West Michiganders have
designed some cool stuff.

The Archives makes both physical artifacts and digital representations available to design professionals, educators, students, business people, researchers, and others interested in the rich legacy of graphic design, paper manufacturing, and printing in West Michigan. You can be inspired, inspire others, understand how design has helped successful businesses achieve their goals, and appreciate the leaders who influenced the world of graphic design– from right here in West Michigan.


Overview Collection

A variety of 30 pre-selected examples from the entire Archives collection of over 700 pieces. Posters, brochures, annual reports, identity programs, and 3-D objects from Herman Miller, French Paper, the Design Research Center at WMU, and Upjohn Company.

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