’s illustrations have appeared in "The New York Times," "Wired," "The Wall Street Journal," "The Guardian," "Fortune" and "Le Monde." He illustrated "Taschen’s Tree Houses: Fairy Tale Castles in the Air" and is included in Taschen’s "100 Illustrators" monograph. "CMYK Magazine" named Hruby one of their Top 100 New Creatives and he received an "American Illustration" Selected and :Communication Arts" award for excellence in typography. Hruby is an instructor at ArtCenter and UCLA.