MFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, BSFA, Valparaiso University
Typography, Type Design, Branding, Motion Design, Social Impact, Graphic Design History
Chad Reichert is the proprietor of spirit3design, a design studio excelling in creative problem-solving, dynamic story-telling and design thinking. Partial client list includes Ann Arbor Christian School, The Ravens Club, Sun & Snow and Suffering to Feed People.
Chad has lectured nationally and abroad on topics including typography, motion design and design education. His work has been recognized by AIGA, ACD and CASE. He was a contributor to the book “Teaching Motion Design” and a curator of two international graphic design exhibitions: “Revolution:Evolution” and “Bleed, Lead, Kern”.
Chad is also Co-founder of spirit3foundation, a charitable purpose organization that is committed to supporting the production, consumption and distribution of food resources in financially insecure communities.
Chad was President of AIGA Detroit, the Professional Association for Design. In that capacity, he created opportunities to celebrate the rich heritage of Michigan graphic design and increase awareness of that tradition regionally and nationally.
Significant Publications, Presentations and Exhibitions
•2021 Design Together Podcast: Guest – Philadelphia, PA
•2020 Design Incubation Colloquium 7.1: Presenter – Rochester, MI
•2019 Motion Design Education Summit: Paper/Presentation – Wellington, NZ
•2017 Typeforce 8: Exhibition Participant – Chicago, IL
•2015 Typecon Type & Design Education Forum: Presenter – Denver, CO
•2015 The Society of Typographic Arts Designer Weekend: Presenter – Chicago, IL
•2014 Revolution:Evolution International Graphic Design Exhibition: Curator – Detroit, MI
•2013 Facing Forward: AIGA at 100 : Exhibition Participant – New York, NY
•2013 Drake University Department of Art and Design: Visiting Lecturer – Des Moines, IA