Meet Shawn


Shawn is an award-winning graphic designer. A former art director at Apple Computer and the founding designer for Dwell Magazine, he opened his own studio in 2008. His work includes everything from branding to illustration, and has been recognized by prestigious design competitions, magazines, and books. In addition, Shawn has taught courses in publication design, typography, and identity design.

Shawn excels at using design to solve communication problems.

He understands how design can help people learn through various types of information. He knows how to make sure the experience is both informative and elegant.

Shawn has been fortunate enough to work with some great B2B brands over the years.

Client Experience

  • Aon
  • Apple Computer
  • Bronson Hospital
  • Charles Schwab
  • Chicago Portfolio School
  • Chronicle Books
  • Coca-Cola
  • Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant
  • Dwell Magazine
  • Edward Hospital
  • EntroPay
  • First Data Corporation
  • GolinHarris
  • Good Magazine
  • Hyde Park Angels
  • Jawbone
  • Kimberly Clark
  • McEvoy Ranch
  • Monacelli Press
  • Moto Restaurant Group
  • Museum of Science and Industry Chicago
  • Northwestern University
  • Pabst Brewing Co. / Old Style
  • Redbox
  • Saint Anthony Hospital
  • Smithsonian National Academy of Sciences
  • SPUR (San Francisco Bay Area Planning + Urban Research)
  • Swedish Hospital
  • Tyson Foods
  • Wave 80 Biosciences
  • YMCA of the USA
Work Samples (Books)
Work Samples (Magazine)
Work Samples (Brand)
  • encycliPodia-spreads-hazen.jpg
  • apple-pro-apps-brochure-hazen.jpg
  • apple-poster-hazen.jpg
  • hazen_apple_camp.jpg
  • forward-space.jpg
  • id-card-WWIT.jpg
  • IMGP9150.jpg
  • urban-cartography-campaign-hazen.jpg
  • elevele-campaign-hazen.jpg
  • swedish-hospital-campaign.jpg
Work Samples (Infographics)
  • urbanist-infographic-2-hazen.jpg
  • urbanist-infographic-3-hazen.jpg
  • urbanist-march-2012-infographic-hazen.jpg
  • Urbanist-spread-hazen-17.jpg
  • Urbanist-spread-hazen-6.jpg
Shawn says...
  • 7.jpg