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Guest Critiques & Portfolio Reviews
Give me a shout if you would like me to come to your class for a guest critique or a portfolio review, especially if you're in the southern California area.

Lectures & Presentations
February 2019  |  Guest Speaker & Instructor  |  AIGA Reno-Tahoe
Presentation and Marks of Desire wordmark design workshop for AIGA Reno-Tahoe.​​​​​​​
October 2018  |  Interview  |  Learning Type
The Fundamentals of Typography: An Interview With Michael Stinson.
August 2018  |  Guest Speaker & Instructor  |  Facebook
Guest speaker, lecturer, and instructor for Typography 1 for the Facebook Business App team.
August 2018  |  Guest Speaker  |  TypeCon 2018
Presentation on U&lc typographic redesign project with Emily Atwood from Pentagram; a recent graduate from the Laguna College of Art + Design who participated in the project.
February 2018  |  Guest Speaker  |  High 5 Conference
Guest speaker on typeface pairing for design and marketing at a professional development conference hosted by the American Marketing Association.
January 2018  |  Guest Speaker  |  Activision
Guest speaker on the fundamentals of typography, type usage mentality for designers and on-screen strategies for the Call of Duty, Destiny and Crash Bandicoot design teams.
November 2017  |  Guest Speaker  |  USC Communications
Guest speaker on typography, type system building and editorial inspiration for the USC on-campus design studio.
October 2017  |  Guest Speaker  |  AIGA Dallas & TCU Graphic Design
Wordmark typography and design workshop for TypeEd through AIGA Dallas and hosted by the TCU graphic design department. 
October 2017  |  Guest Speaker  |  Design Camp
Guest workshop and lecture at the famed Design Camp put on by the good folks at AIGA Minnesota.
September 2017  |  Design Judge  |  Communication Arts Magazine
One of three guests invited to co-judge the 2018 Communication Arts Typography annual.
August 2017  |  Design Panel Guest  |  City of Los Angeles
Guest design panelist to determine candidates for Graphics Supervisor position for various departments around the county.
February 2017  |  Guest Speaker  |  Typography in LA: 20 x 20
Pecha Kucha presentation (where presenters show 20 images, each for 20 seconds) for LA is Just my Type, a Los Angeles Meet-up Group.
January 2017  |  Guest Speaker  |  The LA Web Professionals Group
How To Seduce Your Reader: Why Design is so Seductive 
November 2016  |  Guest Speaker  |  The Busy Creator
Practical Typographic Advice & Building an Education Business Alongside a Design Firm.
October 2016  |  Guest Speaker  |  AIGA National Design Conference
Speaker and lecturer at the Wine & Type workshop by TypeEd.
August 2016  |  Guest Speaker  |  TypeCon 2016
Presentation on the importance of using mathematics for typography purposes.
July 2016  |  Guest Speaker + Training  |  Walt Disney Studios
Invited to instruct & train designers and management on the important of typographic fundamentals and the impact it has on a consistent brand experience.
April 2016  |  Guest Reviewer  |  AIGA Orange County
Invited to review student portfolios at Chapman University.
April 2016  |  Podcast  |   This Makes Me Happy
The fundamentals of typography for printed collateral.
April 2016  |  Webinar  |  PaperSpecs
The fundamentals of typography for printed materials.
March 2016  |  Guest Speaker + Training  |  Liquid Advertising
Informative presentation to professional staff and management on the importance of typography for the reader and it’s importance to consumer experience in the film and entertainment industry.
March 2016  |  Quantity & Quality  |   Chapman University
Invited to speak at the Margo Powell Design Symposium at Chapman University.
October 2015  |  How to Seduce Your Reader  |  Adobe MAX
Lecture for TypeEd on the fundamentals of typography.
June 2014  |  Guest Lecturer  |  Art Center College of Design
Invited to present the basics of standards guide layout and design.
June 2014  |  Guest Speaker  |  AIGA Honolulu
Invited to speak on the fundamentals of typography & typesetting.
March 2014  |  Write Up  |  Maggie Hicks Designs 
One-day Whisky Type for TypeEd was a workshop and lecture on the history of scotch whisky and traditional type treatments of labels. 
May 2012  |  Guest Reviewer  |  AIGA Los Angeles
Invited to review student portfolios at Woodbury University.
March 2011  |  Design Judge  |   The One Show Young Ones Competition
Invited design judge for the 2012 publication on design excellence.
November 2010  |  Guest Critique  |  Woodbury University
Invited to critique Typography II class on their final project.
October 2010  |  Guest Lecturer  |  Tyler School of Art
Invited to critique and lecture Typography II class on their final project.
March 2010  |  Design Judge  |  The One Club Design Competition
Invited design judge for the 2011 publication on design excellence.
August 2009  |  Guest Critique  |  Art Center College of Design
Invited to critique senior-level class on their final branding project.
March 2009  |  Design Judge  |  Graphis Annual Reports
Invited to judge 500 entries for The Best Annual Report Design of 2009.
May 2008 |  Guest Reviewer  |   AIGA Los Angeles
Invited to review student portfolios at the USC Roski School of Fine Arts.
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