Chad Reichert, Associate Professor
MFA Minneapolis College of Art and Design
BSFA Valparaiso University
Since 1997, Chad Reichert has been the proprietor of spirit3design, a studio specializing in visual communications and typographic endeavors. His work has been recognized by various design organizations including ACD, AIGA and CASE. He has lectured nationally on topics including typography, motion design and smart programming for design organizations. Chad's recent presentations include "Massaging Media” Design Education and the AIGA Leadership Retreat.
His writings have appeared in "Teaching Motion Design" and the self-published "A Process Workbook." He was the founder of Pixelgawker.com, an online community focused on designers and artists living and working in Michigan. He was a co-Founder and the design director of Kaya Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to preserving tropical rain forests through innovative relief strategies to benefit the poor. He also served as President of AIGA Detroit, the Professional Association for Design. In that capacity, he sought out opportunities to celebrate the rich heritage of Michigan graphic design and increase awareness at the state and national levels.
His students have won numerous awards and been recognized by many organizations for projects completed in his class including: Adobe Achievement, AIGA Detroit Design Re:View, CMYK Student Showcase, Design Ignites Change, iDn Magazine, Motionographer, Type Directors Club and the University and College Design Association.
- Title: Associate Professor
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