Petrula Vrontikis



Petrula Vrontikis has been a leading voice in the graphic design and design education communities for more than 20 years. Her work has appeared in more than 100 books and publications, and is part of the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. She is the author of the book inspiration=ideas: A Creativity Sourcebook for Graphic Designers and is an editorial contributor to design publications and the AIGA website.

She lectures at conferences and universities, and to professional organizations worldwide about her work with Vrontikis Design Office ( on subjects ranging from graphic design education to design inspiration. In 2003 she was selected by Graphic Design: USA as one of the “100 People to Watch.”

She has taught the senior graphic design studies course at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, since 1989, and was on the national board of AIGA from 1999–2001. She has served on numerous local, national and international design juries. In 2007 Vrontikis received an AIGA Los Angeles Fellows Award, honoring her as an essential voice in raising the understanding of design within the industry and among the business and cultural communities of Los Angeles.