Brett Yasko is a graphic designer who works with artists, curators, writers and educators from a one-person studio in the City of Champions. Clients include Carnegie Museum of Art, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), Wood Street Galleries, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, DelMonico Books/Prestel Publishing, Princeton Architectural Press, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, The Heinz Architectural Center and Carnegie Mellon's School of Art. He has designed books that are part of the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Denver Art Museum and the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Columbia University.
Yasko has been recognized in exhibitions such as the Lodz Design Festival, AIGA 365 and 50 Books, 50 Covers and written about in publications and websites including Communication Arts, the New York Times, The Nation, Metropolis, Dwell, 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).
Yasko holds a BA in Visual Media from The American University in Washington, D.C. He has taught in the School of Design since 2005.