Tyler Blik

2009 AIGA Fellow, named by AIGA San Diego

Tyler Blik is the principal of San Diego-based design firm Blik, guiding brand communication systems for a diverse roster of clients from blue chip companies like Adidas Golf, Chronicle Books, Guess, Nissan, and Infiniti, to community-based non-profits like the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego Arts Foundation, U.S./Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership, and the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library.

A Chicago native and graduate of Arizona State University, Blik is an adjunct lecturer at San Diego State University and has facilitated design workshops for MenaLab in Dubai, U.A.E. He has made a commitment to share his design experiences, and has held board positions with major regional and national organizations, such as AIGA, AIA, Orchid & Onions public awareness program, and Partners for Livable Places. He has also co-authored four books on American trademarks published through Chronicle Books in San Francisco.

He and his firm have been recognized by AIGA, the American Marketing Association, the American Association of Museums, ADDY, Communication Arts, Print, Graphis, Domus, and iD Magazine for their dedication in connecting people to new ideas and experiences, while promoting more community-based, socioeconomic design solutions.