Tala Safié

ABOUT

b. 1986, HK.

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I am a graphic designer from Beirut based in New York. I currently work with AIGA Eye on Design 🤱🏽 and as an art director for The New York Times Sunday Styles.

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For collaborations and freelance work:
talasafie@gmail.com

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Some links:
NYTimes, It's Nice ThatL’Orient le JourDesign WeekL’Officiel Levant, WePresent, 99U, Journal Safar

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Talks + Jury:
Buzzfeed Design Club (Speaker, NYC, June 2019); Student Design Competition of the Society of Publication Designers (Guest judge, NYC, March 2019); Toast International Design Festival at MICA (Speaker, Baltimore, Feb 2019); Parsons School of Design (Guest critic, NYC, 2019); Refinery29 Cool Hangs (Speaker, NYC, Nov 2018); TUMO Center for Creative technologies (Lab leader, Yerevan, March 2016); AIGA Middle East Morning Toast (Speaker, Beirut, 2016)

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Awards:
Boghossian Foundation prize, design category (Belgium/Beirut, 2018); Stack Magazines, cover of the year for AIGA Eye on Design’s second issue “Psych”, design in collaboration with queen Shira Inbar (London, 2018) {more info on the process here}; Print Magazine, Regional design awards (NYC, 2017)

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Education:
MFA Design, School of Visual Arts (NYC, 2018)
BFA Graphic Design, American University of Beirut (Beirut, 2013)