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Mike Heighway

Partner, OBSIDIAN

Denver

Mike is a multidisciplinary designer and art director whose work extends across brand identity systems, web and mobile app design, print design, packaging, product visualization, and architectural design.

In 2010, Mike graduated with a Master of Architecture from The University of New Mexico. During his education, he focused heavily on Japanese architecture, and interned in Kyoto for the summer of 2008 where completed an independent study on how modern Japanese architecture can respond to historic context. He has been involved in design education since attending college. He has taught Design Studio 1 and Special Topics Furniture Design at the University of Colorado, and has been a visiting critic at both his alma mater and CU Denver.

Over the last decade, Mike has completed a diverse body of work for Apple, Hewlett Packard, internationally published architects, cable television networks, and small start-ups. He is currently running his own design studio, working as a freelance design consultant.

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Visual Design 101

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