examples of work:
identity design
icons and applications
environments and exhibits
books and covers
packaging and systems
works announcements
social concern posters

other projects:
Spiele: Otl Aicher exhibition
47 at 47 solo exhibition
spoken word performances

joe miller's company at:

joe miller at:
San José State University


Joe's work for Works/San José is featured in the book Just Design Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes by Christopher Simmons.

Six examples of work by joe miller's company are in the book Brand Identity Essentials.

A joe miller's company logo for Stanford University's HighWire is in the book LogoLounge Master Library Volume 3: Shapes and Symbols, and logo for Space 47 wins gold in the international competition and book Graphis Logo Design 8.

On of Joe's skateboard decks and another sandblasted artifact were auctioned at AIGA benefits in San Francisco.

Work from joe miller's company is in the AIGA Design Archives, and in the permanent collection of the Denver Art Museum. Included are a World AIDS Day poster, 6 Works exhibition announcements, and a Works t-shirt.


Established in 1987 and based in Santa Clara, California, joe miller's company is a design office specializing in identity and brand development through graphic, typographic, and environmental design for clients ranging from regional cultural institutions to global technology corporations. With Joe Miller as principal designer, joe miller's company affiliates have expertise in imaging, writing, translating, naming, and all manner of production and installation. Projects for environments, print, and screen include symbols and icons to exhibit design, books, announcements, and ads.

Joe Miller has received national to international recognition in 64 books and publications, including AIGA annuals, American Corporate Identity annuals, The Design of Dissent, 1000 Type Treatments, 1000 Icons, Graphis books, LogoLounge books, The New Logo from California books, Typography 12, Communication Arts, Print, and How. His articles on design have been published in AIGA Journal of Graphic Design, LIMN, and Studio. He has received 126 regional to international awards for graphic design and his work has been included in exhibitions nationwide. Several examples of work are included in the AIGA Archives and in the permanent collection of the Denver Art Museum. Joe started his career as a designer at Atari and was then a senior designer at the international public relations firm Burson-Marsteller. Joe has been a member of the design faculty at San José State University since 1988.

Joe is regarded as a leader in the design and art communities. He is president of the Board of Directors of Works/San José; is on the Board of Directors of AIGA SF, as Programming Co-Chair, Silicon Valley; is on the Board of Poetry Center San José; and is a member of the San José City Hall Exhibition Committee.

awards, publications, and exhibitions

clients and account experience

contact: info(at)joemillersco.com