Who We Are

We are an award-winning in-house student design studio within the Myers School of Art at The University of Akron. We provide a professional atmosphere, both in philosophy and physical space. It is a wonderful opportunity for Graphic Design students to extend their training beyond the traditional classroom environment and work with real deadlines, limitations and clients.

Students & Awards

  • Delaney Baronwright
  • Brian Barr
  • Nick Hafner
  • Kayla Hull
  • Andrew Krigline
  • Amanda Puleo
  • Jacob Thompson
  • Alexander Somoskey
  • Sarah Williams
  • Amy Willoughby
  • Local Silver ADDY Award

    UADC 2014 Spring Dance Poster

  • Local Silver ADDY Award

    UADC 2014 Spring Dance Poster

  • Local Silver ADDY Award

    Godspell Theater Poster

  • UCDA Award of Excellence

    Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences Atrium Graphics

  • Nick Hafner
  • Ashley Hauser
  • David Lamp
  • Lauren McAndrews
  • Neil Nagy
  • A.J. Poholski
  • Emily Poor
  • Joe Sausaman
  • Sam Smith
  • Alexander Somoskey
  • Kevin Stuhldreher

    • Kristina Gauer
    • Andrew Kapish
    • Keith Knittel
    • Sara Lentine
    • Justin Mack
    • Lauren McAndrews
    • Neil Nagy
    • Latasha Smith
    • Katie Smotek
    • Kareem Taftaf
    • Brian Todd
    • Melissa Turi
    • AAF Akron Judge’s Choice Award

      AAF Akron Event Poster Series

    • District Silver ADDY Award

      AAF Akron Event Poster Series

    • Local Gold ADDY Award

      AAF Akron Event Poster Series

    • Local Gold ADDY Award

      The University of Akron Dance Company 2012 Fall Dance Poster

    • Zac Bettendorf
    • Adam Citak
    • Justin Crutchley
    • David Dellosa
    • Meghan Fagley
    • Joseph Ickes
    • Sam Kline
    • Michael Talese
    • Chris Wolnik
    • AAF Akron Judge’s Choice Award

      1764 Buttons Self Promotion

    • Local Gold ADDY Award

      1764 Buttons Self Promotion

    • Stuart Dudukovich
    • Bryan Fouse
    • Ashley Hale
    • Adrienne Janke
    • Stacey Ketcham
    • Dave Lam
    • Danna Markulis
    • Rachael Orovets
    • Thom Ruszkiewicz
    • Issac Terron
    • Lulu Zhuang
    • District Silver ADDY Award

      Graphic Design Senior Exhibition

    • Local Gold ADDY Award

      Graphic Design Senior Exhibition

    • Local Silver ADDY Award

      Design Water Packaging

    • Joseph Augustyn
    • Jeffery Dumire
    • Ashley Engelhardt
    • Jeffery Etters
    • Dana Galbraith
    • Amanda Gilliland
    • Steven Govern
    • Ross Horvath
    • TrademarksUSA Award

      Logo Design for Synapse

    • TrademarksUSA Award

      Logo Design for University of Akron Research Foundation

    • Local Silver ADDY Award

      Logo Design for Synapse

    • Local Silver ADDY Award

      Lead, Live, Learn – Akron! Out-of-Home Self Promotion

    • Local Silver ADDY Award

      Graphic Design Program Identity

    • Local Silver ADDY Award

      Synapse: Art + Science Brochure

    • Jeffery Dumire
    • Jeffery Etters
    • Dana Galbraith
    • Adam Gsellman
    • Kerry Holmes
    • Ross Horvath
    • Brian Hughes
    • Melissa Olson
    • Charity Wright
    • 24th Annual Silver Winner

      Proof Annual Report

    • 24th Annual Merit Winner

      Out of Shell Exhibition Catalog

    • Local Silver Addy Award

      Out of Shell Annual Report

    • Local Silver Addy Award

      3 Sisters Theater Poster

    • 38th Creativity Annual Award

      Out of Shell Exhibition Catalog

    • Local Gold Addy Award

      Proof Theater Poster

    • Dominic Caruso
    • Julia Hartman
    • Kirk Mueller
    • Nathaniel Mueller
    • Scott Rutan
    • Seth Trowbridge
    • Local Silver Addy Award

      University of Akron Exhibition Announcement

    • Dominic Caruso
    • Julia Hartman
    • Jon-Michael Jackson
    • Matthew Graber
    • Jamie Kulig
    • Phong Nguyen
    • Seth Trowbridge
    • Phillip Vella Jr.
    • Local Silver Addy Award

      SherrySimmons.com Brochure

    • Brian Burmeister
    • Adrienne Busby
    • Peter Dials
    • Matthew Graber
    • Jamie Kulig
    • Richard Murphy
    • Felipe Restrepo
    • Sarah Wallace
    • Scott Wemmer
    • Scott Williams
    • Local Silver Addy Award

      Man + Beast Poster

    • Local Silver Addy Award

      Man + Beast Invitations

    • Local Silver Addy Award

      Tenth Anniversary Self Promotion

    • 21st Annual Merit Winner

      Man + Beast Direct Mail

    • 21st Annual Gold Winner

      Myers School of Art Event

    • Paul Basel
    • Sabrina Hall
    • Erich Kerstetter
    • Alexander Kidd
    • Kristopher Kolus
    • Vincent Rinaldo
    • Christopher Sirgo
    • Local Gold ADDY Award

      Fences Theater Poster

    • College Designers Award of Excellence

      Devilious, Decadent & Delicious Exhibition Announcement

    • Ideas That Work Award

      The Development and Continual Operation of Design x Nine

    • Holly Davis
    • Amy Fasick
    • Crystal Freiberg
    • Paul Gilbert
    • Andrew Hagat
    • Ronald Hoffer
    • Mara Lopez
    • Adam Neff
    • Aaron Yeager
    • District Gold ADDY Award

      3D: Devilious, Decadent & Delicious Exhibition Announcement

    • Local Silver ADDY Award

      3D: Devilious, Decadent & Delicious Exhibition Announcement

    • 34th Creativity Annual Award

      3D: Devilious, Decadent & Delicious Exhibition Announcement

    • Jason Kauffman
    • Kasey Kelly
    • Kristen Martin
    • Laureen McGarry
    • Jamie Reed
    • Michael Robb
    • Phillip Zelnar
    • Kimberly Zingale
    • Local Gold Addy Award

      Nine Stages of the Designer’s Inferno

    • Local Silver Addy Award

      The University of Akron Dance Company 2003 Fall Dance Poster

    • Local Silver Addy Award

      The University of Akron Dance Company Spring Dance Poster

    • College Designers Award of Excellence

      The University of Akron Dance Company Spring Dance Poster

    • Steven Dewitt
    • Wendy Dister
    • Chris Dunn
    • Joe Galbreath
    • Yamilet Luna
    • Sarah Mills
    • Nick Pfahler
    • Dustin Tamilio
    • Jesse Taylor
    • Local Silver Addy Award

      UADC 2002 Fall Dance Poster

    • Roberto Capotosto
    • Shawn Crockett
    • Diane Dubravetz
    • Jen Hayes
    • Jon Hoffman
    • Lisa Myers
    • Melissa Pekarek
    • Jason Robison
    • Amanda Spade
    • Brian Sulivan
    • Chou Vang

    • Patrick Jebber
    • Robert Kline
    • Christie Lang
    • Christian Segedy
    • Rebecca Slattery
    • Robert Truex
    • Johnathan Webb
    • Local Gold Addy Award

      Countdown 2000 Studio Promotion

    • George Combs
    • Steve Giunto
    • Michael Kobyluck
    • Cynthia Kupski
    • Jeffrey Strawn
    • Patrick Tabatcher
    • Laura Urban
    • Lee Vanderkooi
    • Patricia Zarembka
    • Local Gold Addy Award

      Emily Davis Gallery Newsletter

    • Lee Cogswell
    • Brittyn Dewerth
    • David Gamble
    • Shawn Hassig
    • Joe Nemeth
    • Brandon Malott
    • Jennifer Sanders
    • Alex Savakis
    • Stewart Smith
    • Local Gold Addy Award

      Tis Pity She’s a Whore Theater Poster

    • Ben Franklin Award of Excellence

      School of Social Work Student Information Packets

    • AFGA People’s Choice Award

      Design x Nine Studio Holiday Promotion

    • Local Gold Addy Award

      Widows Theater Poster

    • ADDY Citation of Excellence

      School of Social Work Student Information Packets

    • ADDY Citation of Excellence

      Inherit T-Shirt Design

    • Michael Fraser
    • Mark Galit
    • Mark Gorog
    • Greg Johnson
    • Joseph Joyce
    • Matthew Lenther
    • Jeffrey Rhoades
    • Malavanh Rassavong
    • James Yount
    • Kristen Zelaskiewicz
    • HOW Design Annual Merit Award

      Opening Day Studio Promotion

    • Local Gold ADDY Award

      Opening Day Studio Promotion

    • Local Gold ADDY Award

      Nine Days of Christmas Studio Promotion

    • ADDY Citation of Excellence

      A Doll’s House Theatre Poster

    • ADDY Citation of Excellence

      Biddie’s Bakery Identity

    • Todd Bertsch
    • Kari Riegler
    • Gary Freeman
    • David Graves
    • Samuel Isabell
    • Eric Jacobs
    • David Price
    • Johnathon Swafford
    • Michael Thompson
    • Chad Wissmar
    • ADDY Citation of Excellence

      Design x Nine Logo

    • Local Gold ADDY Award

      Cascade Locks Proposal Publication

    • Local Gold ADDY Award

      Tis Pity She’s a Whore Theater Poster

    • Lorelli Brant
    • Chad Gleske
    • Lori Knapp
    • James Kuty
    • Dennis Novak
    • John Richards
    • Leonard Spangler
    • James Tamulewicz
    • ADDY Citation of Excellence

      The University of Akron Holiday Promotion