Tomoko Miho, USA (1974)
Tomoko Miho (née Kawakami) studied at the Minneapolis School of Art and the Art Center School (now Art Center College of Design). She designed print communication materials, environmental graphics and...Read full biography
Tomoko Miho currently designs print communication materials, environmental graphics and signage. Clients include: NY MoMA; Herman Miller; Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum and Willem de Kooning Foundation. As a partner of Miho Inc., designed graphics for Champion International Corporation and Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum. Previously with the Centre for Advanced Research in Design in Chicago and New York, created designs for Herman Miller, ARCO, Neiman-Marcus, and Omniplan Architects. Designer and later head of the graphics department of George Nelson & Company, designing for Herman Miller and Champion Papers. Recipient of many awards, notably the American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal in 1993. Member of the AIGA Board of Directors 1979–82. Poster designs are in the permanent collection of MoMA, touring in exhibitions worldwide, and the collections of the Library of Congress, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, and Victoria & Albert Museum.