Nermin is a designer, creative strategist, and whole-hearted champion for form, function and care. Born in Syria, raised in Saudi, with pit stops in Toronto and New York before settling in Chicago, she’s able to translate thoughtful strategies into holistic design systems in both English and Arabic. She’s reinvigorated hyper-local, national and global brands and led boundary-breaking campaigns for Heart of Sharjah, Planned Parenthood, Type Directors Club, Onward and StockX. Her work has been recognized by the STA 100, Typewolf, Brand New, Communication Arts, and Fast Company Innovation by Design. In late 2020, along with two brilliant, like-hearted women, she co-founded Field of Practice, a creative studio that crafts bold brands and designs for change.
Nermin holds a BSc in Visual Communications from the American University of Sharjah (UAE), and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts, Media and Design from OCAD University.