Communication Design (Graphic Design)
Dave Buffington has over 40 years experience in communication design and has won numerous awards for design, advertising, publishing and direct marketing.
His client list has included Owens-Illinois, Chrysler, Chrysler Financial, Daimler Financial, Eastern Airlines, Chevrolet, GMAC, Allied Automotive, PGA of America, Carnation, General Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Harley Davidson, PPG Industries, Four Winns and NBA Properties. At Campbell-Ewald, the Aegis Group and the Quarton Group, he established the design philosophies for numerous corporate sponsored publications. In 1995, he established Buffington Design and in 2001, co-founded Group [eX], a creative consortium operating in downtown Royal Oak. He is an AIGA Fellow and served for several years on the board of the AIGA/Detroit Chapter as President and Education Chair. After graduating from the Advertising Design program St. Clair County Community College he attended The Art School of the Society of Arts and Cr afts (CCS) from 1971-1973. He first began teaching at CCS in 1986.