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Angela Norwood

MGD (Masters of Graphic Design) North Carolina State University, USA

Associate Professor, Department of Design
Chair, Department of Design

anorwood@yorku.ca

Angela Norwood is the 2006/07 recipient of the Faculty of Fine Arts Dean's Junior Faculty Teaching Award. Her current research interests include examining the role of design in Ladakh, India through social, cultural and cognitive aspects of wayfinding and signage systems. She is also interested in analyzing structural devices in advertising. A former professional designer in Chicago, IL and Raleigh, NC, she has over 15 years experience in practice. Her professional work has been recognized by several organizations and publications including the Type Directors Club, Graphis and Communication Arts Magazine. Her work is also included in the American Institute of Graphic Arts National Design Archive.