Samuel Farfsing - Creative living in Los Angeles via New York City via Los Angeles.

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Samuel holds a BFA from CalArts in 2004, and studied fine art, printmaking, industrial drawing, photography and graphic design at both Art Center College of Design and Pasadena City College. He studied abroad during his time at CalArts, attending the Willem de Kooning Stichting in Rotterdam, Holland, under the tutelage of Rick Vermeulen. In 2004 he was awarded a first place Adobe Design Achievement Award for the design category.

He has been a visiting graphic design critic for Pratt Institute, New York City and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

He has worked with Brand Union (NYC), Brand Integration Group B.I.G. - Ogilvy & Mather (Los Angeles & NYC), Brand New School (Los Angeles), Logan (Los Angeles) Kastner and Partners (Los Angeles and NYC), Mistress, Purtill Family Business, Berdine Design, Match 2 Blue, lowercase designs, and Barker DZP.

He has worked for Red Bull North America, Apostrophe Films and Dana Brown, Reckitt Benckiser, GlaxoSmithKline, The Absolut Company, New York Road Runners, Pernod Ricard, Levi’s, Kraft Foods, Nike, The Gap, National Urban League, Mattel - Hot Wheels, The Coca Cola Company - Sprite, Motorola, Dupont and SPX.

Commercial works and projects include Vita Coco, Tetra Pak, Malibu Rum, Kahlua, Absolut, Oddka, Wybororwa, Jameson, Digicel, Fris, Durex, Chums, Stolichnaya, Mucinex, Lysol, Proactiv, NYU Stern School of Business, Flonase, Luksasowa, Y Water, Aquarious, Kraft Mac And Cheese, Yuban, 2k Sports, Webster Hall, Cabo Chips, Lysol, and Mucinex.

Non-Profit/Misc works and projects include REDCAT - Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, MIPTV, Santa Monica Classic 10K, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Mongrel Vigor, Hatchfest, Global Ocean Commission, Sound Virus Records, and Track Number Records.

His work has been published or featured The Dieline, Communication Arts, Good Magazine, Faesthetic Magazine, and Beautiful Decay Magazine.