I’m Verena Michelitsch, an independent designer and art director, originally from Austria, based in New York City. I specialize in conceptualizing and creating visual expressions spanning graphic design, art- and creative direction, illustration, editorial– and digital design. I’ve had the pleasure of working with an array of international clients including Apple, Nasa/JPL, Facebook, Bottega Veneta and The Smithsonian. I'm the co-creative director of Gossamer magazine, a bi-annual lifestyle print magazine about Cannabis and creative director of the Gossamer brand.

I’m Verena Michelitsch, an independent designer and art director from Austria by way of New York City. I specialize in conceptualizing and creating unique visual expressions, spanning graphic design, art direction, illustration, pattern, editorial, and digital design. I’ve had the pleasure to work with an array of international studios and clients, including Apple, Nasa/JPL, Facebook, Red Bull, The Smithsonian and Opening Ceremony. Please get in touch for inquiries, requests or questions.

Over the past years I have established an international network of developers, type designers, brand strategists, animators, editors, producers and writers who I regularly collaborate with on large scale projects.

I’m Verena Michelitsch, an independent designer and art director from Austria by way of New York City. I specialize in conceptualizing and creating unique visual expressions, spanning graphic design, art direction, illustration, pattern, editorial, and digital design. I’ve had the pleasure to work with an array of international studios and clients, including Apple, Nasa/JPL, Facebook, Red Bull, The Smithsonian and Opening Ceremony. Please get in touch for inquiries, requests or questions.

For inquiries, collaborations and questions please don't hesitate to e-mail studio@verenamichelitsch.com

I’m Verena Michelitsch, an independent designer and art director from Austria by way of New York City. I specialize in conceptualizing and creating unique visual expressions, spanning graphic design, art direction, illustration, pattern, editorial, and digital design. I’ve had the pleasure to work with an array of international studios and clients, including Apple, Nasa/JPL, Facebook, Red Bull, The Smithsonian and Opening Ceremony. Please get in touch for inquiries, requests or questions.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Independent Creative, Design-
& Art Director
Brooklyn, NY, 2018–now

Art Director, Apple
Sunnyvale, CA, 2017

Design Director, Sid Lee
New York, 2014–16

Sr. Designer RoAndCo
New York City, NY, 2012–14

Design Intern, Sagmeister Inc.
New York City, NY, 2011

Co-Founder, En Garde
Graz, Austria 2008

STUDIOS / FREELANCE

Pentagram
Sagmeister & Walsh
NR 2154
Collins
RoAndCo
High Tide
Human NY
The Working Assembly

CLIENTS

Apple

Ada Blackjack
Anna Sheffield
Bartaile
Bing Bang Jewelry
Billy!
Condé Nast
Chobani
Red Bull
sasha + lucca

Self Magazine
Smithsonian National
Museum of the
American Indian
Stone And Strand
NASA JPL
The New School


STUDIOS / FREELANCE

Pentagram
Sagmeister & Walsh

NR 2154
Collins
RoAndCo
High Tide


PUBLIC SPEAKING

Designforum Graz

Austria, 2016
1971 Design Space Sharjah,

United Arab Emirates, 2016
Ringling College of Art & Design, 
Sarasota, FL, 2015
Let's Talk Design

Brooklyn, NY, 2014


STUDIO / CONTACT

+01 (646)-704-4846
studio@verenamichelitsch.com
a/d/o c/o Verena Michelitsch
29 Norman Ave Brooklyn
NY 11222
 

 

 

 


Website built with Semplice
with the help of Jürgen Genser.
Portfolio photography by Helga
Traxler, Tom Huveners, Anna Maria
Muchitsch, Verena Michelitsch.

SELECT CLIENTS

Apple
Anna Sheffield
Bing Bang Jewelry
Bottega Veneta

Condé Nast
Chobani
FInn Jewelry
Gossamer
Google Creative Labs
sasha + lucca

Smithsonian National
Museum of the
American Indian
Stone And Strand
Splendid Spoon
NASA JPL
Talsam
The New School
The Optimist
Tower 28
Overheard

CLIENTS

Apple

Ada Blackjack
Anna Sheffield
Bartaile
Bing Bang Jewelry
Billy!
Condé Nast
Chobani
Red Bull
sasha + lucca

Self Magazine
Smithsonian National
Museum of the
American Indian
Stone And Strand
NASA JPL
The New School


STUDIOS / FREELANCE

Pentagram
Sagmeister & Walsh

NR 2154
Collins
RoAndCo
High Tide


PUBLIC SPEAKING

Designforum Graz

Austria, 2016
1971 Design Space Sharjah,

United Arab Emirates, 2016
Ringling College of Art & Design, 
Sarasota, FL, 2015
Let's Talk Design

Brooklyn, NY, 2014


STUDIO / CONTACT

+01 (646)-704-4846
studio@verenamichelitsch.com
a/d/o c/o Verena Michelitsch
29 Norman Ave Brooklyn
NY 11222
 

 

 

 


Website built with Semplice
with the help of Jürgen Genser.
Portfolio photography by Helga
Traxler, Tom Huveners, Anna Maria
Muchitsch, Verena Michelitsch.

SELECT ONLINE PRESS


AIGA Eye on Design
The Design Kids
Make Nice
Designsponge
Page Online
Design Kiosque
Trendland
Fast.Co Design
Under Consideration
Magculture
Itsnicethat
Passerbuys
She-Form
Fubiz
Woman.at



SELECT PRINT PRESS


Soirée Graphique 8
Novum Magazin

Page Magazin
étapes:
Gestalten Los Logos
Hightone Good Idea
Victionary Gold + Silver
fast.co Magazine
Computer Arts Magazine
Choi’s Gallery
Box Südsteiermark Magazin

CLIENTS

Apple

Ada Blackjack
Anna Sheffield
Bartaile
Bing Bang Jewelry
Billy!
Condé Nast
Chobani
Red Bull
sasha + lucca

Self Magazine
Smithsonian National
Museum of the
American Indian
Stone And Strand
NASA JPL
The New School


STUDIOS / FREELANCE

Pentagram
Sagmeister & Walsh

NR 2154
Collins
RoAndCo
High Tide


PUBLIC SPEAKING

Designforum Graz

Austria, 2016
1971 Design Space Sharjah,

United Arab Emirates, 2016
Ringling College of Art & Design, 
Sarasota, FL, 2015
Let's Talk Design

Brooklyn, NY, 2014


STUDIO / CONTACT

+01 (646)-704-4846
studio@verenamichelitsch.com
a/d/o c/o Verena Michelitsch
29 Norman Ave Brooklyn
NY 11222
 

 

 

 


Website built with Semplice
with the help of Jürgen Genser.
Portfolio photography by Helga
Traxler, Tom Huveners, Anna Maria
Muchitsch, Verena Michelitsch.

LECTURES

Likeminds Festival  Panel
Fishkill, NY, September 2019

Shillington School of
Graphic Design
New York, NY, March 2019

FH Joanneum University of
Applied Arts
Graz, Austria, January 2019

Ortweinschule für Kunst
& Design Graz, Austria,
December 2018

Live from OFFF Barcelona
Barcelona, May 2018

Live from 99U Conference
New York City, 2018

Designforum
Graz Austria, 2016

1971 Design Space
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2016

Ringling College of Art & Design,
Sarasota, FL, 2015

Let's Talk Design
Brooklyn, NY, 2014

CLIENTS

Apple

Ada Blackjack
Anna Sheffield
Bartaile
Bing Bang Jewelry
Billy!
Condé Nast
Chobani
Red Bull
sasha + lucca

Self Magazine
Smithsonian National
Museum of the
American Indian
Stone And Strand
NASA JPL
The New School


STUDIOS / FREELANCE

Pentagram
Sagmeister & Walsh

NR 2154
Collins
RoAndCo
High Tide


PUBLIC SPEAKING

Designforum Graz

Austria, 2016
1971 Design Space Sharjah,

United Arab Emirates, 2016
Ringling College of Art & Design, 
Sarasota, FL, 2015
Let's Talk Design

Brooklyn, NY, 2014


STUDIO / CONTACT

+01 (646)-704-4846
studio@verenamichelitsch.com
a/d/o c/o Verena Michelitsch
29 Norman Ave Brooklyn
NY 11222
 

 

 

 


Website built with Semplice
with the help of Jürgen Genser.
Portfolio photography by Helga
Traxler, Tom Huveners, Anna Maria
Muchitsch, Verena Michelitsch.

STUDIO / CONTACT

Please get in touch via e-mail for inquiries, requests or questions: studio@verenamichelitsch.com

a/d/o c/o Verena Michelitsch
29 Norman Ave Brooklyn, NY 11222


IMPRINT

Website built with Semplice.
Portfolio photography by Joanna McClure, Caroline Fayette, Yael Malka, Tom Huveners, Flora Maclean and myself.

CLIENTS

Apple

Ada Blackjack
Anna Sheffield
Bartaile
Bing Bang Jewelry
Billy!
Condé Nast
Chobani
Red Bull
sasha + lucca

Self Magazine
Smithsonian National
Museum of the
American Indian
Stone And Strand
NASA JPL
The New School


STUDIOS / FREELANCE

Pentagram
Sagmeister & Walsh

NR 2154
Collins
RoAndCo
High Tide


PUBLIC SPEAKING

Designforum Graz

Austria, 2016
1971 Design Space Sharjah,

United Arab Emirates, 2016
Ringling College of Art & Design, 
Sarasota, FL, 2015
Let's Talk Design

Brooklyn, NY, 2014


STUDIO / CONTACT

+01 (646)-704-4846
studio@verenamichelitsch.com
a/d/o c/o Verena Michelitsch
29 Norman Ave Brooklyn
NY 11222
 

 

 

 


Website built with Semplice
with the help of Jürgen Genser.
Portfolio photography by Helga
Traxler, Tom Huveners, Anna Maria
Muchitsch, Verena Michelitsch.

ARCHIVE

See older work on Behance.