Chad Reichert

Chad Reichert is proprietor of spirit3design, a studio specializing in creative problem-solving, dynamic story-telling and design thinking. He has lectured nationally on topics including typography, motion design and smart programming for design organizations. Reichert's recent presentations include Drake University, Schools of Thought III, Messaging Media and the AIGA Leadership Retreat. His work has been recognized by various organizations including AIGA, ACD and CASE. He was the curator of the international graphic design exhibition "Bleed, Lead, Kern." Reichert is also past 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 of that tradition regionally and nationally. He was also Co-founder and Design Director of Kaya Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to preserving Tropical Rainforests thru innovative relief strategies that benefit the poor. His students have been recognized by numerous organizations 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.

  • Degree: BSFA, Valparaiso University, MFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
  • Title: Associate Professor

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