People’s Graphic Design Archive
Louise Sandhaus is current faculty and former Program Director of the Graphic Design Program at California Institute of the Arts. She is the founder and co-director of The People’s Graphic Design Archive, a crowd-sourced virtual archive intended to preserve, expand, and diversify graphic design history. Her book on California graphic design, Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots: California and Graphic Design 1936-1986, published in late 2014 by Metropolis Books and Thames & Hudson, received laudatory attention from The New York Times, The Guardian (London), and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among many others. In 2022 she received the AIGA Medal.