DANIEL WARNER

Assistant Professor, Graphic Design, Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS, United States
pakastewarner.com

Daniel Warner is co-principal at Pakaste Warner Design and an assistant professor at KSU, where his creative research involves client-based projects and self-initiated design research in service to commerce, culture, and the social good. Current areas of focus include editorial illustration, collaborative image-novels, and experimental typography, where his projects are often inspired by themes and ideas surrounding the evolution of biotechnology.

His individual and collaborative projects at Pakaste Warner have earned recognition through a number of design awards, exhibition in shows and biennials in the U.S. and abroad, and publication in industry venues such as Communication Arts, Graphis, Print, Creative Quarterly, Brand New, Slanted, GD USA, and numerous books. His motion work and posters reside in several permanent collections, and have been exhibited in film festivals, museums, galleries, and design biennials in France, Poland, Bolivia, Russia, the U.S., China, and other countries. Among his professional accolades are the Communication Arts Award of Excellence and Graphis Gold.

AMERICAN PARTY

24x36 inches
Digital Print
2016

"american party" is a self-directed editorial illustration and poster that comments on the dissolution of a major american political party. The concept illustrates the party's own complicity in its demise.

CENT ANS

24x36 inches
Digital Print
2014

cent ans (100 years) is an editorial illustration / poster created for the 100th anniversary of world war one—the first full war at industrial scale, propelled by radically disruptive technological advances across land, sea, and air.

The simple death skull archetype is constructed of war-machine technological patents from the 1880s–1910s, with eyes of red poppy.

NO PARPADEAN (DON'T BLINK — HUMANITARIAN AID)

24x36 inches
Digital Print
2016

Self-directed 3d editorial illustration & poster in support of humanitarian aid for migrants — ayuda humanitaria, no el miedo y la criminalizacion (humanitarian aid, not fear and criminalization).
The simple death skull archetype is constructed of war-machine technological patents from the 1880s–1910s, with eyes of red poppy.