Brett Yasko is a graphic designer working from a one-person studio here in Pittsburgh. He devotes the majority of his time working on cultural-, community- and arts-related commissions with an emphasis on exhibit and publication design. Clients include Carnegie Museum of Art, Wood Street Galleries, The Heinz Architectural Center, CMU’s School of Art, CMU’s School of Architecture, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.
His work has been recognized in exhibitions such as “AIGA 365” and “50 Books, 50 Covers,” and written about in publications and websites including Communication Arts, Print, How, the New York Times, The Nation, Metropolis, Dwell, Good, Azure, Fast Company, NPR and Design Observer as well as Pittsburgh’s Post-Gazette, Tribune-Review and City Paper. His work has also been featured in several books, including Designing for Participatory Culture by Helen Armstrong (Princeton Architectural Press) and Designing Obama by Scott Thomas with an introduction by Steven Heller and Michael Bierut (Post Press). He has designed books that are part of the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum and the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Columbia University.
He holds a BA in Visual Media from The American University in Washington, D.C., and graduated from Portfolio Center in Atlanta, GA, with a concentration in Art Direction.