Meryl is an independent designer and
researcher who specializes in the creation of
contemporary and idea-driven brands.

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth design; 
not going all the way, and not starting.

–Buddha, retold by Meryl.

AWARDS, MEDIA, AND RECOGNITION
Designing a Career Abroad article by Marie Libres written for Ladies Wine and Design Dallas Chapter.

Ladies Wine and Design speaker in Austin, Texas for the monthly salon night intended to foster female creativity through mentorship.

OnTheGrid curator, photographer, and writer for the neighborhood guide to Berlin, Charlottenberg.

Featured designer on Semplice Labs: The Best Websites and Portfolios of 2016

Ladies Wine and Design speaker in Leipzig, Germany for the monthly salon night intended to foster female creativity through mentorship.

Ladies Wine and Design featured designer and interview on creativity, business, and life.

Featured on Fonts In Usean online archive with the goal of improving typographic literacy and appreciation.

Parsons School of Design alumni feature and interview for the Arts, Media, and Technology Blog.

Featured in Pentagram Partner, DJ Stout's book 
Variations on a Rectangle: Thirty Years of Graphic Design from Texas Monthly to Pentagram

Graphis Design Annual 2016 Silver Medalist for the competition which presents a selection of less than 300 winners from top designers in the industry. This Swiss publication has been publishing award-winning work since 1944 and continues to be one of the most reputable in the industry.

Pecha Kucha Night Austin Advisory and Curratorial Board Member 2012–2016

Communication Arts 2013 Award of Excellence with Art Director DJ Stout at Pentagram Design. The annual design competition, which selected 166 winners from more than 4,000 entries this year, publishes projects that jurors deem to be the best in visual communications from around the world.

MisterMatchbook.com was selected for the TakeFive Column by the reputable Grafik Magazine out of London, England. They carefully select designers, artists, curators, and writers to discuss various topics of work and expand on the importance of 5 designs. In this case 5 matchbook covers from the website Meryl created.

TRAINING
Parsons School of Design, NYC 
BFA with honors '11

Rhode Island School of Design, RI 
Graphic Design Studies

School of Visual Arts, NYC
Printmaking

STUDIO EXPERIENCE
Pentagram
FÖDA
Willoughby Design

Dyal and Partners
Mucca
The Type Directors Club
Tsang Seymour

CREDITS
Special thanks to photographers, Timmy Trabon, Tom Barnhart and Nick Vedros for the many hours put into documenting this portfolio. And a standing salute to the digital jedi Michael McCorkle for his post production work. I am forever grateful for all of our collaborations.

CONTACT
Meryl is available for new opportunities, collaborations, and design talks worldwide. Please feel free to email hello@merylvedros.com if interested.


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