Duncan Hamilton is a design educator and graphic designer based in New York. He has a broad creative practice that covers a wide range of commercial and self-initiated design projects. Since 2010 he has maintained an independent/collaborative design studio, The Uses of Literacy, focused on print and screen-based projects for arts-related and cultural institutions. He works across disciplines and media producing books, posters, typefaces, and visual identities as well as curated exhibitions, web projects, mobile platforms, music, and video.
In addition to studio projects, he runs workshops and has been a visiting professor at various art institutions in the UK and the US. He has participated in discussions panels at the Tate Gallery London, CCA Gallery Glasgow, and the New York Art Book Fair and curated exhibitions for the Arts Council of England, the Liverpool Biennial, and Frieze Art Fair.
M.F.A., Manchester University, UK.