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Charles Gibbons

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Charles Gibbons is a Massachusetts-based graphic designer and educator. Everybody calls him “Chuck”. Everybody.

He received a BA in English literature from Boston University, studied design for three years at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and holds an MFA in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Professionally, he spent the ’90s as a designer for the University of Minnesota, as assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin, and teaching at RISD. In 2001, he joined the Library of Congress where he oversaw the rebranding of the U.S. Copyright Office. In 2007, he returned to work with educational clients and opened his own practice the following year. A self-described type geek, he’s designed award-winning fonts for both the retail market and individual clients.

When he’s not here, Chuck teaches in the Communication, Arts, and Humanities program at University of Maryland University College and at the Museum School in Boston.