Awards and Honors

Print Magazine
New Visual Artists 2009 Nominee
The Graphic Eye: Photographs By Graphic Designers
From Around The Globe
Photos included in Stefan Bucher's latest book, by Chronicle Books
Really Good Packaging: Explained
Package design showcased, by Rockport Publishers
Creative Grab Bag Book
Illustration and design contributions, published by HOW Books
Freelance Design in Practice
Thoughts and advice on freelancing in a book by Cathy Fishel
CMYK Magazine
Thoughts and contributions in vol. 44
AIGA Chicago
Work featured in "Snap Shot 2008–2009"
CMYK Magazine
Design work featured in vol. 41
AIGA Chicago
Work featured in "Snap Shot 2007–2008"
LogoLounge IV
Two identities selected for inclusion, by Rockport Publishers
Be a Design Group
Featured Portfolio Review in Episode 49.5
The Illinois Institute of Art — Schaumburg
Graduate Speaker, Winter 2007
The Society of Typographic Arts
Work inducted into The Chicago Design Archive 2007
ARTimation 8 Film Festival
Motion-type video accepted into the annual film fest
AIGA Chicago
Work featured in "Snap Shot 2006–2007"
Square One All-Day Design Competition
"Best In Show" for the 2007 Competition held at ILIS
The Art Institutes Design Competition Sponsored by Adobe
2nd Place National Winner Poster Design
Logo selected for inclusion in the July 2006 Gallery
Square One All-Day Design Competition
"Best In Show" for the 2006 Competition held at ILIS
Standards Reboot
Website featured in the 2006 Reboot Gallery

Kind Words

"Mig is a creative force that has multiple abilities technically, creatively and socially. He would be a great addition to any team and I look forward to working with him again."
Justin Ahrens, Principal & Creative Director, Rule29
“Mig is amazing—not just as a designer, as a person. He was an exemplary student and is a wonderful Alumni. Mig has always excelled at great design, but where he truly shines is as a motivator to his peers. He always steps forward to help educate others, as a friend, a colleague or a stranger. And Yes, he's a great designer.”
Vanessa Jackson, Assistant Director of Career Services, The Illinois Institute of Art—Schaumburg

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