Michael Gericke, USA (1998)
Michael studied design at the University of Wisconsin. He then moved to Colorado, where he worked for two expatriates of the Charles and Ray Eames office and produced many projects...Read full biography
Michael studied design at the University of Wisconsin. He then moved to Colorado, where he worked for two expatriates of the Charles and Ray Eames office and produced many projects that combined graphics with three-dimensional design. Joined Pentagram’s NY office in 1985 and was elected a Partner in 1993.
Michael’s images and programs are known for their simplicity and clarity, and often portray the essential qualities of the object or topic he is representing. His work lies at the intersection of image-making, communications, and the built environment, and encompasses a wide range of design areas, including visual identities, environmental graphics, posters, e-media, exhibitions, books, and advertising.
Graphic Life - Celebrating Places, Telling Stories, Making Symbols
- Michael Gericke,
- Paul Goldberger
Michael is the author of Graphic Life, published by Images Publishing, a 520-page monograph, with a preface by Moshe Safdie and an introduction by Pulitzer Prize winning architectural critic Paul Goldberger, of work that has been driven by a celebration of places, telling stories, and making symbols.