Adjunct

A flexible design studio

Diane Lee // Partner

Diane Lee is a multi-disciplinary communication designer whose work spans print, video, writing, sound, code, and physical space. She holds an MFA in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design, and a B.Sc. in Graphic Design from the University of Cincinnati (DAAP). She works independently with a diverse range of clients, collaborating with small businesses, non-profits, independent artists, and cultural institutions. Previously, she has taught at Rhode Island School of Design and Clark University, and has worked as a designer at Vanderbyl Design, and on the retail graphic design team at Apple.

Michael McDermott // Partner

Michael McDermott is a designer and educator living in the Washington, DC area. He is currently an Assistant Professor at George Mason University in the School of Art. Previously, he has worked at the General Design Co. in Washington, DC and has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Maryland Institute College of Art. He received his MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and a B.Arch from Virginia Tech.

Kelly Walters // Partner

Kelly Walters is a multimedia designer, researcher, and curator who is inspired by graphic design and the power it has to affect people on both a local and global scale. She is the founder of Bright Polka Dot (an independent design practice) focusing on print, digital, pattern and textile design. Kelly has worked as a designer for Alexander Isley, Inc. Designers, the RISD Museum, SFMOMA, Atavist, SOMArts Cultural Center and Blue State Digital. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a dual degree in Communication Design and Communication Sciences, and received her MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design.