ABOUT

Patricia Moritz is a graphic designer specializing in publication design and branding for arts, cultural and educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and publishers of trade and reference books on a diverse range of subjects. She founded her studio, Patricia Moritz Design, in 1984. She consistently works at an intimate scale to allow for direct collaborations with artists, architects, curators, writers and publishing houses large and small, as well as self-publishers.

She received her formal training at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and was mentored by internationally renowned designer and founder of TED, Richard Saul Wurman. She lives and works in Pasadena, California.

Selected Projects
Patricia Moritz Design
(1984-present)

re:creation, Lauren Kasmer, LMK Press (2018)
CARBON Allotropes: Visceral & Ethereal, an Artist’s Response, FOCA Los Angeles, LMK Press (2018)
– Rinaldi Literary Agency, branding, print (2016)
Creative Santa Fe: branding, print communications, web design (2011-2014)
Lavender Fields of America: A New Crop of American Farmers, Sonoma Lavender (2011)
Milestone Documents in American History, Schlager Group (2008-2013)
Jorge Fick Selected Work:1965-1975, Eric Firestone Gallery (2008)
American Luxury Library: promotional boxed set of American classics, Ford Motor Company (2006)
The Lost Years, Jeffers Press (2006)
Cyclopedia of Young Adult Authors, Salem Press (2005)
UCLA Law: magazine of UCLA School of Law (2004)
Picassso to Pop: The Richard Weisman Collection, Atelier Press (2002)
Magill’s Encyclopedia of Science, Salem Press (2002)
– Sony Entertainment, Game Show Network: print communications (1999)
Ed Ruscha MetroPlots, Gagosian Gallery (1998)
Judy Chicago: exhibition catalog, Works on Paper Gallery (1998)
Effortless Elegance with Colin Cowie, HarperCollinsPublishers (1996)
LA Marathon: The First Ten Years, LA Times Books (1995)
4:31: Images of the 1994 Los Angeles Earthquake, LA Times Books (1994)
ConArtist, 30 Years of Paul Conrad, LA Times Books (1993)
UCLA Anderson School of Management: MBA catalogs, print communications (1992-1995)
Understanding the Riots: Los Angeles Before & After the Rodney King Case, LA Times Books (1992)
Witness to War: Images from the Persian Gulf War, Los Angeles Times (1991)
California Highways magazine: art director, bi-monthly magazine (1991)
Visit USA West: tourist map published in 8 languages, California Office of Tourism (1990)
On the Artist in Society: branding, print communications, MOCA (1987)
– Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA): building signage; environmental banners; outdoor billboards; exhibition signage; print communications (1985-1988)
The Contemporary, quarterly publication of MOCA (1985-1988)
New Management magazine: USC Graduate School of Business (1985-1987)
Guest Informant city guides: map design, Morris Communications (1984-1990)

Office of Richard Saul Wurman (1981-1983)

LA/Access©; NYC/Access©; SF/Access©; Hawaii/Access©; Olympic/Access©; Polaroid/Access©
– TED conference: branding, print communications
Design Arts II: publication for the National Endowment for the Arts
– New York City subway system map design, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Whole Earth Catalog: conference publication including demographic atlas

Freelance (1981-1984)

Carlos Diniz Associates: branding, maps, and print communications for architectural presentations and marketing packages, Canary Wharf, London.
– 1984 Olympic Games, Los Angeles: Sussman Prezja & Co. design team, venue design + signage

Affiliations (1981-1984)

Guild of Book Workers
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)

Photos: jennifer cheung steven nilsson photography
Web implementation: mediaslinger
ABOUT
re:creation, Lauren Kasmer, LMK Press (2018)
CARBON Allotropes: Visceral & Ethereal, an Artist’s Response, FOCA Los Angeles, LMK Press (2018)
– Rinaldi Literary Agency, branding, print (2016)
Creative Santa Fe: branding, print communications, web design (2011-2014)
Lavender Fields of America: A New Crop of American Farmers, Sonoma Lavender (2011)
Milestone Documents in American History, Schlager Group (2008-2013)
Jorge Fick Selected Work:1965-1975, Eric Firestone Gallery (2008)
American Luxury Library: promotional boxed set of American classics, Ford Motor Company (2006)
The Lost Years, Jeffers Press (2006)
Cyclopedia of Young Adult Authors, Salem Press (2005)
UCLA Law: magazine of UCLA School of Law (2004)
Picassso to Pop: The Richard Weisman Collection, Atelier Press (2002)
Magill’s Encyclopedia of Science, Salem Press (2002)
– Sony Entertainment, Game Show Network: print communications (1999)
Ed Ruscha MetroPlots, Gagosian Gallery (1998)
Judy Chicago: exhibition catalog, Works on Paper Gallery (1998)
Effortless Elegance with Colin Cowie, HarperCollinsPublishers (1996)
LA Marathon: The First Ten Years, LA Times Books (1995)
4:31: Images of the 1994 Los Angeles Earthquake, LA Times Books (1994)
ConArtist, 30 Years of Paul Conrad, LA Times Books (1993)
UCLA Anderson School of Management: MBA catalogs, print communications (1992-1995)
Understanding the Riots: Los Angeles Before & After the Rodney King Case, LA Times Books (1992)
Witness to War: Images from the Persian Gulf War, Los Angeles Times (1991)
California Highways magazine: art director, bi-monthly magazine (1991)
Visit USA West: tourist map published in 8 languages, California Office of Tourism (1990)
On the Artist in Society: branding, print communications, MOCA (1987)
– Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA): building signage; environmental banners; outdoor billboards; exhibition signage; print communications (1985-1988)
The Contemporary, quarterly publication of MOCA (1985-1988)
New Management magazine: USC Graduate School of Business (1985-1987)
Guest Informant city guides: map design, Morris Communications (1984-1990)

Office of Richard Saul Wurman (1981-1983)

LA/Access©; NYC/Access©; SF/Access©; Hawaii/Access©; Olympic/Access©; Polaroid/Access©
– TED conference: branding, print communications
Design Arts II: publication for the National Endowment for the Arts
– New York City subway system map design, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Whole Earth Catalog: conference publication including demographic atlas

Freelance (1981-1984)

– Carlos Diniz Associates: branding, maps, and print communications for architectural presentations and marketing packages, Canary Wharf, London.
– 1984 Olympic Games, Los Angeles: Sussman Prezja & Co. design team, venue design + signage

Affiliations (1981-1984)

Guild of Book Workers
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)

Photos: jennifer cheung steven nilsson photography
Web implementation: mediaslinger