Dean Alexander is the founder and a principal of Alexander Design Associates, Inc.
A native Chicagoan, he earned his BFA at the University of Illinois, Urbana, before practicing design and filmmaking in Chicago for ten years. He moved to Boston to become the Director of Design at The Architect’s Collaborative, Cambridge, and then to Basel Switzerland where he completed five years of graduate study at The Basel School of Design. Prior to opening Alexander Design Associates,Inc., Dean worked in advertising as a creative director for GGK New York, NY, and ran the New York office of Bright & Associates.
Dean has served on the faculty of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and lectured at the Rhode Island School for Design, Western Michigan University, and the Society of Environmental Graphic Design. His work resides in the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, and the Gewerbemuseum Basel, Switzerland.
In his spare time, Dean runs a few cows in West Texas.