Husbandmen is the studio practice of James Louis Walker, a multidisciplinary graphic designer who devotes half of his time educating students on design at the University of Texas at Austin. 

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PROFILE
 

James Louis Walker
james@husbandmen.com

Walker has a background ranging from environments, branding, illustration, and interaction. His work has been featured in several publications and books; was part of larger collective projects that are now in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, MOMA, and the Brooklyn Museum; and has won several design-focused awards from organizations such as the AIGA and Communication Arts. He received his MFA in Visual Communication and Design from Virginia Commonwealth University. During his studies, he presented his research at conferences globally as well as Richmond’s first TEDx. As an educator, he lectures on design at The University of Texas at Austin and has previously taught at Washington University, Santa Reparata International School of Art, The University of Missouri, and Virginia Commonwealth University.
 

FRIENDS & COLLABORATORS
 

Daniel Cole
David Ryejol
Audra Hubbell
Karolis Kosas
Ben Proell
Cassie Hester
Lucia Weilein
Katie Barranger
Jane Nagle
Kelcey Towell
Ben Kiel

CONTACT


info@husbandmen.com
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SIDE PROJECTS


Type Hike
Scroll Slow
Dead Bicycles


SERVICES


Branding
Naming
Marks & Logo Design
Identity Systems

Physical 
Branded Environments
Signage

Print
Illustration
Stationery
Books

Packaging 
Retail
Albums

Digital 
Web/Mobile Design


PUBLICATIONS, AWARDS, SHOWS


2017, HMCT Art Center with Type Hike
2017, Logo Lounge 10, Selected Work
2017, Type Director's Club: Type Hike Exhibition
2017, Dribbble: Timeout
2017, The Lettermaker, An Essay about Chaos
2016, FastCo Design, Feature
2016, Illustration & Packaging, Selected Work
2016, Artists & Innovators, Interview
2016, Communication Arts Fresh, Interview
2016, Communication Arts Type Annual 6
2015, Printeresting: Ghosts
2015, Affiche 2
2015, AIGA 20
2015, Novum Magazine, Interview
2015, International Design Award
2015, Gallery Magazine Feature
2015, Bells & Whistles, Selected Work
2015, Logo Lounge 9, Selected Work
2015, GDUSA
2014, It's Nice That: Record of the Year
2014, Creative Review Magazine
2014, Typographica Ficciones
2014, AIGA 19
2013, AIGA Grade 7


Husbandmen has  proudly had work featured on/in:

It's Nice That, Dwell Magazine, AIGA Eye on Design, FastCo, HOW, Étapes, The Egotist, Creative Review, Type Director's Club, Communication Arts, Under Consideration: FPO, Crap=Good, Dribbble, Hunt, Packaging of the World, River Front Times, Creative Bloq, Gizmodo, The Manual, Popular Mechanics Magazine, Oh Beautiful Beer, Laughing Squid, Artists & Innovators


SPEAKING, JUDGING


2018, HMCT Art Center with Type Hike
2017, AIGA Louisville : Design Show Judge
2017, Pecha Kucha #28, Austin, Texas
2017, University of Texas: Type Hike
2017, AIGA Louisville : Type Hike
2017, TypeCon: Counter!
2017, Wichita State University
2017, Mississippi State University
2016, Lindenwood University
2016, Hack TX, Design Hack Expo Judge
2016, University of West Georgia
2016, AIGA St. Louis Student Conference
2016, Mississippi State University Design Show Judge
2015, Lindenwood University
2015, Washington University Saint Louis
2015, AIGA Design Conference, New Orleans
2014, Lindenwood University
2013, The 2nd Global [Visual Culture] Symposium
2013, TEDxRVA