Alex Griendling
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

Alex Griendling

Alex Griendling is a freelance designer and illustrator living and working in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Before freelancing, Alex worked with a couple ad agencies and was a part of the Google Art Department, helping to revitalize Google’s visual language.

Alex enjoys working in a range of styles with a variety of people including: Google, YouTube, Dolby Labs, Facebook, Popular Mechanics, Instapaper, AXE, Gearbox Software, and Tumblr. Some of his most recent projects include custom achievement icons for a video game user interface, a laser-cut woodblock map of a popular fantasyland, illustrations for double-sided wrapping paper, and poster design for the Star Wars Holiday Special in Minneapolis.

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Ben Barry
Apr
14
6:00 PM18:00

Ben Barry

You may not have heard of Ben Barry, but most likely you interact with his design work every day. Previously, as one of the first communication designers on Facebook’s team in California, Ben now runs his own design studio in San Francisco. The Office of Ben Barry focuses on identity, environmental, digital, and print projects with clients large and small.

Although obviously dependent on client’s wishes, Ben’s design aesthetic is modern and clean, with bold graphic elements. He has worked in just about every medium imaginable. He is as comfortable screen printing a poster as he is coding a website, and he prides himself on the ability to seamlessly transition between mediums.

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