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Annabelle Gould is a graphic designer specializing in editorial design and typography. Her client list includes Chronicle Books, the University of Washington, the Traver Gallery, University of Washington Press, Marquand Books, Lead Pencil Studios and ARCADE Magazine. 

Annabelle is also a Full Professor in the Visual Communication Design program at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her focus is on teaching typography as a primary means of communication and creative expression. She currently serves as Chair of the Division of Design. Prior to joining UW she taught at Art Center College of Design and Otis College of Art and Design, both in Los Angeles.  

Originally from North Carolina, Annabelle received a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Graphic Design degree from North Carolina State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in 2D from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. 

Annabelle is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the former co-chair of the AIGA Design Educators Community Steering Committee. She recently completed the design and production of the AIGA Design Teaching Resource, a peer-populated platform where educators can share classroom assignments, results and reflections.

Her work has been recognized in the AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers show and by the Type Director’s Club, the Society of Publication Designers, the University College Design Association and Print Magazine. 


Promotion Talk (50 minutes, September 2019)

"19 Posters Commenting on Women's Suffrage" (Print Magazine, August 2020) 

"Composite Gestures" (promotion exhibition at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, September 2019)

School of Art + Art History + Design faculty graduation speech (Spring 2020, footage shot by Matt Clark, edited by Kurious Studios)

ThisIsDesign.School (podcast, 2019)

The Design Teaching Resource launches (DEC blog post, 2019)

Tenure + Promotion talk (2010)

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