The Design Division

Peter Lusch

Peter Lusch

Email: plusch@bgsu.edu

Office: 115 Fine Arts Center

Position

Assistant Professor of Teaching, Graphic Design

Education:

  • B.F.A., Graphic Design, Eastern Michigan University, 2000

  • M.F.A., Graphic Design, Michigan State University, 2014

Currently Teaching:

ARTD 2015 Principles of Graphic Design
ARTD 3060 Graphic Design Theory
ARTD 4070 Graphic Design Senior Thesis

Peter Lusch is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in Graphic Design. His work has been featured in many national design publications and at design conferences. Peter has previously taught graphic design courses at Penn State and Lehigh University.

Area of Research / Artistic Focus

  • New critical competencies for the design portfolio 
  • Interdisciplinary collaborative work models 
  • Design for cultural organizations
  • Vernacular photography & visual typologies


Teaching specialization

  • Typography
  • Web / Interaction design
  • Human-Centered Design
  • Portfolio
  • Graphic Design foundations
  • Branding


Discipline-related Accomplishments 

  • User interface design fieldwork in Sierra Leone, Africa
  • Presentations at AIGA and UCDA national design educator conferences 
  • Presentation at Design Incubation Colloquia
  • Published reviews in the design journal Design and Culture
  • Graphis Typography Annual 4
  • Graphic Design USA
  • Communication Arts
  • Newspaper Association of America ACME Award
  • American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards
  • Creativity Annual

Peter joined the BGSUGD Faculty in the Fall of 2021.

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