BFA, Western Michigan University
Branding; Print Design; Environmental Graphic Design including Donor Recognition, Wayfinding and Sign Systems; Typography; Design Theory, Process and Methods; History of Graphic Design
For the past 10 years, Brian has been principal and design director at B. A. Castle Design a communication design studio and design partner in Group [eX]—a consortium of creative businesses working together and sharing studio space in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Prior to this, he held senior positions at Castle Nason Design, Ford & Earl Associates and Herman Design Group working in multiple design disciplines on projects for clients ranging from local non-profits to international corporations.
Wearing different hats of educator, principal, director and designer, Brian approaches every day with an enthusiasm for design and a belief that there is something new that can be learned. He looks forward to creative challenges and opportunities while providing value to clients and organizations through effective, visual design solutions.