Renata Graw is the founder and creative head of Normal, a small, independent team of creative thinkers based in Chicago. In this role, she builds in her previous experience at Plural, the award-winning Chicago studio she co-founded and led for eight years, during which time she also served as Vice President of AIGA Chicago and professor if graphic design at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Originally for Brazil, Graw received her BFA from Pontifica Universidade Catolica in Rio de Janeiro and her MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She studied typography under Wolfgang Weingart at the Basel School of Design and participated in the ISIA/Urbino Summer Workshop under the mentorship of Karel Martens and Armand Mevis.
Graw's work has been featured in the Communication Arts, Eye and Print magazines, and has been recognized by the AIGA 365, Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club and STA Archive.