graphic arts firm New York and Connecticut
branding, print, web design, 3D signage systems, product design

About PettisDesign
About the Founder
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Valerie Pettis is known for her
distinctive typographic style and
conceptual wit. Her creative
process is guided by a rational
work procedure, a strategic
approach, and a collaborative
problem-solving methodology.
She has designed visual
communications for international
corporations including Citibank,
DeBeers, JP Morgan Chase and
Revlon, and many NGO's, notable
among them UNICEF and The
United Nations.
Currently, she is engaged in ethical-for-profit ventures, including
product lines and new media applications for various NGO's in
wildlife conservation, and also in branding for various Fortune
1000 corporations.
Highly respected by her peers, she has been invited to teach and guest lecture at many institutions including
Fashion Institute of Technology, Parsons School of Design, Cooper Union, University of the Arts and Yale School
of Art. She is also a past board member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and is the recipient of numerous
awards from The Society of Typographic Arts, and the Type Directors Club, and American Institute of Graphic Arts.
Valerie Pettis and PettisDesign have been the subject of feature articles in Time Magazine, The New
York Times, Print, Graphis, Progressive Architecture, etc. She is one of the designers covered in both "Graphic Design NY" and "Making and breaking the Grid" (Rockport Publications).  Her work is part of the permanent collection in many international design museums such as Center for the Study of Political Graphics, US; Dansk Plakatmuseum, Denmark; Design Museum Gent, Belgium; Graphic Design Museum, The Netherlands; Lahti Poster Museum, Finland; Les Arts Decoratifs, France; Museum Für Gestaltung, Switzerland; Wilanow Poster Museum, Poland; and Victoria and Albert Museum, England.
In addition to her design career, she is also an
avid distance cyclist.
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