Keep in touch with events sponsored by the archive and in the graphic design community, additions to the collection, and opportunities to join with us in thanking volunteers and contributors.

Visit Us During ART HOP on October 6

October 6, 2017

We’re participating in the Kalamazoo Art Hop from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 6. Over 50 designs from the West Michigan Graphic Design Archives will be on display at the Zhang Legacy Collections Center, Western Michigan University, 1650 Oakland Drive. ART HOP is a program of the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo. The […]

Thanks to Invaluable Supporters

February 14, 2017

The Archives would not have come into being without support and contributions from: AIGA West Michigan Central Michigan Paper Ferris State University French Paper Company Herman Miller, Inc. Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University Zhang Legacy Collections Center For the various gifts of knowledge, skills, and other assets, we thank you. […]

Nurturing the Seeds of the Archives

January 19, 2017

Linda Powell and Barbara Loveland, both nationally recognized graphic designers and experienced educators, identified the need for the Archives through conversations with former colleagues and mentors. They recruited professionals with an interest in the intersecting fields of graphic design, paper, and printing, whom we recognize with gratitude for their investment in shaping the vision: John […]