Craig Steen

Adjunct Faculty
MFA, BBA, Eastern Michigan University

View some of Craig Steen‘s work

AIGA Case Study

Working with High Schools to:

Build an understanding of how the creative process is used as a problem-solving method.
Become confident in expressing thoughts and opinions in a smart and thoughtful way.
Use graphic design as a creative form of self-expression.
Become aware of how design has been used in communities to build awareness and promote issues.
Learn to collaborate with each other and work in teams.
Learn basic graphic design principles such as type, image, hierarchy and composition, etc.
Become more aware of graphic design and its potential as a legitimate career path.

Professional Experience

Craig is cofounder and partner of Defrost Design and has worked as an adjunct faculty at the College for Creative Studies since 1997. He has been active in the AIGA Detroit chapter working as President from 2005-2008 and as the High School Mentoring Chair where he launched Shout, a high school design program.

Significant Publications, Presentations and Exhibitions

AIGA – the professional association for design
American Center For Design (ACD)
Metropolis Magazine
Looking Closer 2
Typography Now Two