Daphne Peters

Daphne Peters

Assistant Professor

dfiros@andrew.cmu.edu

Daphne Peters is an Assistant Professor with a focus on digital and physical environments, as well as communication design. She teaches students 3D form-building and the integration of type and image in projects that range from packaging and environmental graphics to identity and branding. She enjoys working with students of all levels to help them understand the fundamentals of design and develop graphic and strategic solutions to complex problems.

Peters has a global perspective of graphic design, having both worked and studied in several countries. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Carnegie Mellon University and worked professionally in Chicago for a number of years. She then earned a Masters of Design and Art Direction from Elisava, Escola Superior de Disseny in Barcelona, Spain. While in Barcelona, Daphne worked on retail, identity, environmental and web design projects before becoming a senior lead designer and strategist at UXUS in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. There she led international branding, retail and experiential graphic design projects for clients that included Procter & Gamble, ABSOLUT Vodka and Bloomingdale’s. 

Peters was previously an Assistant Professor with a focus in three dimensional design in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University. She had the opportunity to teach freshman through Masters students in a broad range of courses from fundamentals to graduate theses.