Michael McDermott is a designer and educator who is currently an Assistant Professor at George Mason University in the School of Art. He has taught classes in typography, web design, motion design, and the history of graphic design. He previously worked as a designer at the General Design Co. in Washington, DC and has taught design classes at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Maryland Institute College of Art. When he isn’t teaching or designing you might find him riding his bike, photographing birds, rock climbing, or just generally enjoying the outdoors. He received his MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2015 and a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech in 2011.