Yve Ludwig is a New York-based creative director and graphic designer with nearly two decades of experience focused on books, publications, graphic identity systems, print collateral, signage, and exhibitions. In 2012, she launched an independent design practice focused on collaborations with clients in the publishing, educational, and cultural sectors.

Previously, Yve was an Associate Partner at Pentagram Design, where she worked closely with Michael Bierut for five years. Before joining Pentagram, Yve worked as a graphic designer at Yale University in the Office of the University Printer, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, and Parsons School of Design.

Yve’s recent clients include Columbia School of the Arts, Columbia University Institute for Ideas and Imagination, Images Publishing, James Gallery at the CUNY Graduate Center, The Monacelli Press, Museum of the City of New York, Princeton University Press, Yale Office of Development, Yale University Press, Yale School of Management, and Yale College Office of Admissions.

Yve holds a BA from Yale College and an MFA in Graphic Design from the Yale School of Art. Her work has won awards and recognition from organizations including AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers, Art Directors Club, Association of University Presses, Book Industry Guild of New York, Type Directors Club, Society for Environmental Graphic Design, and Print Magazine.

She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and three children. When not at her desk, she can be found cooking for her family and friends, playing the piano, reading a book—or catching up on sleep. 

For more about me, check out this essay on the Yale University Press website and this interview on Yale’s website.