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750 Shaker Drive, #202
Lexington, KY 40504

Company Name

Braley Design

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Graphis Archives

Biography/Work Experience

Michael Braley, Creative Director of Braley Design has 25+ years of experience in brand, print, poster, book and package design. His work has been recognized internationally and is in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, The Denver Art Museum, the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe (Art and Design) Hamburg, Germany, Lahti Poster Museum, Finland and The Museum of the Marie Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland. Clients have included Aéropostale, Alliance for American Manufacturing, AIGA, Civic Engagement Fund, Effen Vodka, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Future Partners, Genentech, Pando Populus, The People’s Music School, and Skadden. His work has appeared in numerous national and international publications and exhibitions including: British Design and Art Direction, The Clio Awards, Cannes Design Lions, International Biennale of Graphic Design: Moscow, Graphis: Design and Poster Annuals, Ecuador Poster Bienal, Bolivia Poster Biennial, Lahti Poster Triennial: Finland, International Poster Biennale Lublin: Poland, Peru Design Biennial, Shenzhen Poster Bienal, Type Directors Club, Communication Arts, The Art Directors Club of New York, The One Show, The AR100 Show, AIGA, the Society of Typographic Arts, HOW and Print magazine. In 2016, Braley received the Iowa State University: College of Design: Design Achievement Award, recognizing outstanding creative and professional achievements of alumni. And in 2019, the American Advertising of Federation (AAF) Lexington awarded Braley the Distinguished Member Award. Prior to Lexington, Braley worked at leading design firms in San Francisco and New York. Braley also lectures and leads design workshops at universities and professional organizations around the nation.