Shira Inbar is an independent graphic designer with an edge of motion graphics, working in the fields of entertainment, editorial design, and image-making. She worked as a designer and animator at MTV News, then as a designer and animator in a bunch of other places, and finally as a senior designer on Emily Oberman’s team at Pentagram Design. Since 2018 she has been maintaining an active practice of her own, making work for The New York Times, MSCHF, The New Yorker, Medium, GIPHY, Quartz, Refinery29, Vice Media, Politico, AIGA Eye on Design, David Byrne, Red Bull Arts, and more. In addition to her practice, she teaches a variety of time-based design courses at Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, and The Cooper Union. Shira holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, and an MFA from Yale University, New Haven.

Awards: Society of Illustrators, Gold Medal (2020) • Society of Publication Designers, Gold and Silver Medals (2020) • ADC Awards, Merit (2020) • Stack Awards, Cover of the Year (2018). Publications: Communication Arts (September/October 2020 print issue), It’s Nice That, MagCulture, Eye on Design (here, here, and here). Talks: Typographics FestivalFirst Generation Burden Podcast, RISD Graphic Design Speaker Series, Parsons School of Design Speaker Series, MICA MFA Graphic Design (guest lecture, workshop), Commercial Type (panelist), The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.

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