Linda Powell

Background

B. 1946

Kalamazoo, MI

BS, Graphic Design, 1968

MS, Graphic Design Education, 1970

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

Professional Experience

Coordinator

Design Research Center

Western Michigan University

1968 – 1976

Graphic Designer

Westburg/Klaus Associates

Minneapolis, MN

1972 – 1973

Senior Graphic Designer

Herman Miller, Inc.

Zeeland, MI

1976 – 1991

Associate Professor in Graphic Design

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

1991 – 2009

Professional Activity

Speaker

Women in Design Conference

Chicago, IL

Presenter

The Design Frontier AIGA Conference

Denver, CO

Founding Director

West Michigan Graphic Design Archives

Selected Awards and Recognition

Gold Medal

Eighth Biennale of Graphic Design, Brno

1978

Herman Miller Outstanding Employee Award

1985

Herman Miller Outstanding Team Award

1988

Top 100 Art Alumni at Western Michigan

AIGA West Michigan Fellow Award

2017

Published Articles/Books

The Best Companies for Women

May 1991

Zeitz/Dusky

Grand Rapids Business Journal

April 3, 2017

co.design

May 11, 2017

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WMUK NPR Blog

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Design History 101

AIGA Eye on Design

View article

Selected Juried Competitions

AIGA Communication Graphics

Design In Michigan

Women in Design

NY Art Directors Club

Communication Arts

Print Regional Design

Print Casebooks

Selected Collections

AIGA National Design Archives

Denver, CO

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

New York, NY