Linda Blackwell is a Chicago senior graphic and type designer, hand-lettering artist and calligrapher. Her distinctive work has been used by leading advertisers and companies for brand logos and logotypes, retail and corporate identity systems, signage, POP displays, RFPs, white sheets, product varietals, fonts, packaging, websites, wine labels, headlines, certificates, advertising and more. She has been in the Graphic Design business for over 20 years – working with multinational corporations as well as small businesses. Designing corporate and brand identities is just one of her specialties which subsequently lead to her creation of print ads, marketing materials and web design. An expert in hand lettering, calligraphy and design, Linda also customizes fonts and is hired to refresh existing brand logos and logotypes. Her work has been used by many leading ad agencies. Her award winning work as been recognized for excellence in design by: Communication Arts, Society of Typographic Arts, Print Magazine, Graphic Design USA. and Great Lake Graphics. Linda studied graphic design in the school of Art and Design earning a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Linda started her design career as a junior designer for the venerable Morton Goldsholl Design and Film – an invaluable experience she will treasure forever, As part of the Goldsholl design team she worked on the extensive brand identity program for the newly formed Ameritech account. Other accounts included Kettle Chips, Montgomery Wards Paint Label System, Shure microphones, Museum of Contemporary Art, East Bank Club, The Habitat Company, WTTW and more. “ I give all the credit to wonderful clients, who share their vision and allow me to do what I do best: listen intently to their goals and expectations to create compelling, unique and excellent design solutions in order to elevate their company or brand."
Black & White, Calligraphy, Conceptual, Design, Digital, Graphic, Lettering, Line, Logo Design, Stylized, Texture, Type Design, Floral, Concept Art, Vector, Chalkboard
Computers, Corporate, Fashion/Cosmetics, Food, Greeting Cards, Icons, Landscape, Licensing, Medical, Packaging, Product, Sports, Technology, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Feminine, Branding, Logos