Mike Perry (www.mikeperrystudio.com
) works in Brooklyn, NY. Making books, magazines, newspapers, clothing, drawings, paintings, illustrations and teaching whenever possible. His first book titled Hand Job published by Princeton Architectural Press hit the book shelves in 2006. “Mike Perry’s compendium of hand-drawn type points to the continued relevance of the human touch in modern communication.” —American Craft, October/November 2007. His second book titled Over & Over was released fall 2008. He is currently working on two new books. In 2007 he started a magazine called Untitled a… That explores his current interests. The third issue came out spring 2009. He has worked with clients from Apple, New York Times Magazine, Dwell Magazine, Target, Urban Outfitters, eMusic, and Nike. In 2004 he was chosen as one of Step Magazines 30 under 30, in 2007 as a groundbreaking illustrator by Computer Arts Projects Magazine, 2008 he received Print Magazines New Visual Artist award and the ADC Young Guns 6. Doodling away night and day, Perry creates new typefaces and sundry graphics that inevitably evolve into his new work, exercising the great belief that the generating of piles is the sincerest form of creative process. His work has been seen around the world including a recent solo show in Portland at the Grass Hut titled "Giant Zine Art Show."