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Grady McFerrin. The Brooklyn all rounder

July 20, 2011

Grady Mc Ferrin is an illustrator, designer and hand-letterer, who lives in Brooklyn, New York

with his wife and two kids. He studied art at Cal State University Long Beach, then moved

to San Francisco, where he learned how to use a letterpress and a computer (in that order),

and began designing numerous rock posters for the Fillmore Theatre.

You may have seen his Chronicle Books stationery line, or one of the many wine labels he’s designed

for Bonny Doon Vineyard ……………………. they make you want to buy the wine for the label alone ! .

His art has also appeared in an assortment of magazines, book covers, packaging, and ad campaigns.

He works on cd covers, band posters, books, stationery items and much more.

His work has been recognized by the AIGA, Communication Arts, The Society of Illustrators,

Print Magazine, and American Illustration.  Here’s his collection of a little crazy dioramas.

Such a great all rounder and Gradys’ Blog can be found here.

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