Visiting Assistant Professor
M.S., Pratt Institute
B.A., Hampton University
As Design Director for The New York Times Magazine Arem Duplessis has led a department that has been named ‘Design Team of The Year’ by The Art Directors Club (ADC) for three consecutive years (2009-2011). Under his tenure the magazine has received numerous Gold and Silver medals from The Society of Publication Designers (SPD) and The Art Directors Club (ADC). Most recently Duplessis and team received an Emmy Nomination for their work on the short films— ‘Touch of Evil.’ He has also been recognized by The Type Directors Club (TDC), The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), American Photography, American Illustration, Photo District News (PDN), Graphis, Print Magazine, Creative Review, Communication Arts Magazine among others. In March 2012 he was honored as one of five distinguished alumni of Pratt Institute. Duplessis has served in similar roles at GQ, SPIN and Blaze magazines.
Arem has taught at The School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City and teaches an annual Masters Design Workshop at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. He has lectured throughout the United States and abroad including London, Oslo and Jakarta.
He currently teaches in the MS Communication Design program and resides in Brooklyn with his wife and two kids.