Erik Brandt

Chair of the Design Department & Professor of Graphic Design – MCAD

Erik Brandt is a graphic designer and educator who has been active since 1994. He is currently Chair of the Design Department and Professor of Graphic Design at MCAD (Minneapolis College of Art and Design) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) and curated Ficciones Typografika, a project dedicated to typographic exploration in a public space. Educated internationally, his career began as a cartoonist in Japan in 1994, and has since found focus largely in print media. He maintains a small graphic design studio, Typografika (Visual Communication und Konditorei). His work has been published and exhibited internationally and he has also received recognition for his very, very silly short films.

Auckland 2019

New Zealand’s most popular and influential creative festival is back. Three days of talks, panels, workshops and installations. August 15,16,17 2019

Speaking of fictions – a conversation with Erik Brandt

Erik Brandt is the proprietor of a small Minneapolis graphic design studio called Typografika – Visual Communication und Konditorei (more on that later).

Ficciones Workshop with Erik Brandt

Guests are invited to a guided workshop on Erik’s Ficciones Typografika project. 

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