Renata Graw


Renata Graw is the Founder and Creative Director of Normal, a small, independent team of designers and creative thinkers based in Chicago. Normal believes that thoughtful design can have a profound impact on how people interpret the world. In 2017, Normal was selected to be part of the exhibition design team for the Obama Presidential Center.

Graw previously served as Vice President of AIGA Chicago, as well as a Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Originally from Brazil, Graw received her BFA from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica in Rio de Janeiro and her MFA from UIC. She studied typography under Wolfgang Weingart at the Basel School of Design and participated in the ISIA/Urbino Summer Workshop under the mentorship of Karel Martens and Armand Mevis.