Richard Baker has over 20 years in publication design. He redesigned and is the former design director of LIFE magazine. Richard has served as art director of Premiere magazine,Vibe, Us, monthly and design consultant for essence magazine and has redesigned all the previously mentioned magazines. He was also the art director of the Washington Post Sunday Magazine.
He has won numerous awards: several gold and silver medals from graphic design and publication societies and was named in Folio magazine as one of the most influential designers
in 1999. His work has appeared in The Art Directors Club of New York and Boston, The Society of Publication Designers Annual, Print magazine.
He has lectured at The School of Visual Arts in New York, The Design indaba Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. He has also judged several design competitions, which include, The Society of Publication Designers, The Type Directors Club, i.D. magazine, The Society of Newspaper Designers.