MFA in Graphic Design

Geoff Halber / Visiting Faculty

Geoff Halber, VCFA Graphic Design Program

Geoff Halber is a graphic designer based in Brooklyn, NY. He's the co-founder of ETC, a small design studio specializing in identity, publishing, and interactive projects for cultural and commercial clients. By combining sophisticated typographic systems with high craftsmanship, the aim of their design work is to elevate business strategies and editorial content. 

Together with his partner at ETC, Kyle Blue, Geoff has worked on a range of projects recently including the redesign of SPIN magazine, a new identity and signage system for the Brooklyn Historical Society, a curatorial site for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the website redesign of Project Syndicate—one of the world’s largest opinion-focused syndicates, disseminating commentaries by experts and Nobel laureates. Other clients include Herman Miller, Nike, Columbia University, Log, and The Heckscher Foundation for Children. 

Geoff has previously worked as a designer and art director for Dwell Magazine, Winterhouse Studio, The New School, and Planet Propaganda. He has also lectured and been a critic at Yale School of Art, Pratt University, and Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology based in Bangalore, India where he taught and traveled extensively in 2004–2005. Geoff received his MFA from Yale School of Art in 2010, and bachelor degrees in English (BA) and Graphic Design (BFA) from North Carolina State University in 2002. 

Currently on a Leave of Absence for 2016.