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Arem Duplessis ('96) receives 2012 Pratt Alumni Achievement Award

By Josh Eriksen on March 8, 2012

Arem Duplessis received a master of science degree in communications design in 1996. As design director for The New York Times Magazine, Arem Duplessis heads a department that was named "Design Team of The Year" by the Art Directors Club for both 2009 and 2010. Under his tenure, the magazine has received more than 75 Gold and Silver Medals from the Society of Publication Designers and more than 20 Gold, Silver, and Bronze Cubes from the Art Directors Club. His work has also been recognized by the Type Directors Club and the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and by numerous publications including American Photography, American Illustration, Photo District News, Graphis, Print, and Communication Arts. Duplessis was previously a senior portfolio instructor at the School of Visual Arts in New York and teaches an annual Master's Workshop at The Danish Design School in Copenhagen. He has lectured throughout the United States and abroad, including London and Oslo.

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