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Tim Harms

Class 2011

Tim Harms grew up as a military brat in Ohio and, like most area youth, spent much of the time plotting his escape. In 2000, he moved to Chicago and spent seven years bouncing around its amazing architecture and crummy weather. After receiving a BFA in Visual Communications from the School of the Art Institute, he left for NYC’s somewhat less amazing architecture but not-as-crummy weather, crashed on a couch or two, and landed at Condé Nast Publications working as an art director for Golf Digest, Wired, and most recently, the Condé Nast Media Group.  


Tim loves all things design, be it interior, furniture, product, graphic or type. 


He finds the neurotic hyperactivity of New York addictive but misses the stars and the smell of dirt. 

The curriculum for The Masters in Branding Program allows students to create frameworks to guide brand, design and business development, critically evaluate brand, business, marketing and design strategies and Master the intellectual link between leadership and creativity. Learn more...


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