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Graphic Design, Gregory Paone
Gregory Paone
Adjunct Professor


A native Philadelphian with thirty years of experience in the design profession, Gregory offers an array of expertise which includes strategic development, design and execution of visual communications encompassing brand identity and digital media. For the past twenty-five years, he has cultivated the business interests of Paone Design Associates, Ltd., a full-service design consultancy he founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gregory has successfully engaged with organizations from a diversity of industries: cultural, educational, financial, medical and technological.

Gregory’s commitment to excellence has been recognized by leading professional organizations and publications internationally, including GRAPHIS, AR100 Black Book, PRINT, Graphic Design USA, Bienal Internacional del Cartel en México, GOOD 50X70, Moscow Biennial of Graphic Design, Typographische Monatsblatter, The Art Directors Club and AIGA. His work and writings have been featured globally in numerous casebooks on graphic design and his posters have been admitted to the Basler Afrika Bibliographien permanent poster collection in Basel, Switzerland, exhibited in Milan, Italy, and acquired by private collection. He has held membership in the Type Directors Club of New York and American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), for which he has served on its mentorship, nominations and programming committees.

Gregory holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, with concentration in Graphic Design from the University of the Arts (USA), where he graduated with highest honors in 1990.

BFA, Graphic Design, University of the Arts, 1990

Select Publications + Exhibitions

BICM16: Bienal Internacional del Cartel en México, 2020

Golden Bee 14: Moscow International Biennial of Graphic Design, 2020, Russia

Design Elements: A Graphic Style Manual

Letterforms: Typeface Design from Past to Future

Design School: Layout

Making and Breaking the Grid

Design Elements: A Graphic Style Manual

Design Elements: Imagery for Impact

Drawing for Graphic Design

Graphis Poster Annual : 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 - Multiple Gold + Silver + Bronze Awards

The Language of Graphic Design

Design Elements: Color Fundamentals

The Complete Typographer

Basler Afrika Bibliographien Permanent Poster Collection, 2008, Basel, Switzerland

GOOD 50x70, 2008, Triennale di Milano, Italy

Design Evolution: Theory into Practice

UARTS GD 30: Making Marks, 1999, Philadelphia, USA

Graphic Design America Two

PRINT Casebooks

AIGA: Mixed Messages, 1995, Philadelphia, USA

AR100: Black Book Awards Show

Typografische Monatsblätter, Switzerland