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Tom Pappalardo

Makes Things Often

PROFESSIONALLY, I知 a graphic designer, illustrator, and After Effects animator. I like clean, flat, and bold. I work under the name Standard Design. SUBPROFESSIONALLY, which I知 pretty sure is a word, I am a writer, a cartoonist, and an art-maker. UNPROFESSIONALLY, I play music. I知 the less-talented half of the drum & guitar duo The Demographic (

Born in eastern Mass. Been out west for 20+ years. I made that big "Easthampton, Massachusetts" mural on Cottage Street. I was in a PIXIES video once.

FREELANCE CLIENTS INCLUDE: Rolling Stone, Forbes, Audubon, Smithsonian, Free Press, Clinique, VIBE, Pfizer, TV Guide, National Priorities Project, FX Network, Men痴 Fitness, Media Education Foundation, Tesco, Calvin Klein, AMC, Bank Of America, Standford University, Estee Lauder, GQ, Civil Liberties And Public Policy, Young@Heart Chorus, Farm Aid, Car & Driver, and a whole bunch more. PUBLISHED WORK: → It痴 Only Rock & Roll But I Like It: Real Rock Art for Real Rock Bands (2013) → Gigposters Volume 2 (2011, Quirk Books) → Typeface: Classic Typography for Contemporary Design (2009, Princeton Architectural Press) → Nave: Modernism and Folklore in Contemporary Graphic Design (2009, Gestalten) → Panda Meat Vol. 1 (2005, Lasp Gasp) → Art of Modern Rock (2004, Chronicle Books) SHOWS & EXHIBITIONS: → SORRY-GO-ROUND - Turners Falls, Mass. (Sept-Dec 2015) → LOOK 5 - FOE Gallery, Northampton, Mass. (July-Aug 2015) → dECAde - Easthampton, Mass. (August, 2015) → LOOK 4 - FOE Gallery, Northampton, Mass. (July-Aug 2014) → Oya Festival - Oslo, Norway (2009) → Beans & Screens - Durham, NC (2008) → Art or Advertisement? - Charleston, SC (Aug-Oct, 2007) → YINZ GOT POSTERS - Pittsburgh, PA (Sept-Oct 2007) → Graphic Noise - Museum of Design, Atlanta (2005)