Sara Duell — CV


Yale University School of Art, MFA Graphic Design. New Haven, CT. 2024
Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Bachelor of Design. Vancouver B.C. Canada. 2010. 


“Typografisk hyllningskonst” (In Swedish) Tecknaren Issue 4. December 2, 2022
“SURRENDER” Yale Paprika! Volume 8, Issue 02:Transient Intimacy . October 31, 2022
“How Can Designers Address Power Inequity? Start Small and Focus on the Local: A look at the community-oriented practices of Bastion Agency, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Nat Pyper, and Suzy Chan” AIGA Eye On Design. March 8, 2021
“Black Lesbian Archives: An interview with Krü Maekdo” WMN. Sept 20, 2020
“Design feminista como método, não como estética” Revista Zum (the semi-annual photography magazine by the Moreira Salles Institute in Brazil). Translated by Daniele Queiroz. Sept 18, 2020
“Lesbian Invisibility in Art History: An interview with art historian Ksenia M. Soboleva” WMN. Aug 2, 2020 
“Design Spotlight: Feminist Design as a Method, Not Aesthetics” Photobook Review #017, Fall 2019
“Women’s March on Washington: strong in number, but how about design?” Design Observer. March 8, 2017


MomusTracking the Sapphic Social Imaginaries: Lesbian Art in Print Cassie Packard. October 2023
Curve MagazineA New Generation of Lesbian Publishing. Merryn Johns. May 2023
i-DWhy zines have always been vital textbooks for counterculture.
Abigail Glasgow. Dec 2021
FuturessNot a Matter of the Past: How lesbian feminist tactics and strategies can help us overcome struggles of today. Anja Neidhardt. Oct 15, 2021
AIGA Eye on DesignSmall Budgets, Tight Deadlines, Important Work: Lessons all designers can learn from working with nonprofits
Abigail Glasgow. July 2021
Ms. MagazineFighting For the Term “Lesbian”: An Art and Poetry Publication Strives to Uplift Lesbian Writers Ashley Lynn Priore. June 2021
FontwerkWith Passion for Lesbian Culture June 2021
Fonts in Use“DYKE” hankies by WMN” Franziska Weitgruber. Dec 2020 
Autostraddle—Wmn Zine: What It Means To Be A ‘Rural Lesbian’
Lauren Parker. Dec 2019
Broken Pencil—Pencil Sharpener: Print’s New Home For Rural Lesbians. Stefanie Ucci. Oct 2019
It’s Nice ThatNew York City tourism agency rebranded with custom typefaces and hundreds of icons. Jenny Brewer. June 2016
Eye MagazineLove songs for Piano. Steven Heller. no. 90 vol. 23, 2015


Queens Art Fund 2023, 2021
Estrid Ericson’s Stipend. 2022, 2018, and 2012
Helge Ax:son Johnson’s Stipend 2020
Lucie Photo Book Prize finalist for Matthew Porter: The Heights. 2019
Vermont Studio Center artist grant. 2018
Webby Award in the Travel Category, and Honorable Mention in the Mobile Design category for 2017
HOW Design in-house awards for the NYC&Company Rebrand. 2016
PDN Photo Annual winner Photo Book Category for Larry Towell’s Afghanistan. 2015
Design Observer’s 50 Covers 50 books for Martin Parr’s Life’s a Beach. 2013